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PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION IN THE FOREFRONT OF MEDICINE

The medical specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation provides integrated care in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases underlying musculoskeletal and neurologic disability. It is certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties. A specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is typically Known as a physiatrist. They have the clinical expertise in managing soft tissue and musculoskeletal disorders in the fields of Sports, Industrial, Performing Arts, and Pain Medicine. They also have in-depth training in the rehabilitation aspects of neuromuscular disorders and coordination of team of health professionals including physical/occupational therapists, acupuncturists, neurophysiologists, prosthetists/ orthotists, and vocational counselors.

COMMON SYMPTOMS AND/FUNCTIONAL LIMITATIONS REQUIRING PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION CONSULTATION

  • Musculoskeletal and neuropathic pain 
  • Upper or lower extremity numbness and/tingling
  • Decreased strength, endurance, flexibility, and/or balance and coordination
  • Limitation of mobility
  • Decreased ability for self-care

COMMON CONDITIONS REQUIRING PHYSIATRIC CONSULTATION


DIAGNOSTIC MODALITIES
In addition to the use of traditional laboratory and radiological testing the clinic provides:
  • Impairment Rating
  • Functional Capacity Assessment
  • Disability Evaluation 
  • Electromyography
  • Strength, endurance and coordination tests
 

THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES

  • Medication to treat numerous musculoskeletal and neurologic conditions
  • Trigger point and other soft tissue injections
  • Epidural/facet injections
  • Peripheral nerve and motor point blocks
  • Joint injections
  • Myofascial Stretching
  • Acupuncture
  • Therapeutic massage
  • Physical therapy (hot packs, cryotherapy, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, therapeutic exercise, traction, manual therapy, massage)
  • Functional training
  • Braces and assistive devices (Orthotics)
  • Rehabilitation Psychology 
  • Patient education and prevention  
 

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Daly City Clinic
1850 Sullivan Ave, Ste. 310, Daly City, CA 94015

San Jose Clinic
1879 Lundy Ave., Ste. 229, San Jose, CA 95131