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Learn how physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), or physiatry, helps restore and enhance functional ability and quality of life for patients with physical disabilities or impairment.
Learn more about an interdisciplinary rehabilitation in pain management—from epidurals to nerve blocks to osteopathic manipulation.
Physical medicine and rehabilitation is an exciting and very dynamic field for those of us directly involved in patient care. Part of what makes this branch of medicine particularly attractive for prospective students/practitioners is the emerging technology, which infuses this subspecialty with some interesting treatment options.
When athletes suffer concussions, the common practice has been to prescribe lots of rest, both physically and cognitively.
Shoulder pain from rotator cuff disease is a common problem affecting many adults. It is estimated that over 80% of shoulder pain presenting to a primary care physician’s office is related to the rotator cuff. Individuals who perform repetitive overhead reaching, pushing, or lifting with outstretched arms are at risk for rotator cuff tendinitis.
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