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FAQs

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What is a physiatrist?

A physiatrist (fizz ee at’ trist) is a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Physiatrists treat a wide range of problems from back pain to spinal cord injuries. They see patients in all age groups for any condition that affect a person’s physical function, or their ability work or play.

Why choose a physiatrist?

Physiatrists are trained to understand how an injury, disease, or condition affects your ability to function the way you want to. Physiatrist don’t just treat conditions but they employ every tool at their disposal, and work with teams of other rehabilitation professional to repair the impact of these conditions on your everyday life.

How do physiatrists diagnose?

Physiatrists, like other physicians, use tools like physical exams, medical history, and imaging to diagnoses medical conditions. In addition physiatrist employ special tests like electromyography (EMG), nerve conduction studies, and ultrasound to diagnose musculoskeletal and neurological conditions.

Will my insurance cover services provided by a physiatrist?

The clinicians at Medlux Rehab and Wellness participate with most major health insurance plans. Depending on your insurance plan, a specialist co-pay may be required. In most cases a referral is not required to see a physiatrist. Please consult your insurance carrier regarding the need for a primary care provider referral.

Is prolotherapy covered by insurance?

Currently prolotherapy is not covered by most insurance and is self-pay. Please contact our office to learn about the costs and payment plans.

Is PRP covered by insurance?

Currently prolotherapy is not covered by most insurance and is self-pay. Please contact our office to learn about the costs and payment plans.

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