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:
Our Physiatrists Treat a Variety of Injuries and Conditions
At Michigan Sports Doctors, our Physiatrists specialize in treating a wide variety of conditions, a few of which include:
Avoid Addictive Medications and Painful Surgery By Working With a Physiatrist
At Michigan Sports Doctors, our team of Physiatrists are focused on providing you with a wide array of non-invasive treatment options for dealing with your condition. We understand that surgery is sometimes necessary, but many times our patients have found relief from other less invasive treatment options.
As your Physiatrist, it’s our job to listen to your concerns and use our medical experience to come up with a plan that will help you to live a more healthy and active life. If you’re interested in learning more about how a Physiatrist can help you, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team at (248) 775-1201.
Dr. Nabity or Dr. Santa Ana would be happy to sit down with you for a consultation to learn more about you and your health concerns so that we can work together to come up with a treatment plan that works for you. At Michigan Sports Doctors, we listen first and come up with a treatment plan second. This important distinction is why many of our patients in the Detroit-Metro area continue to come back to us time and time again.