As a physiatrist, I apply a conservative, non-surgical approach to a broad range of neuro-musculoskeletal injuries. These include neck and back pain in addition to many others, such as repetitive-motion-type injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome; acute or sub-acute musculoskeletal injuries such as ankle sprains and shoulder injuries/pain; and osteoarthritis. This approach is ideal for treating injuries, such as whiplash from motor vehicle accidents as well as work-related injuries.
This approach also aids healing in functional impairments due to multiple sclerosis, stroke, and traumatic brain injury/concussion, as well as many other similar conditions.
Such care requires carefully evaluating, diagnosing, and treating patients while taking into account their physical and mental health and how it may be contributing to functional impairment from their injury or condition. I pay close attention to the patient as a whole and not just their injury or your MRI. Specialized training and technical skills help me to correct and reverse the fundamental causes of the injury or condition.
In order to effectively restore function, he may initially use a combination of the latest treatment methods to alleviate pain and discomfort. These include