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Physiatry is more than

Below are stories with patients and physiatrists who describe what "Physiatry is more than_____." These are compassionate and courageous stories of individuals who discovered things about themselves they never thought possible. If you are someone who has seen the power of physiatry at work in your or someone else's life, please share your own story.


June 20, 2017 | Submitted by pmrismorethan | Uncategorized

Physiatry Day was launched in 2016 at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) Annual Assembly. During the celebration, attendees received a complimentary t-shirt. Well, we have a few leftover, so we’re kicking off #TshirtTuesdays! Submit your #PMRisMoreThan story by clicking here. In turn, we’ll send you a t-shirt! Note: Size options are […]

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Kyle Silva, DO

June 16, 2017 | Submitted by pmrismorethan | Uncategorized | Video Interviews

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 […]

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#PMRisMoreThan…Answered by Physiatrists

June 14, 2017 | Submitted by pmrismorethan | Video Interviews

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 […]

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