The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialists of Premier Physical Medicine Associates are prepared to help you adapt and regain physical function lost from an injury or illness. They treat and rehabilitate patients affected by stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, joint, spine or muscular pain, and other conditions that hinder everyday activity.

Working with a team of therapists and care providers, our physiatrists (physical medicine specialists) tailor care to address your physical, emotional, medical, vocational and social needs.

They focus on helping you regain the highest level of ability, independence and quality of life possible. You will need a referral from your primary care provider to schedule an appointment at one of the offices of Premier Physical Medicine Associates.

Key Services

Premier Physical Medicine Associates provide the following services to help you regain lost function:

  • Conservative, nonsurgical care of the spine and joints
  • Conservative care for muscle issues
  • Treatment for traumatic brain injury and stroke
  • Rehabilitation for traumatic brain injury, stroke and spinal cord injury
  • Spasticity management. Spasticity is a condition in which muscles are continuously contracted, interfering with normal movement.
  • Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) for injection  injections for spasticity due to stroke, spinal cord injury, migraines and torticollis
  • EMG (electromyography) testing, which measures electrical activity in muscles
  • Bracing
  • Recommendations for therapy and driving
  • Wheelchair clinic evaluation and recommendation

Common Symptoms

Your health care provider may refer you to Premier Physical Medicine Associates for treatment of common symptoms such as:

  • Post-traumatic injury complications
  • Carpal tunnel issues
  • Numbness
  • Weakness
  • Flaccidity – loss of muscle tone
  • Spasticity – continuously contracted muscles
  • Lumbar spine (lower back) pain
  • Cervical spine (neck) pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Joint pain

Common Diagnoses

Common diagnoses of patients treated by Premier Physical Medicine Associates include: