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My father had a stroke and needs rehabilitation now. Will a physiatrist be able to help?

My father is 69 years old and suffered a stroke. He is now recovering and needs support. Will a physiatrist be able to help him out?

Is there a test to diagnose nerve damage?

I have a lot of pain in my legs and the doctors say that this could be because of nerve damage. What tests would they do to confirm this?

I have been experiencing a lot of back pain for the past two days. What medication can I have?

My back has been hurting me for a long period of time. I'm not sure what to take. What medication do you recommend?

After my c-section my back is extremely stiff. What should I do?

I underwent a c-section 20 days ago and now my back feels very stiff and sore. When I sit to feed my baby it is extremely painful especially at the lower back. What should I...

My husband has been diagnosed with tennis elbow. How long should he rest?

My husband is 42 years old and has been diagnosed with tennis elbow. How long should he be resting to enable complete recovery?

Should my mom see a physiatrist after her hip bone replacement surgery?

My mother underwent a hip bone replacement surgery 2 weeks ago. Should she see a physiatrist to improve her walk and become comfortable after the surgery?

How does a physiatrist treat musculoskeletal health problems?

I am told that a physiatrist specializes in treating musculoskeletal disorders. What does their treatment involve?

I have soreness in my shoulders. Can a physiatrist help me feel better?

I am experiencing sudden muscular soreness in my shoulders. Should I go to a physiatrist to treat it?

I had a back injury after a car accident. Will a physiatrist help me improve my condition?

I recently had a car accident where I injured my back. It was thankfully minor and I am recovering. Will a physiatrist help in improving my condition faster?

My mother underwent a joint replacement surgery. How long will the recovery take?

My mother is 68 years old and went through joint replacement surgery for her knee. How long is the recovery time for this? What should we do to help her?

I have been suffering from back pain because my job requires me to sit for long periods of time. Do you think medication will help me?

My job requires me to sit at a desk for a long period of time. I do have breaks throughout the day, but I barely take them, and now I have back pain by the end of the day. Are...

My husband fell off his bike and suffered a spinal injury. What will recovery be like?

My husband fell off his bike and suffered a spinal cord injury. He will be okay but just needs a lot of rest according to his doctors. Is there something that can be done to...

I have a pain in my lower back while sitting. What can I do?

I have a strange and a sharp pain occurring in my lower back, particularly while I sit. It comes and goes. What can I do about this? Please let me know.

My mother's foot has been amputated due to gangrene. Is there a way to help her recover faster?

My mother had to undergo foot amputation due to diabetes. She now has a prosthetic but is having a hard time learning how to cope with it. Do you think a physiatrist will be...

I am having a lot of pain around my hips and buttocks. Could it be sciatica?

I am having a lot of pain around my right hip and buttock area. This pain is constant whether I am sitting or standing. Could it be sciatica?

Is there any medication to prevent osteoarthritis?

My mother has been suffering from osteoarthritis. I am worried if it is a hereditary condition, will I get it as well? Are there any medications to prevent this condition?

What could be the cause of my constant pain while sleeping?

I am a 37 year old woman and I am suffering from extreme pain in my lower back while sleeping. Due to this pain I am unable to sleep peacefully and wake up tired. What could...

Is there any medicine for feeling numbness?

Every time I am in one position for a little long, I end up getting this numbness that often feels like pins and needles. Is there any form of treatment for this feeling or is...

Suffering from hallucinations, sleeping issues and headaches. Can this be due to glaucoma?

I am a 34 year old man and from the last two weeks I have been having trouble sleeping along with hallucinations and headaches. Could this be because of glaucoma or is it something...

I am not getting relief from my back pain in spite of pain killers. Please advise.

I am suffering from back pain for the last 2 weeks. I have been taking pain killers to manage the pain, but it is not helping and the pain keeps coming back. Please advise.

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