About the Journal : American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

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About the Journal

​​​​​​The mission of the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is to promote excellence in education, scientific research and evidence-based clinical practice.
American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation focuses on the practice, research and educational aspects of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Monthly issues keep physiatrists up-to-date on the optimal functional restoration of patients with disabilities, physical treatment of neuromuscular impairments, the development of new rehabilitative technologies, and the use of electrodiagnostic studies. The Journal publishes cutting-edge basic and clinical research, clinical case reports and in-depth topical reviews of interest to rehabilitation professionals.

Topics include prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal conditions, brain injury, spinal cord injury, cardiopulmonary disease, trauma, acute and chronic pain, amputation, prosthetics and orthotics, mobility, gait, and pediatrics as well as areas related to education and administration. Other important areas of interest include cancer rehabilitation, aging, and exercise. The Journal has recently published a series of articles on the topic of outcomes research. This well-established journal is the official scholarly publication of the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP).

Readers may receive up to 18 Category 1 CME Credits annually by completing the educational activity in each issue of the American Journal. Please click here for more information about this CME activity. For more CME information regarding this and other titles, please visit our CME website.

Official Journal of the Association of Academic Physiatrists and the Asociación Médica Latinoamericana de Rehabilitación (AMLAR).

Publication & Editorial Staff Contacts

David Myers
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Journal Production Editor
John Ingram

Marketing Manager
Erin Cantino
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Advertising Sales Representative
Farah Sheikh
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Classified Sales Manager
Sharonda Robbins
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Translation, Rights & Licensing
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Two Commerce Square
2001 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-521-8300


Walter R. Frontera, MD, PHD
Professor, Department of Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, and Sports Medicine
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Executive Editor
Tiffany Knowlton, JD, MBA
Hanover, Maryland

Managing Editor
John Goldsmith
American Journal of PM&R Editorial Office 
201 Shannon Oaks Circle, Suite 124
Cary, NC 27511
Phone: 919-650-1459 
[email protected]

All manuscripts should be submitted with a cover letter to the above address.