An Issue of Clinics in Geriatric Medicine
Geriatric rehabilitation is one of the basic components of comprehensive geriatric care. Both the fields of geriatric medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation are oriented towards enhancing functional abilities. This issue will address the assessment of rehab potential in the elderly, and the types of rehabilitation specific to patients who have had a stroke, patients who live with osteoarthritis and post-fracture patients. New to this issue on rehabilitation are articles on balance and gait disorders, as well as an article on exercise.