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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Physical Medicine & rehabilitation aims to optimize patient function and well-being, to help integrate the patient back into their chosen lifestyle activities.Rehabilitation should focus on changes to functional disability and lifestyle restrictions based on the patient’s own goals for functional improvement. Physiotherapy-led rehabilitation is a clinically and cost- effective intervention for those patients whose life has been adversely changed by injury, illness or disease.

Arable Medical Center is specialized in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) helps restore movement and function to people disabled by disease or injury. PM&R physicians (called physiatrists) create therapy plans that consider the unique needs, abilities and objectives of each patient. Physiatrists work closely with a team of physical therapists, occupational therapists and other rehabilitation professionals to develop a treatment plan tailored to your needs.

  • Comprehensive consultations
  • Spinal and musculoskeletal diagnoses with clinical correlation and confirmation through appropriate medical imaging technologies such as MRI, CT and bone scans.
  • Patient referrals to appropriate surgical and medical subspecialities.
  • Refer patients to physical and occupational therapy programs.
  • Electrodiagnosis (NCS/EMG) to diagnose neuromuscular conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome or a pinched spinal nerve. NCS/EMG testing measures the electrical function of muscles and nerves, then correlates this information with other data such as anatomic images obtained through X-rays or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans. Learn more about electromyography (EMG).
  • Percutaneous interventional treatments for spinal disorders: These are minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures often performed with fluoroscopic guidance (X-ray).
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Therapeutic injections to control pain and inflammation
  • Therapeutic exercises to regain flexibility, strength and endurance