Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services

Our pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation services include:

  • A comprehensive team approach to maximize skills for daily living and recreation
  • A focus on school re-integration, beginning at the start of treatment
  • Collaboration with public and private schools to ensure successful maintenance of academic and social needs
  • Collaboration with community and regional providers to ensure coordinated, continuous care
  • Care for ventilator-dependent patients
  • Diagnosing and treating pain as a result of an injury, illness or disabling condition
  • Treatment/prevention plan
  • Robust consulting service at Norton Children’s Hospital as well as admitting patients as appropriate for inpatient rehabilitation to UofL Health Frazier Rehabilitation Institute
  • Collaboration with UofL Health Frazier Rehab for child adolescent motor reprogramming aimed at restoring independence

Conditions That Can Benefit from Rehabilitation

Children may need rehabilitation services for any number of injuries or conditions. We treat children with the following conditions:

The Norton Children’s Difference

With a 125-year presence in Louisville, Norton Children’s is a leader in pediatric care across Kentucky and Southern Indiana, providing an expanded footprint that includes:

  • Norton Children’s Hospital – The hospital works closely with University of Louisville specialists and UofL Health Frazier Rehab Institute’s Pediatric Rehab Program to provide rehabilitation services to our young patients. Norton Children’s Hospital is the region’s only full-service, free-standing pediatric hospital and Louisville’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center. It also has one of the largest Level IV (highest level) neonatal intensive care units in the country.
  • Numerous regional outpatient centers and extensive pediatrician and pediatric specialist offices throughout the area
  • Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital – The only women’s hospital in Louisville, providing care dedicated to the needs of women and children

Norton Children’s Medical Center – A unique regional outpatient facility designed “Just for Kids,” that brings pediatric care to northeastern Jefferson County and the surrounding area

Norton Children’s Offers Specialized Programs and Services, Including:

  • Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, and the Addison Jo Blair Cancer Care Center, which is one of the oldest oncology programs in the U.S. that has been continuously accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer
  • Norton Children’s Heart Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, a pioneer in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery. Norton Children’s heart transplant surgeons performed Kentucky’s first heart transplant in a newborn in 1986, making the hospital the second site in the United States for infant transplants. Norton Children’s Hospital is home to the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.
  • Pediatric neurology and neurosurgery through Norton Children’s Neuroscience Institute, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, including a Level 4 epilepsy center
  • Orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation
  • The Wendy Novak Diabetes Center
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Norton Children’s Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, affiliated with UofL School of Medicine

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