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Exercise is a Lifelong Commitment

October 9, 2017 | submitted by Ethan Colliver, DO

We know that exercise is a lifelong commitment, but up to 70% of chronic back pain patients will stop exercise just a few months after stopping an exercise program. So, what works? What helps patients successfully start an exercise program? The same research gives us some ideas. High self-locus of control. If you believe you … Read More

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Physiatry is More Than…Physician Moms on the Run

October 9, 2017 | by Meagen Arensdorff

 Who do you picture when you think of a doctor? An old man? A burnt-out young resident? Well, we’re going to change up that perception big-time! Meet a dynamic group of 4 Latina doctors,* who along with a love of medicine, banded together to run in the USA Track & Field Master’s Championships, on July … Read More

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Physiatry is More Than…the Individual Physician

October 9, 2017 | submitted by Vishal Chandel, MD

Physiatrists Provide a “Helping Hand” in Jamaica  Ask just about any physiatrist why they chose the specialty, and the answer is usually the same—an overwhelming desire to maximize function and improve the quality of life for their patients. “Physiatry is a field where we focus on the functional state of the patient,” says Vishal Chandel, … Read More

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Kyle Silva, DO

June 16, 2017 | submitted by pmrismorethan

One of Dr. Kyle Silva’s favorite aspects about Physiatry is the innnovation and use of technology in the field. Dr. Silva’s work helps address accessibility challenges for patients needing prosthetics but utilizing 3D printing technology. The ultimate goal, for him, is to maximize his patients’ quality of life. “[Physiatry] is interacting with your patients, optimizing … Read More

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