Physiatry and Sports Medicine

Physiatrists are physicians who are experts in the biomechanics and function of nerves, muscle, and bone. They treat injuries or illnesses that affect people's quality of performance. The goal of a physiatrist is to treat the whole person in order to restore function. Besides diagnosing and treating the condition, physiatrists work to prevent further disability. Physiatrists take a team approach with the patient and care providers to rehabilitate the patient.

A physiatrist should have completed medical school and 4 years of postdoctoral training in ...

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