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The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation was founded in September 2002. The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is home to specialists in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, otherwise known as physiatrists, researchers and clinical pscyhologists. A physiatrist (fizz ee at’ trist) is a physician specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Physiatrists treat a wide range of problems from sore shoulders to spinal cord injuries. They see patients in all age groups and treat problems that touch all the major systems in the body. These specialists focus on restoring function to people.