The Hong Kong Association of Rehabilitation Medicine (HKARM) was formally established in 1997 by a group of doctors with interest and enthusiasm in the field of rehabilitation medicine. The mission of the Association is to advance and promote the science, art and practice of rehabilitation medicine and it's allied disciplines.


  • To improve the knowledge and skills of specialists in rehabilitation in the management of disabilities

  • To improve the functioning and quality of life of persons with disabilities


  • To promote education and research in rehabilitation medicine

  • To increase the awareness of the roles and contributions of rehabilitation specialists

  • To provide platform of communication and collaboration of all local practitioners in rehabilitation

  • To cooperate and maintain close liaison with other international societies in rehabilitation medicine

  • To provide information to local government on good and evidence-based practices in rehabilitation

  • To advocate on local policies that will enhance activities and participation of disabled persons in the community