Welcome to Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is now 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 29 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.
In our 5 Ability Labs, MDs & PhDs share space so medicine and science “cross-pollinate” constantly. Breakthroughs occur faster: fiber optics + biomedicine = muscle discoveries. Stem cells, interactive software, robots, autonomous wheelchairs, virtual reality treadmills, bionic limbs…
Studies + Trials
Innovation is in our DNA
From the most complex conditions to the more common we are here to help you Advance your Ability.read more
We’re committed to sharing what we’re doing and what we learn — with all who seek greater ability and practitioners the world over.read more