Individuals who are currently dealing with chronic joint or spine pain may have heard of the term Physiatrist. At Michigan Sports Doctors, we have a team of Board Certified Physiatrists on staff who specialize in non-invasive treatment methods for a variety of injuries.
What is a Physiatrist?
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physicians are also commonly referred to as Physiatrists. A Physiatrist typically treats a variety of different conditions often affecting the spinal cord, bones, joints, nerves, muscles, ligaments and tendons.
A Physiatrist has completed specialized training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Both Dr. Thomas Nabity and Dr. John Santa Ana of Michigan Sports Doctors are board certified Physiatrists.
Benefits of Working With a Physiatrist
The following are a few key benefits that you’ll receive when deciding to work with a Physiatrist: