Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Our physical medicine and rehabilitation doctors specialize in treating patients with muscle, bone, joint, nerve, cartilage, tendon and ligament injuries, as well as pain and other physical and neurologic impairments. Disabling impairments resulting from disease, trauma, pain or congenital disorders often may be treated by non-surgical means.

Disorders We Treat:

  • Arthritis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Diabetic/peripheral neuropathy
  • Failed back surgeries/ syndromes
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Head injuries
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Myofascial pain
  • Neck and back pain or injury
  • Neurological disorders such as stroke, spinal cord injury
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pinched nerves
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), also called complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
  • Shoulder pain
  • Spine pain
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Tendonitis
  • Work-related injuries
  • Most other musculoskeletal disorders

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is sometimes called physiatry or rehabilitation medicine. Our goal is to restore a patient’s optimum physical and cognitive function. We treat disabling disorders and injuries by non-surgical means, such as:

  • Injection procedures
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Pharmaceutical pain control
  • Spinal stimulation

Expertise in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

We have expertise in:

  • Botox injections for spasticity in stroke, brain injury and spinal cord injury
  • Discography
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Epidurals (spinal injections), including lumbar, thoracic and cervical
  • Facet rhizotomy
  • Injections into major joints
  • Integrative pain assessment (IPA)
  • Medical acupuncture
  • Medical management for acute and long-term rehabilitation
  • Nerve conduction studies
  • Osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT)

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