The Differences Between a Physiatrist and a Physical Therapist

The road to recovery from an illness or injury often involves pain or disability, and help from a team of highly trained professionals is usually necessary. Two key players on this team are the physiatrist and the physical therapist. While their names sound similar, they have two very distinct roles...Read More

The Cost of Being Connected: Hand Pain

19 May 2017 Hand Pain
The odds are high that you, like most everybody, has had a minor problem with a finger, hand, or wrist. The truth is, while the pain may be local to one area, they are all connected and rely upon one another for proper functioning. The hands and wrists are so commonly utilized every day, as our main...Read More

What is Physiatry?

A physiatrist practices in the field of physiatry, also known as physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), which is a branch of medicine that specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients who have been disabled, from a disease, condition, disorder, or injury, primarily u...Read More

8 Key Questions to Ask Your Physical Therapist Prior to Treatment

If you’ve never been to orthopedic physical therapy before or you’re starting PT at a new and unfamiliar place, there are some fundamental questions you should ask prior to your first appointment to make sure you will be comfortable at the facility and confident in the care you will be receiving. 1...Read More
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