What is a Physiatrist? Physicians who specialize in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. They have a broad scope of practice. They are experts in the function of muscles, nerves and bones and are specialists in non-surgical treatments.
Physiatrists are neuromusculoskeletal and back pain specialists!
Physiatrists treat the whole person and consider their family and environment in leading teams of medical professionals to restore function lost through injury, illness or disabling conditions. Physiatrists are trained in the diagnosis of peripheral nerve disease by performing EMG/NCS studies.