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What can I expect at the physiatrist office?

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Dr. Steven Arbit
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: History and physical

A good physiatrist will take a good history and preform a comprehensive musculoskeletal examination.
He /she should then look at your imaging studies (mris etc) and then o over a treatment plan with you and answer all of your questions.

In brief: History and physical

A good physiatrist will take a good history and preform a comprehensive musculoskeletal examination.
He /she should then look at your imaging studies (mris etc) and then o over a treatment plan with you and answer all of your questions.
Dr. Steven Arbit
Dr. Steven Arbit
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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See below

A physiatrist or specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of nerve, muscle, and bone disorders with the goal of decreasing pain and improving function.
Expect a comprehensive physical exam, possible x-rays, review of your medical history/records, detailed explanation of your condition, and a complete non-surgical plan to get you feeling better.

In brief: See below

A physiatrist or specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of nerve, muscle, and bone disorders with the goal of decreasing pain and improving function.
Expect a comprehensive physical exam, possible x-rays, review of your medical history/records, detailed explanation of your condition, and a complete non-surgical plan to get you feeling better.
Dr. Craig Morton
Dr. Craig Morton
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Help with problem

You are examined by a doctor to determine the source or cause of your problem. When a diagnosis is established the doctor will give you options of treatment for your condition or refer you to other doctors for help.

In brief: Help with problem

You are examined by a doctor to determine the source or cause of your problem. When a diagnosis is established the doctor will give you options of treatment for your condition or refer you to other doctors for help.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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