Welcome to the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. We serve adults and children to diagnose and treat pain and restore function lost through injury, illness or other disabling conditions. Penn State Hershey specialists are experts in disorders of nerve, muscle, and bone that affect how patients move. These disorders include a wide range of problems from shoulder injuries to spinal cord injuries.
Our department was founded on July 1, 2010. Penn State Hershey Rehabilitation Hospital on Old West Chocolate Avenue is the primary site for our practice.
The field of physical medicine and rehabilitation is in an exciting time of growth and development in central Pennsylvania.
Prominent oncologist to take leadership role in State College
Dr. Edward Balaban has accepted an appointment as medical director of Cancer Care Partnership, a partnership of Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute and Mount Nittany Health, in State College, effective Aug. 1.More...
Pediatrician joins Network on Child Protection and Well-Being
Kent Hymel says that joining Penn State’s Network on Child Protection and Well-Being will enable him to fulfill professional goals that he cannot achieve anywhere else. The resources and collaborative opportunities with the University’s child maltreatment experts were too good to pass up.More...
Sporting Clays event raises $68,000 for CMN
The 18th annual Sporting Clays Charity Event raised more than $68,000 for Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital.More...
Superhero Dash for Diabetes planned for April 12
It's time for the 10th annual Dash for Diabetes 5K run/1 mile walk hosted by the Family Medicine Interest Group of Penn State College of Medicine. This year's event honors a "decade of dashing" with a superhero-themed race to be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 12, on the East Health campus at Penn State Hershey.More...