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What can one expect on the first visit with a physical medicine specialist?
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: Same as other Drs.
A visit to a physical medicine specialist is just like any other visit.
He/she will obtain your medical history of your problem along with a general health history, perform a physical examination with special emphasis on the part of the body that is having the problem, review old records, possibly order diagnostic tests if needed and design a treatment tailor made for you.

In brief: Same as other Drs.
A visit to a physical medicine specialist is just like any other visit.
He/she will obtain your medical history of your problem along with a general health history, perform a physical examination with special emphasis on the part of the body that is having the problem, review old records, possibly order diagnostic tests if needed and design a treatment tailor made for you.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Visit to PM speciali
A history of the illness is taken and then an examination is done.
The doctor usually then discusses his opinion of the cause of your complaints and details possible treatments.

In brief: Visit to PM speciali
A history of the illness is taken and then an examination is done.
The doctor usually then discusses his opinion of the cause of your complaints and details possible treatments.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Douglas Chang
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: Hope this helps
http://www.spine-health.
com/forum/pain/lower-back-pain/appointment-physiatrist-what-expect http://www.aapmr.org/patients/aboutpmr/Pages/WhyARehabPhysician.aspx

In brief: Hope this helps
http://www.spine-health.
com/forum/pain/lower-back-pain/appointment-physiatrist-what-expect http://www.aapmr.org/patients/aboutpmr/Pages/WhyARehabPhysician.aspx
Dr. Douglas Chang
Dr. Douglas Chang
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