- 2 Board certified
Top Physiatrists in Galveston, TX
305 N Mckinney St
Sweeny, TX 77480
- Emergency Medicine
- Clinical Neurophysiology
- Diagnostic Neuroimaging
- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Neuromuscular Medicine
- 6 years experience
- 4 star hospital
- 4 star medical school
301 University Blvd
Galveston, TX 77555
- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
- Pain Medicine
- 20 years experience
- Board certified
- Completed fellowship
- 3 star medical school
A physiatrist is a doctor who specializes in the rehabilitation and physiological treatment of patients with an illness or injury which 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.
The area of Galveston, TX has a population of approximately 49,659 people. There are 3 physiatrists near Galveston, which gives it a ratio of 1 physiatrist per 16,553 residents or a ratio of 1 physiatrist per 6,971 households. There are 20,914 households in Galveston.