Physiatry is the medical specialty of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Physiatrists (fizz-eye’-uh-trists or fizz-ee-a’-trists) are specialists in diagnosing and treating acute and chronic pain conditions of the musculoskeletal system, even when standard diagnostic tests do not reveal the source of the problem. The Physiatrist offers a comprehensive, non-surgical approach to pain and injury. They direct the treatment plan and coordinate care with physical therapists and other health care professionals. The result is an individually designed treatment plan tailored to the patient’s specific condition. Read more >
Integrative Medicine is the practice of medicine that reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches, healthcare professionals and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing. Read more >
Medical Acupuncture is the clinical discipline of acupuncture as practiced by a physician who is also trained and licensed in Western biomedicine. Acupuncture involves the insertion of fine needles and the application of electrical stimulation at precise points to stimulate the body to release natural chemicals that relieve pain, promote relaxation, and improve function. Read more >
Manual Medicine is hands-on-care to move muscles and joints through gentle pressure, stretching and resistance to ease pain, promote healing and increase mobility.
Individual treatment in private rooms by masters level Physical Therapists with advanced training in manual medicine, spinal stabilization, and therapeutic exercise. Our in-house gym includes state-of-the-art exercise equipment for the promotion of strengthening, endurance training and overall reconditioning.
Evelyn B. Kirner, PT, MHS, our physical therapist, graduated from Russell Sage College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy in 1984. She received a Masters of Health Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Indianapolis in 1992. She has advanced training with over 20 years of clinical experience specializing in manual therapy, soft tissue mobilization, myofascial release, the treatment of sacroiliac dysfunction in pregnant women, and orthopedic problems of patients ranging from children through the geriatric population.
The injection of local anesthetic into taut muscular bands called trigger points is an effective medical procedure to deactivate pain that causes headaches, neck, back and sciatic pain.
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