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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

UNC specialists in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, also called physiatrists, strive to optimize the health and function of individuals with disabilities with the goal of improving quality of life. PM&R physicians design comprehensive treatment plans for a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, ligaments, muscles and tendons.

Conditions treated

  • Acquired and traumatic brain injury
  • Musculoskeletal injuries and disorders
  • Arthritis and joint disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke
  • Mobility and gait disorders
  • Neurological disorders

Treatments and services

  • Amputee care
  • Pre- and post-prosthetic programs
  • General and specialized rehabilitation
  • Spasticity management
  • Trigger point and joint injections

PM&R services are provided at UNC Specialty Care at Chatham located at Chatham Medical Park behind Chatham Hospital.

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