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When to see a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist

There are many reasons a person will see a PM&R specialist. These include:

  • An accident, injury or chronic condition that causes pain or limits function.
  • Sports-related injuries or injury prevention.
  • Recovery from surgery or alternatives to surgery.
  • An illness or treatment for an illness causing decreased energy, limited movement or the inability to be active.
  • A stroke, nerve damage or nerve problems.
  • Chronic pain from arthritis, a repetitive stress injury, or back problems.
  • Excess weight making it difficult to exercise or that is causing health problems.
  • Age-related disability or limitations.
  • When life changes such as childbirth or menopause create new challenges for physical function.

Disorders often treated by PM&R physicians:

  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Industrial/work injuries
  • Herniated disc
  • Pinched nerve
  • Arthritis
  • Stroke
  • Brain injury
  • Concussion

The Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation specialists at Oakland Regional Hospital focus on the prevention, diagnosis, and non-surgical treatment of disorders that cause impaired movement. If you are experiencing pain, discomfort, or a decrease in function, click below to make an appointment for a consultation. Or, call the Appointment Hotline at 248-423-8484.