Physiatric Spine Medicine

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Physicians, also known as Physiatrists, are Medical Doctors who have completed training in the specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Physiatrists treat a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons and:

  • Focus treatment on function
  • Have broad medical expertise that allows them to treat disabling conditions
  • Diagnose and treat pain as a result of an injury, illness, aging, or disabling condition
  • Determine and lead treatment/prevention plans
  • Lead teams of medical professionals, which may include physical therapists, occupational therapists, physician extenders, chiropractors and others to optimize patient care
  • Work with other physicians, which may include primary care and sports physicians, neurosurgeons, neurologists, orthopedic surgeons, rheumatologists and many others.
  • Treat the whole person, not just the problem area

Depending on the injury, illness, or disabling condition, Physiatrists may treat their patients using some of the following procedures/services:

  • Spinal injections (Fluoroscopically-guided)
  • Spinal injections (Fluoroscopically-guided)
  • Epidural injections Nerve root “blocks” or selective injections
  • Facet injections Facet nerve (medial branch) ablation/neurotomy
  • Trigger-point injections EMG/Nerve conduction studies
  • Joint injections
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Medication optimization
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Complementary-alternative medicine
  • Medico-legal consulting
  • Case review/second opinions

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Our Location

Office Hours

The Colorado Center for Spine Medicine

Monday:

8:30 AM-5:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:30 AM-5:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:30 AM-5:00 PM

Thursday:

8:30 AM-5:00 PM

Friday:

8:30 AM-5:00 PM

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed