AbilityLab - was Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

On March 25, 2017 the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago became the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. More than just a change of address, this shift enables our continued mission to be the global source of science-driven breakthroughs in Human Ability.

Recognized as #1 in rehabilitation for 28 years in a row. AbilityLab introduces its revolutionary care through 5 Innovation Centers - state-of-the-art hospital facilities and equipment for exceptional patient care provided by the best medical and nursing support.

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) has been recognized as the "#1 Rehabilitation Hospital in America" since 1991 by U.S. News & World Report. No other specialty hospital has been consecutively ranked the #1by U.S. News and World Report for so long. Founded in 1954, RIC has earned a worldwide reputation as being a leader in patient care, advocacy, research and educating health professionals in physical medicine and rehabilitation.

Spinal Cord
Nerve, Muscle + Bone

Stroke Recovery
Spinal Cord Injury
Brain Injury
Pediatric + Adolescent Rehabilitation
Cancer Rehabilitation
Limb Loss + Impairment
Pain Management
ExpertEval® Second Opinion
Adaptive Sports + Fitness Program
Musculoskeletal Medicine
Pain Management Center

In the Grainger Pediatric Lab, therapy is often cleverly disguised as play. For example, a tool for stretching, strengthening and developing coordination might take the form a high-tech, neon-green jungle gym. A device to build strength and endurance might feel like riding a bike. Software games designed to improve thinking and speaking might be adapted for toddlers or teens - some of whom have already taught us more than a thing or two about how to make therapeutic video game computer software work and "rock."  And we don't forget the classic forms of  therapy: aquatic, cognitive, and speech & language.

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