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Orthopaedic Trauma Institute
2550 23rd Street, Building 9, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94110
Tel: (415) 206-8812


Welcome to the Orthopaedic Trauma Institute’s Rehabilitation Service.

Proper rehabilitation can mean the difference between surviving and thriving. In some cases, a patient will be “better than before”. Our Rehabilitation Department provides the highest quality physical, occupational, and recreational therapies. Treatment is provided in the hospital for in-patients as well as for outpatients at multiple clinic locations. All patients require a physician referral to receive rehabilitive care.

Terms

Physical Therapy: Rehabilitative therapy that addresses gross motor issues such as walking and posture as well as general strengthening and muscle retraining.

Occupational Therapy: Rehabilitative therapy that produces a change in the fuctional level for everyday tasks such as feeding, dressing and bathing.

Recreational Therapy: Assists patients adjust to disability through leisure and community interests.

Orthopaedic Trauma Institute (OTI)

The Orthopaedic Trauma Institute (OTI) is a collaboration between the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG). The OTI is the only trauma center in San Francisco specializing in the treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries. Regardless of where you live or which health insurance policy you carry, if you suffer a life- or limb-threatening injury in San Francisco, the ambulance will bring you to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. Once there, you’ll find our team of UCSF Orthopaedic Department surgeons, specially trained to mend complex fractures all over the body.

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