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Physiatry

Physiatry:
Expert care for bone, muscle, and joint conditions without surgery

When you have bone, muscle, and joint pain, surgery is not always the answer. That's why CHA offers physiatrists (fiz-eye-ah-trists) - medical doctors who specialize in physical medicine & rehabilitation. These doctors are expert in non-surgical care for problems with nerves, muscles, bones, and connective tissues, including back pain.

These medical doctors are trained in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). This gives them the ability to understand your unique health needs and provide non-surgical methods to decrease pain and improve your motion.

Services include:

  • Diagnosis of bone, muscle, joint, and nerve conditions
  • Office procedures, like steroid and joint injections
  • Spasticity management, including nerve blocks
  • Nerve conduction studies
  • Electrodiagnosis