PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physicians or Physiatrists are medical doctors that specialize in the non-surgical treatment of neck and back pain.
Physiatrists obtain a patient history, perform a physical evaluation and use the following tools to prescribe an individualized treatment plan: X-rays, MRI, Other diagnostic tools
In addition, Physiatrists prescribe spine therapy specifically for each patient's symptoms and diagnosis. When appropriate, Physiatrists perform interventional spinal injections and Electromyography (EMG) and Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS).