TYPICAL AILMENTS ABOUT WHICH TO CONSULT A PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATION MEDICINE SPECIALIST:
• problems in the back, neck or shoulder area
• problems with the elbow and hand
• knee, ankle and hip problems
The problems listed above readily disrupt everyday life as a result of pain and difficulties with movement. In many case, the symptoms become so severe that only surgery remains an option. But before you decide to proceed with surgery, there is often a great deal that can be done with the help of a physical and rehabilitation medicine specialist. A specialist in physical and rehabilitation medicine often works together with rheumatologists, neurologists and orthopaedic surgeons and the goal is to create a sensible rehabilitation plan that to combine this with various forms of care when necessary.