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1

what s PM&R

is a setting in which RTs treat individuals who are recovering from physical injuries both traumatic and nontraumatic
damage to nerves muscles bones, the brain

2

PM&R corresponds to which level of the leisure ability model

the 1st level!!!

3

what is the focus of PM&R

cerebrovascular disease(stroke)
traumatic brain injury
spinal cord injury
neuromuscular disorders
joint replacements

4

what is cerebrovascular disease

a stroke which is a blockage or rupture of the blood vessels that supply blood to the brain most often caused by a blood clot

a CVA causes damage to the brain and is considered a nontraumatic brain injury