Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of University of Health Sciences Fatih Sultan Mehmet Research and Training Hospital provides health services and residency training on the Anatolian side of Istanbul with its specialized outpatient clinicsspecialized in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases, 2 physical therapy rooms and 52 inpatient beds. Our physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists in our clinic serve in special outpatient clinics in the diagnosis and treatment of joint, muscle and soft tissue problems. Each of our special outpatient clinics physicians works in collaboration with rehabilitation teams specialized in their fields.


Patients with hemiplegia (stroke), spinal cord injury (spinal cord injury), cerebral palsy are included in the follow-up and rehabilitation programs and botulinum toxin applications are performed with EMG/ultrasonography in the presence of spasticity.In addition, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, poliomyelitis, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, rehabilitation of muscle diseases, gait disorders, peripheral neuropathies, facial paralysis, entrapment neuropathies are diagnosed and treated.

Besides rehabilitation after arthroplasty (hip, knee prosthesis), fracture and amputation, scoliosisrehabilitation, rehabilitation of sports injuries, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of rheumatic diseases, as well as diagnosis of diseases such as fibromyalgia, myofascial pain syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome, tendinitis (tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, Achilles tendinitis) are provided.

Our rehabilitation teams also serve inpatients clinics of orthopedics and traumatology, neurosurgery, neurology and intensive care clinics of our hospital.