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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Conditions and Treatments


Our physiatrists specialize in restoring optimal function to people with injuries to the muscles, bones, tissues, and nervous system (such as stroke or trauma patients). They routinely assist in the treatment plan of patients diagnosed with the following types of conditions:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Cervical dystonia
  • Chronic lower back and neck pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Spasticity
  • Spine pain

 
As a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, our physicians have the ability to perform certain diagnostic procedures, as well as therapies to help in treating or managing certain neurological conditions such as chronic pain or musculoskeletal disorders. Some of the services and treatment methods provided at Albany Med include:

  • Acupuncture
  • Behavioral therapies
  • Botox therapy
  • Electromyography
  • Epidural and nerve blocks
  • Interventional pain therapy
  • Nerve conduction studies
  • Rehabilitation strategies
  • Spinal cord stimulator trials
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