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Rehabilitation Center

Rehabilitation Center provides comprehensive medical care for patients with various functional and other disorders affecting their daily activities, from the alleviation of those disorders to support for social rehabilitation.

Medical services

A team of physiatrists, physical therapists (PTs), occupational therapists (OTs), nurses, clinical psychologists, speech therapists (STs), acupuncturists, and other staff provides medical services. The Rehabilitation Center, one of the central clinical facilities, is responsible for treating patients of all departments of the University Hospital in cooperation with staff of other departments. There are no beds available specializing in rehabilitation.

Treatment policy

The Rehabilitation Center seeks to prevent secondary disorders and facilitate early hospital discharge, mainly for patients in the acute phase. Physiatrists are responsible for prescribing physical, occupational, and speech therapies for inpatients and planning of rehabilitation programs. A team approach is promoted through rehabilitation conferences in cooperation with the Medical Community Network and Discharge Supporting Center.


Rehabilitation programs for cerebrovascular disease, motor organs, respiratory organs, cardiovascular disease, malignancy, psychiatric occupational therapy, and psychiatric day care (full day/half day) are available in approved facilities. Physical, occupational, and speech therapy for patients with cerebrovascular disease from the acute phase; physical therapy before and after orthopedic and spinal surgery; rehabilitation for patients suffering exhaustion and at high risk due to malignancy; physical and occupational therapy for patients with neurodegenerative disease; physical therapy for patients with peripheral arterial disease and after limb amputation; occupational therapy for patients with rheumatoid arthritis; orthotic therapy for various diseases; physical therapy for patients with respiratory failure; speech language therapy for speech and language disorders, swallowing therapy for swallowing disorders; occupational therapy for patients with psychiatric disorders, acupuncture and moxibustion treatment for pain relief and various disorders; prescription for and adjustment of prostheses and orthoses and conservative treatment.

Toru Ogata

Toru Ogata


Rehabilitation Medicine, Rehabilitation Center


M.D., Ph.D.


Spinal cord injury, Musculoskeletal rehabilitation, Assisstive technology

Research Interests

Biomarker for neurological disorders, Physical activity monitoring, Health promotion for persons with disabilities


Japanese, English

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