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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

After a stroke, training for a race. A break, a pull, a sprain. The breakdown of muscle and nerve. When moving without hurting yourself isn't easy, that's where we come in.

We don't just treat your symptoms. We find the cause of your injury or chronic pain.

From there, we develop a rehabilitation plan to relieve chronic pain, heal injuries and manage physical limitations, allowing you to get back to work, sports or leisure activities.

Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, Physiatry

A physiatrist is a medical doctor who specializes in physical medicine, rehabilitation and pain medicine. We treat and help you prevent sports and work injuries.

Physiatry: Holistic Medicine

Our nonsurgical treatments and pain management physiatrists provide a holistic approach that considers the needs of the whole person, rather than just one problem area of the body.

Conditions We Treat

  • Achilles tendinopathy
  • Balance and vestibular disorders
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Chronic pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Heel spurs
  • Lateral epicondylitis (Tennis elbow)
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscle strain
  • Myofascial pain
  • Nerve impingements
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Rotator cuff injury
  • Patellofemoral pain syndrome (Runner's knee)
  • Sciatica
  • Shin splint
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Sprain
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
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Acupuncture can decrease your pain so that you can get physical therapy, exercise and get active again.

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Athlete Services
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Extensive rehab for athletes can help you prevent future injuries and optimize your body's athletic potential.

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Pain Management
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Pain can make it hard to function in daily life. We can minimize your chronic and acute pain using radiology-guided injections and get you back your quality of life.

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