Physiatry, also called physical medicine and rehabilitation (PMR), is a branch of medicine that deals with disorders related to function and movement, focusing on nerves, joints, and muscles. Physiatrists specialize in non-invasive, non-surgical treatments for back and neck pain and injuries.
Physiatry/PMR is a great place to start if you're experiencing chronic back, neck or spine pain or have had a recent injury. A PMR physician will assess your condition, make a diagnosis, and recommend a treatment plan. PMR treatments can include physical manipulation, physical therapy, injections, and non-surgical procedures. If these treatments fail or your condition is more severe, a PMR physician may refer you to an orthopedic spine surgeon.
- Back, neck, or spine injuries
- Chronic back, neck, and spine pain
- Degenerative disc disease
- Facet joint pain
- Herniated discs
- Musculoskeletal disorders
- Osteoarthritis (spondylosis)
- Repetitive stress injuries
- Sacroiliac (SI) joint pain
- Slipped discs
- Sports injuries
- Workplace injuries
Services & Treatments
- Epidural injections
- Hip joint and bursal injections
- Home devices, such as TENS unit and traction devices
- Lumbar radiofrequency neurotomy
- Media branch blocks and facet injections
- Musculoskeletal ultrasound
- Nerve blocks
- PRP and prolotherapy injections
- Sacroiliac joint injections
- Spasticity management
- Spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation
- Strength and conditioning exercises
- Supervised spine fitness and physical therapy programs
- Trigger point injections
There are 10 locations that offer Physiatry (PMR) services near you
- Allentown – 1621 N. Cedar Crest Blvd.
- Bethlehem – 2775 Schoenersville Road
- Bethlehem – 3100 Emrick Blvd.
- Brodheadsville – 111 Switzgable Drive
- East Stroudsburg – 505 Independence Road
- Hazleton – 1097B N. Church St.
- Hazleton – 26 Station Circle
- Lehighton – 239 N. First Street
- Phillipsburg, NJ – 222 Red School Lane
- Pittston – 1120 Oak St.
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