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Dr. Kurt Smith, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Des Moines, IA. He has 25 years of experience. His specialties include Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Smith is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center and UnityPoint Health Des Moines Iowa Lutheran Hospital. He speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Kurt Smith has the following 9 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
A physiatrist is a doctor who specializes in the rehabilitation and physiological treatment of patients with an illness or injury that affects movement.
These specialists have extensive knowledge of the nerves, muscles, bone, and brain. Physiatrists are also experts in pain medication.
Some common conditions that physiatrists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, neurological and spinal disorders and injuries, chronic pain disorders, like fibromyalgia, and musculoskeletal issues, like broken bones and torn muscles.
These physicians also often coordinate a team of other specialists in order to maximize the patient's recovery, such as occupational therapists, speech therapists, neurologists, orthopedists, and counselors.
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