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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
PM&R: A physiatrist, or rehabilitation physician, is a medical doctor who has also completed residency training in the medical specialty of physical medicin ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susana Duncan
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
REad below: Physical medicine and rehabilition (pm&r) concerns bringing a person to his or her individual highest level of function regardless of the underlying i ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
They have a lot of: Overlap. Occupational medicine focuses on medical issues related to work/occupational function, injuries related to specific occupations, workplace sa ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Mosher
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Focus: Occupational medicine focuses on return to work. Physical medicine and rehabilitation is much more diverse. Some specialists in pmr do occupational me ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Physical Rehab: If you want to get well, it would behoove you to consider all traditional forms of therapy for your condition. Work closely with your physician to ge ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Options for treating: Orthopedist is a surgeon who has the option of surgical care to help or cure the patient. A physiatrist or physical medicine doctor uses non surgical ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
PM & R: Physical medicine and rehabilitation (pm&r), also called physiatry, is the branch of medicine emphasizing the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
A lot!: Physical medicine and rehabitation is a field and a medical specialty (physicians who have this specialty are called physiatrists). Physiotherapy or ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
All options : Physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians use all the options available to treat function problems. This may include prescribing medications, p ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Same as any doctor: A physiatrist (physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor) is one of the many specialties in medicine. He can work in many settings, such as in the h ... Read More
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