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What is Physiatry?

When it comes to your body, don’t you want the best? Someone who specializes in you. Our very own Dr. Madlener is board certified in Physical medicine and Rehabilitation.

What is physical medicine and rehabilitation? Physiatry?

Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), also called physiatry, is the branch of medicine emphasizing the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders related to the nerves, muscles, and bones – that may produce temporary or permanent impairment. PM&R provides integrated care in the treatment of conditions related to the brain, muscles, and bones, spanning from traumatic brain injury to lower back pain.

What is a rehabilitation physician?
Rehabilitation physicians are nerve, muscle, and bone experts who treat injuries or illnesses that affect how you move.
Rehabilitation physicians treat a wide range of problems from sore shoulders to spinal cord injuries. Their goal is to decrease pain and enhance performance without surgery.