Dr. Carol Van der Harst
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Bay City, MI
34 years experience female
Dr. van der Harst is a University of Michigan trained, board certified Physiatrist with 25 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Expertise in comprehensive Physical Medicine and Pain Medicine evaluations and treatment, and helping patients recover after injury without surgery.
SpecialtiesDoctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Board Certified
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Whoa: Jumping at a weight of 250 pounds translated to 500 # of force through the knee. This is not a good idea. When you get your weight down to normal th ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Unlikely: The next question you should ask your Surgeon is Why did this happen, and what changes can you make in your activities to avoid recurrence in the futu ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Get going: If you have a history of an internal knee injury, and the symptoms return, you need an examination and review of your care. If you have gained 15# af ... Read More
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Aug 28, 2013
Great, timely responses
May 15, 2013
I received a clear and precise diagnosis, with no confusingly long words nor unfamiliar medical terms. This is what I like from the professionals to whom I turn for important advice and support. I am ...Read More
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. van der Harst is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
This was very helpful. Thanks! This is very helpful as I have upper back pain on my left shoulder which I get often. Pinched nerve. This time however, it hurts behind my left breast and under my arm...Read More
Thanks for your quick reply! I applied heat last night and this morning I don't have a headache :) Still feel a little pain in my neck and shoulders, getting a massage.
This was very helpful. Thanks! Cal 10.6, then 10.2, vit d 15, PTH 67, supplementing vit d, and they added calcium, calves started hurting after that
Education & Training
Wayne State University School of Medicine, MI