Government Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine is a comprehensive Rehabilitation centre for physically challenged persons. It is one of the biggest Rehabilitation Centers in our Country providing Medical, Social and Vocational Rehabilitation of the Physically Challenged persons with 30 years of service in disability sector.
The Institute is situated at the main road in K.K.Nagar, Chennai.83 in an area of 103.82 grounds with the easy approach of physically disabled persons with grants from Government of Tamil Nadu. The Institute is a premier referral center for medical rehabilitation and is affiliated to madras medical college, Chennai.
The Picture shows the world’s Largest 'Below Knee Artificial Limb' made at GIRM. To scale the normal size of an adult Below Knee Artificial Limb is kept nearby.
In addition to catering to the needs of the disabled the institute also contributes significantly in developing human resources in rehabilitation with courses on Rehabilitation medicine, Rehabilitation therapy, Physiotherapy, Prosthetics and Orthotics, etc…
It covers a wide geographical area including the whole state of Tamilnadu with subcenters at Thanjavur, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Tirunelveli,, Thirunagar, Salem and Madurai.