physiatry services
Physiatry Services at MedStar National Rehabilitation Network


A physiatrist (pronounced fizz-ee-at’ trist) is a medical physician who specializes in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Physiatry is a specialized non-surgical branch of medicine that addresses problems that touch upon all major systems in the body, using aggressive rehabilitation to promote the restoration of maximum function to people with problems ranging from simple physical mobility to complex cognitive functions. Before surgery is contemplated, think physiatry.

Services include:

  • Acupuncture
  • Concussion Medicine
  • Electromyography (EMG’s)
  • Evaluation and consultation
  • Fibromyalgia treatment
  • Fluoroscopic spinal injections – cervical and lumbar
  • Independent medical exams (IME’s) and Disability ratings
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Non-operative treatment of the back and neck
  • Non-operative treatment of the knees, shoulders, and feet
  • Pre- and post-surgical management
  • Record reviews covering treatment recommendations, length of treatment
  • Regenerative Medicine

Physiatry services are available at the following locations:

Washington, D.C.


Montgomery County