A physiatrist is a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathic medicine who specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (also called PM&R physicians). Physiatrists diagnose and treat both acute pain and chronic pain and specialize in a wide variety of nonsurgical treatments for the musculoskeletal system.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT SPINE AND PAIN SPECIALIST?
For the management of conditions such as Sports injuries/ Post operative Care you need to visit a Physiatrist.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF SPINE AND PAIN SPECIALIST?
Physiatrists provide general medical treatment similar to internal medicine to maintain medical stability and provide secondary prevention of disability.
COMMON PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD SEE SPINE AND PAIN SPECIALIST FOR
People suffering from Sports Injuries such as Achilles Tendonitis, Iliotibial Band Syndrome, Turf Toe, Medial & Lateral Epicondylitis, DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis, Rotator Cuff Pathology, Acromioclavicular Separation, Biceps Tendonitis, Stress Fractures, Concussion
should see a Physiatrist.
DID YOU KNOW?
Physiatrist use all the modern evaluation techniques available in medicine today, including sophisticated imaging and blood studies, as well as specialized nerve and muscle testing. They pay unique attention to subtle signs and symptoms on physical examination and history taking. Their treatment plans can span the spectrum of exercise, changes in work or home environment, assistive devices, medications, natural supplements, and specialized injections.