The role of a physiatrist, pronounced fizzee aya trist,
is a physician who specializes in physical medicine and
rehabilitation, and treats patients with a wide range of
neurological and musculoskeletal problems.
Physiatrists treat patients with:
The physician's role is to restore patients to maximum
functioning and improve their quality of life. The treatment
involves viewing the person as a whole and addressing the
physical, social and emotional needs that must be satisfied
in order to restore the patients quality of life to its
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