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Dr. Steven G Bardfield MD, Physiatrist (Physical Medicine)
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Dr. Steven G Bardfield MD

Physiatrist (Physical Medicine) | Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

550 W Ogden Ave Hinsdale IL, 60521

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Dr. Bardfield focuses on conservative, nonoperative methods of treating musculoskeletal and neurologic injuries. He is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of lower back and neck disorders. Dr. Bardfield ...

Education and Training

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine 1993

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Dr. Steven G Bardfield MD's Expert Contributions
  • Burning in my left hip should I go to the doctors?

    It could be this: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/meralgia-paresthetica/symptoms-causes/syc-20355635 READ MORE

  • Foot drop?

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  • Does urgent care treat head injuries?

    A head injury, if significant, can cause bleeding around the brain, which can occur slowly from veins rather than arteries. A CT scan is the gold standard for detecting this type of bleeding. An urgent care center can assess you and order a CT scan if necessary. READ MORE

  • What kind of physical therapy is used for rotator cuff?

    Physical therapy for a rotator cuff tear involves progressive strengthening of the rotator cuff muscles and restoration of normal movement patterns of the shoulder complex. Your physician who diagnosed you should be able to write specific orders for the therapist based on location of the tear and whether or not it is a partial or complete tear. READ MORE

  • What kind of therapy is needed after a stroke?

    It depends specifically on the deficits present after the stroke. Difficulty walking or with strength in general requires physical therapy. Difficulty with the upper extremities requires occupational therapy. Difficulty with speech or swallowing would require speech therapy. READ MORE

  • Why do the bottoms of my feet hurt?

    Pain in the bottoms of the feet near the heels can be a few things. Plantar fasciitis is pretty common and pain is usually on the inside of the heel not quite in the center of the heel more toward the front of the foot. This pain usually significant during the very first few steps out of bed in the morning. Heel spurs can also be a source for pain and in fact may be a cause or the result of plantar fasciitis. Heel spurs can be identified on an x-ray. A podiatrist or an orthopedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle would be able to diagnose your condition and recommend treatment which usually is conservative consisting of specific physical therapy  stretching or a local cortisone injection in the area of the plantar fascia attachment. The health professional clown also identify if you have flat arches or high arches and possibly recommend orthopedic inserts for your shoes. READ MORE

  • How is a torn tendon diagnosed?

    An MRI is the gold standard to diagnose a torn tendon. An ultrasound can be used in some cases, but an MRI is far superior. READ MORE

  • Is physical therapy useful?

    Yes, physical therapy can be quite helpful in reducing muscular tightness and spasm. It also is effective at restoring normal range of motion and posture as well as teach you specific stretching and strengthening exercises READ MORE

  • Should I go to ER for leg pain?

    Yes. Absent an injury, intense leg pain may indicate a blood clot which can be dangerous and is quickly diagnosed with an ultrasound that would take about 2 minutes. If there was a sprain injury of some sort, but pain is well beyond what you would expect, a condition called compartment syndrome is also very serious and needs to be ruled out quickly. Go to the ER. READ MORE

  • How can I exercise without harming my heart?

    If you’re 29 years old and have no medical problems, there is no way that exercise is going to harm your heart, even if you exercise every day. If you’re not certain whether or not you are in good health, you can simply make a visit with your primary care physician and get a regular check-up. READ MORE

  • What medications can I take for muscle spasms?

    Having uncontrollable muscle spasms throughout the day is in no way normal and not something you should just take a pill for. You need to see your primary care doctor to see what the cause is. READ MORE

  • Will Advil interact negatively with Flexeril?

    No it will not interact. Flexeril and other muscle relaxants are sedating and best used before bedtime and if you have to drive or think. READ MORE

  • Will a physiatry follow up tell my friend more about his stroke?

    Yes. Physiatry is vital to arrange and monitor therapy (OT, PT and speech) as well as medication and equipment prescriptions. The first 3-6 months after a stroke is when most of the recovery occurs. READ MORE

  • Treatment options for spinal stenosis?

    Physical therapy oral anti inflammatory medicine and x-ray guided epidural steroid injections were the usual conservative treatment options. Surgery only comes into play when it’s very severe and there is associated unrelenting pain or weakness in the legs. READ MORE

  • What is a "gait analysis"?

    Gait analysis can be utilized to determine if there are abnormal forces going through any of a number of joints including the ankle, knee, hip or even forces transmitted to the low back which may be creating pain due to asymmetry. READ MORE

  • What's the difference between a physiatrist and physical therapist?

    A Physiatrist is a physician. They go through 4 years of college, then 4 years of medical school, then 4 years of residency. A physical therapist goes through 6 years of training after high school. READ MORE

  • Can physical therapy help my mom?

    Occupational therapists are trained for hand and arm therapy. They most certainly will be able to help with your mom's recovery. READ MORE

  • Is there a test to diagnose nerve damage?

    An electromyogram (EMG) is a test to diagnose nerve injury or damage. A Neurologist or a Physiatrist are the only physicians who can perform the test. READ MORE

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

    Yes. Specifically a Physiatrist that commonly treats amputations and is knowledgeable regarding prosthetics. They may even have a specific physical therapist in mind to speed recovery of function. READ MORE

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

    If you have no history of injury to your back then it would be important to see your doctor to get imaging studies such as Xray or MRI to diagnose any structural abnormalities. READ MORE

Treatments

  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Neuropathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Herniated Disc
  • Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease (ddd)

Dr. Steven G Bardfield MD's Practice location

Practice At 550 W Ogden Ave

550 W Ogden Ave -
Hinsdale, IL 60521
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