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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.

Move the Needle

October 9, 2017 | Submitted by Ameet Nagpal, MD, MS, MEd, FAAPMR | Uncategorized

Ultimately, the goal of our specialty as a whole is to achieve functional gains, and it is easy to take our mind off of this metric as we treat patients with chronic pain. It is important to remember that these patients are carrying the burden of their disease, and the majority of them are not […]

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Physiatry is More Than…Physician Moms on the Run

October 9, 2017 | by Meagen Arensdorff | Uncategorized | Video Interviews

 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 […]

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Physiatry is More Than…Treating Pain and Weakness

October 9, 2017 | Submitted by Vinita Mathew, MD | Uncategorized

It is focused on enhancing function and helping people achieve their goals by minimizing their disability. I take pride in being a physiatrist because I have endured the power of rehabilitation medicine. I had a traumatic brain injury after graduating from medical school which had lead me to undergo inpatient and outpatient therapy. That experience […]

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