Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
A physiatrist is a board-certified physician who specializes in using physical and rehabilitative medicine to help people who have undergone surgery, suffer from a chronic condition, or have suffered a significant injury or illness, regain maximum function. This specialty is focused on treating pain and injury involving muscles, bones, tissues, or the nervous system – without surgery.
Non-Surgical Pain Treatment
Whether your pain is the result of an accident, sports injury, repetitive motion or degenerative condition, the physiatrists at Rutland Regional Medical Center will work in collaboration with Vermont Orthopaedic Clinic as part of your care team to alleviate your pain and restore your functionality.
Treatment Options May Include:
- Epidural Steroid Injections
- Trigger Point Injections
- Joint Injections
- Osteopathic Manipulation
- Stretching and Strengthening Exercises
- Posture and Body Mechanics Work
- Symptom Reduction Modalities such as Heat, Ice or Ultrasound
- Activity/Movement Modification
- Use of Assistive Devices or Adaptive Equipment
- Custom Fitted Orthotics