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Video Interviews

Help Us Generate Content for #PhysiatryDay

August 2, 2018 | submitted by #PMRisMoreThan

Submit A Written Response Take 1 minute to complete this short form. We’re compiling written answers and plan to share them with the PM&R community on Physiatry Day! Submit a Video Response Use our new user-friendly app to record a quick video about why you love physiatry and fill in the blank: “I’m a physiatrist … Read More

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Physiatry Day 2018 is on October 26

July 20, 2018 | submitted by #PMRisMoreThan

Friday, October 26: We are putting Physiatry first. No matter your subspecialty or area of interest, October 26 is about physiatry. Come together with your peers, declare your specialty loud and proud, and be part of the fun! Our 2018 theme, “Physiatrist & ____” is about putting physiatry first. Oftentimes physiatrists introduce themselves to patients … Read More

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The Intent of Physiatry is More Than

July 13, 2018 | submitted by #PMRisMoreThan

In the fall of 2015, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) Board of Governors approved the “Unity Initiative.” This initiative is about uniting the specialty of PM&R. Its scope goes beyond AAPM&R and its membership. It’s a recognition that the specialty is being challenged by subspecialty diversification and changing systems, and acknowledges … Read More

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#PhysiatryDay2017 Recap

October 20, 2017 | submitted by PMRisMoreThan

On Friday, October 13, physiatrists from around the country and the world celebrated Physiatry Day 2017. The day-long celebration aimed to engage physiatrists, unifying them in their efforts on behalf of persons with disabilities. Each hour of the day, we highlighted a unique aspect of the specialty. To support the celebration, www.PhysiatryDay.org was created. The … 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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Physiatry Day 2017

July 7, 2017 | submitted by pmrismorethan

On Friday, October 13, we are taking 24 hours to celebrate the many aspects of physiatry that make it unique and impactful. We want YOU to be a part of the celebration, both leading up to and on the big day! Take Action Now for Physiatry Day 2017 1. Mark ‘Physiatry Day 2017’ on your … 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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#PMRisMoreThan…Answered by Physiatrists

June 14, 2017 | submitted by pmrismorethan

Gathering Perspectives of a Unique and Diverse Specialty No matter the clinical focus or practice setting, every physiatrist we’ve ever spoken to mentions how the specialty goes beyond an injury, a condition, or even a particular age group. Physiatry must be more than any of those things in order to properly serve patients and positively … Read More

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#PMRisMoreThan…a Glass Coffin

May 1, 2017 | submitted by Physiatry is More Than

“Earle, what is the square root of 25?” Earle Powdrell had been in a community hospital in Dallas for 3 days, in what appeared to be a vegetative state. Unable to move his eyes to the right or left, Earle could only – at the time – blink. It was with 5 blinks, that Earle … Read More

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