Dr. John Richards is a physiatrist practicing in Elkview, WV. Dr. Richards is a medical doctor specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation. As a physiatrist, Dr. Richards focuses on a patients ability to function, and can treat multiple conditions that affect the brain, nerves, spine, bones, muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons. Dr. Richards can diagnose and treat pain that is a result of injury, disease or a disabling condition. Physiatrists often lead a team of physical therapists, occupational therapists and physicians in a patients treatment or prevention plan.
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