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DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan

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- DMC REHABILITATION INSTITUTE OF MICHIGAN is one of the nation’s largest hospitals specializing in rehabilitation medicine and research. The Institute is home to many innovative programs, including the Southeastern Michigan Traumatic Brain Injury System (SEMTBIS), and the Center for Spinal Cord Injury Recovery, a worldclass facility designed to implement and study innovative treatments in spinal cord injury recovery. With nearly 30 outpatient sites located throughout southeast Michigan, it is also a center of choice for persons recovering from sports and orthopaedic injuries.

  • In 2012, DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM) became the 8th rehabilitation hospital in the U.S. to receive Ekso, a wearable, robotic exoskeleton that powers people with lower extremity paralysis or weakness to get them standing up and walking. RIM was instrumental in the final development and testing of Ekso.  RIM was among the first 10 rehabilitation centers in the country selected by the manufacturer, Ekso Bionics, to conduct investigational trials and partner in ongoing research.
  • RIM is accredited by the Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).  RIM also holds individual accreditations from CARF for our specialized programs in:
    • Spinal Cord System of Care 
    • Brain Injury Inpatient Rehabilitation Program
    • Brain Injury Outpatient Rehabilitation Program
    • Stroke Inpatient Rehabilitation
    • Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program
  • Named “Best Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation” by HOUR magazine (2008)
  • Received the 2008 Award of Excellence in the Rehabilitation Hospital category, from Health Care Weekly Review (Award Granted in May, 2009)
  • Dr. Lawrence Horn, Medical Director of Brain Injury Services at DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM) was named to the Best Doctors in America 2012-2013 database.