Patients & Families

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Physiatrists are focused on function- assisting you or your loved one in getting back to doing the things you or your loved one like to do, decreasing disability associated with your injury or medical issue, and developing a treatment plan that will maximize your health.

 

A physiatrist is a medical doctor who specializes in pain management and who treats medical conditions that cause pain or limit function. Physiatrists provide a full spectrum of care from diagnosis to treatment and rehabilitation with the goal of restoring optimum health and qualityof life. Physiatrists achieve this by listening to their patients and working with them to develop a customized treatment plan which may include one or more of the following: medications, therapeutic exercise, injections, massage, electrotherapies and biofeedback, assistive devices, heat or cold therapy.

 

PHYSIATRISTS TREAT MANY ILLNESSES INCLUDING:


  • WORK RELATED INJURIES

  • NECK AND BACK PAIN INCLUDING DISC HERNIATIONS, SPINAL STENOSIS AND SCOLIOSIS

  • TRAUMA INJURIES INCLUDING SPRAINS, STRAINS AND MUSCULAR PAIN

  • HIP AND KNEE PAIN INCLUDING BURSITIS AND CARTILAGE INJURIES

  • OSTEOPOROSIS AND VERTEBRAL COMPRESSION FRACTURES

  • SHOULDER INJURIES INCLUDING ROTATOR CUFF STRAINS OR “FROZEN” SHOULDER

  • REPETITIVE STRESS INJURIES INCLUDING TENDONITIS AND CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

  • REHABILITATION AFTER JOINT INJURY AND REPLACEMENT

  • HIP AND KNEE PAIN