A physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) doctor or physiatrist, specializes in the nonsurgical management of back and neck pain as well as other musculoskeletal problems. A physiatrist provides techniques and treatments that allow back and neck pain sufferers to return to activity without surgery. This can include injections that serve two purposes: relief of pain as well as providing additional diagnostic information about the cause of back or neck pain.
Our physiatrists focus on restoring function to patients with such joint and muscle conditions as sore shoulders, back and neck pain, tendonitis, and pinched nerves, as well as complex orthopedic, sports and work-related injuries. Treatment options include physical therapy, injections, and medication management, as well Monterey Spine & Joint’s unique ability to provide comprehensive care integrating several specialty areas.
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation problems range from back and neck conditions to sports-related injuries and beyond.LEARN MORE
Regular checkups, post-surgery care and preventive measures are all part of our extensive offerings.LEARN MORE
Epidural steroidal injections, ultrasonic guided joint injections, physical therapy, home care regimens, and special exercise techniques are some of the methods we employ.LEARN MORE