Proper machinery. Some of our equipment are the only of their kind found in the Caribbean.
Time is important. Request an appointment today to see one of our specialist. Every second counts.
With consistent treatment and adhering to doctor’s advice, recovery is only a matter of time and will.
We continue to have a long standing relationship with our patients. Our patients matters most to us.
We continue to have a long standing relationship with our patients, because we pride ourselves on being fortunate to have treated and assisted many persons who would otherwise be left untreated and unassisted had it not been for our guidance and effective customer care. Below are a few reasons why we are the way we are.
The Rehabilitation Institute of the Caribbean Ltd. is an outpatient rehabilitation center for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R, also called Physiatry). We were established in 2009 by Dr. Paula Dawson, who holds the distinction of being the only Physician in Jamaica with US board certification in Physiatry and has Fellowship training in Interventional Spine, Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine Rehabilitation. She is currently pioneering the development of the discipline of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Jamaica. Our team is a group of dynamic and well trained talented professionals who are skilled in patient care.
We opened the doors to our current location in July 2012 where we offer medical care to adults and children for physical recovery; enabling them to regain skills after injury or illness. Our treatment goal is to improve function, performance, pain and the quality of life for our patients. Each patient receives individualized therapy specific to their unique needs, abilities, and objectives.
Rehabilitation is multidisciplinary collaboration between Physiatrists, Orthopedic surgeons, Neurosurgeons, and other specialist Doctors as well as, Physiotherapists, Occupational therapists, Psychologists, Speech and Language Therapists, Masseuses, Nutritionists and other rehabilitation professionals.
Emphasis is placed on the optimization of function through the combined use of medications, physical modalities, physical training with therapeutic exercise, movement and activities modification, adaptive equipments, orthotics (braces), prosthesis (artificial limbs), as well as patient education and psychological training.
Our mission is to improve the health and well being of our patients by providing services in a caring and professional environment through a commitment to a comprehensive, individualized patient care thereby providing the finest in health care whilst addressing the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of our clients in order to ensure that all aspects their needs are identified, and care is adapted with a patient-centered focus through a multi-disciplinary medical team approach.