Brooks Research

Creating a community of researchers, rehabilitation professionals and patients transforming rehabilitation through innovations in science, technology and care.

The Brooks Clinical Research Center is devoted to conducting innovative research studies that will expand the knowledge and science of recovery for our patients. Our skilled team is driven by a mission to generate new knowledge and integrate the latest research discoveries into clinical practices that improve patient outcomes and quality of life. Not only are we focused on our patients’ future – we are also focused on advancing the future of rehabilitation.




BARR Registry


The Brooks Active Research Registry (BARR) makes registering for current and future research opportunities more convenient and easily accessible.


Conducting Research with Brooks Rehabilitation


The Brooks Clinical Research Center (BRCRC) is responsible for administrative oversight of all research activities related to Brooks Rehabilitation. If you are interested in conducting research that involves Brooks Rehabilitation, the first step is to complete a New Research Application. Learn more about conducting research at Brooks Rehabilitation.

Research by Condition

  • Neuromuscular Research

    The neuromuscular research program focuses on developing effective treatments to help individuals with neurological disorders such as stroke, brain injury and spinal cord injury. Our multidisciplinary team, which includes scientists, clinicians and engineers is committed to conducting research that is meaningful to patients and leads to advancements in clinical practice and rehabilitation science.
  • Musculosketal Pain Research

    The musculoskeletal pain research program aims to improve the delivery of rehabilitation care for individuals experiencing a variety of musculoskeletal pain related conditions including low back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain and knee pain. Our primary goals are to prevent the transition from acute to chronic pain, explore rehabilitation approaches to treat chronic pain and to better understand the underlying factors of effective treatments for these conditions.
  • Additional Research at Brooks

    We have numerous collaborative partners and ongoing investigations to improve patient recovery, rehabilitation science and practice.
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