Physical Medicine Treatments in Georgia
Physiatry, often referred to as physical medicine and rehabilitation, is focused on helping people regain function, often after an injury. Patients suffering from a diverse array of injury, injuries, or disabilities can benefit from the assistance of a physical medicine doctor.
The scope of physical medicine each patient needs varies. Patients with permanent impairments may require ongoing physical medicine treatment, while those recovering from surgery or a sports injury may only require temporary rehabilitation services.
The physical medicine and rehabilitation experts at Optimum Health Rehab have experience helping people coping with all types of conditions, including:
Our physical medicine doctors use uniquely designed, patient-centered treatment plans. They have experience developing rehabilitation plans for every type of person, from babies to octogenarians.
Managing the Rehabilitation of People with Disabilities, Pain, or Limited Mobility
The goal of your physical medicine and rehabilitation team will be to restore as much pain-free function as possible. What that entails and how they go about accomplishing it can be dramatically different for each patient.
Treatment plans and rehabilitation strategies are tailored to each patient’s disease, ailment, or injury. Some patients may need to regain full strength and mobility after a hip replacement surgery, while other patients may want to restore as much as stability and range of motion as possible after a meniscal tear or bursitis. The effectiveness of your physical rehabilitation plan is highly dependent on the skill of your physical medicine team and your personal commitment to the process.
Working with a team of wellness professionals, chiropractors, massage therapists, physical therapy experts, and medical doctors with extensive experience in the field of physical medicine is often beneficial for patients. The team at Optimum Health Rehab leverage extensive knowledge in a number of medical fields to develop comprehensive recovery plans to get patients moving with as little pain as possible.
Our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Process
The rehabilitation team at Optimum Health Rehab use manual manipulation and a suite of diagnostic tools like X-rays, MRIs, nerve conduction velocity (NVC) testing, and vascular ultrasound tests to get a clear idea of each patients’ current condition.
Once baseline levels of mobility, range of motion, strength, and chronic or acute pain have been established, our physical medicine experts can start developing a rehabilitation plan.
When patients are given the choice between an invasive surgery or physical medicine and rehabilitation, they often choose the latter. Our Optimum Health Rehab team will use every non-invasive tool available, including pain management injections, physical therapy, chiropractic adjustments and much more to get you back on your feet.