Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry)
About This Specialty
Physiatrists are medical specialists who diagnose and treat disorders, disease or injuries of the nerves, muscles or bones that cause temporary or permanent impairment. Specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatry), physiatrists employ nonsurgical treatments.
Our specialist develops a comprehensive program to help restore the body’s function.
Common treatment and therapies include:
- Acute and/or chronic pain
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
- Multiple sclerosis
- Musculoskeletal problems (back and neck pain)
- Orthopedic injuries
- Pinched nerves