[ree-huh-bil-i-teyt, ree-uh-]
rehabilitation: see physical therapy.

Rehabilitation or Rehab may refer to:

  • Rehabilitation and Research Centre for Torture Victims
  • Drug rehabilitation, for dependency on psychoactive substances such as alcohol, prescription drugs, and illicit drugs such as cocaine, heroin or amphetamines
  • Fire department rehab, a firefighting service providing firefighters with immediate medical attention on the fireground
  • Land rehabilitation, the process of restoring land after some process (business, industry, natural disaster etc.) has damaged it
  • Occupational therapy, therapy aimed at giving people "skills for the job of living"
  • Neurocognitive Rehabilitation, a rehabilitation methodology utilized for cognitive and/or motricity diseases.
  • Physical therapy, treatment aimed at the attainment or recovery of optimal neuromusculoskeletal function
  • Physical medicine and rehabilitation, a branch of medicine dealing with restoration of function despite physical disability.Development of a person to its fullest physical, psychological, social, vocational, and educational potential consistent with his physiological or anatomical impairment
  • Political rehabilitation, the process by which politicians or political party members who have fallen into disgrace are restored to public life
  • Religious rehabilitation, which can follow excommunication if the faith's member demonstrates repentance
  • Psychiatric rehabilitation, a branch of psychiatry dealing with restoration of mental health and life skills after mental illness
  • Rehabilitation engineering, the application of engineering sciences to design, develop, adapt, test, evaluate, apply, and distribute technological solutions to problems confronted by individuals with disabilities
  • Rehabilitation (neuropsychology), therapy aimed at improving neurologic function that has been lost or diminished by disease or traumatic injury
  • Rehabilitation (penology), the rehabilitation of criminal behavior
  • Rehabilitation (Soviet), a "false friend" often used to translate the Russian word "reabilitatsiya" as applied, e.g. to victims of Soviet repressions. The actual meaning is "exoneration" or "exculpation"
  • Stroke rehabilitation, the process of recovering from a stroke
  • Telerehabilitation, the delivery of rehabilitation services over telecommunication networks and the internet
  • Vocational Rehabilitation, The continous and coordinated process of rehabilitation which involves the provision of vocational guidance, vocational training and selective placement, designed to enable a person with a disability to secure and retain suitable employment
  • Wildlife rehabilitation, treatment of injured wildlife with the purpose of preparing it to return to the wild


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