physiatrist


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physiatrist

[‚fiz·ē′a·trəst]
(medicine)
A physician specializing in physiatrics.
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Working with the rehabilitation team, the physiatrist evaluates each child's needs and goals, reviewing the various equipment options (including the advantages and disadvantages of each item) and creating a specific, individualized prescription.
Oftentimes patients are referred to a physiatrist by their primary care physicians to help diagnose mobility or pain issues and prescribe a plan of care through a combination of physical, occupational and speech therapies, as well as medication management and injection therapies," Roaf said.
An attending physiatrist with experience with acute TBI is consulted on all new TBI admissions to the Trauma Center within 24 hours of admission to ensure continuity of care and the early involvement of rehabilitation professionals.
Depressed but not demolished, my next visit to a physiatrist was far more pleasant.
Following that consultation, members can proceed with recommendations of the physiatrist or choose to consult with a surgeon.
A good physiatrist will be able to cure the problem through a combination of medicines, counselling and therapy.
To find a physiatrist, ask your primary care physician for a referral, or inquire if there is a facility in your area that specializes in the treatment of chronic back pain, such as a spine center.
Sarah Palmer, a psychologist, and Jeffrey Palmer, a physiatrist, who both teach physical medicine and rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins U.
Malikowski also serves as a physiatrist at UMass Memorial Medical Center and as an assistant professor at UMass Medical School.
Once therapists were brought aboard, the medical director recruited a physiatrist as a consulting physician to work with them in a team conference format to review therapeutic goals and otherwise teach and support them.
a physiatrist in practice at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas, who views independent rehabilitation nurses not only as patient advocates but as coordinators and advisors for the rehabilitation process.
He serves as a physiatrist at Columbus-based Physical Medicine Associates, Inc.