Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation The Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation, or Roosevelt Warm Springs, as it has been called in recent years, has been in existence for over eighty years. It is one of the best-known centers for rehabilitative medicine in the United States, treating about five thousand patients annually ("Roosevelt: About Us: About Us"). Its history has been marked both by steady development and medical triumph, and by encounters with some of the less reputable forces at work in the history of American medicine, such as racism and unbalanced use of resources. The story of the Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation ("Institute" below) begins long before the arrival of the...The end:
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