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Physiatry is a field of medicine (also called Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) that specializes in the evaluation and treatment of people with injuries, illnesses and conditions affecting nerves, muscles, joints, and bones. Physiatrists are experts in the evaluation of musculoskeletal or neurological conditions with a focus towards the minimization of impairment and disability. Physiatrists use a variety of techniques to aid in the evaluation of patients, including x-rays, bone scans, MRI scans, and other studies. Physiatrists also use electrodiagnostic testing (also called EMG and Nerve Conduction Testing) to assess conditions like pinched nerves, nerve injuries, and peripheral neuropathies.

What separates Physiatrists, such as West County Spine & Sports Medicine, from other physicians who treat neurological or musculoskeletal conditions is their functional orientation and focus on appropriate treatment and rehabilitation. Our Physiatry services include…

The focus of Physiatry is to minimize disability and maximize function, no matter what the problem or condition. Please contact us today to request an appointment or learn more.

What’s a Physiatrist?

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Amanda in Bridgeton, MO

Dr Margherita is an excellent doctor. I had severe pain for months in my shoulder. He helped me understand the issue and, through physical therapy, resolve the problem. I am nearly back to normal and, by continuing my physical therapy at home, can continue to be pain free.

Amanda in Bridgeton, MO
Andrew in St Louis, MO

"Dr. Margherita and his staff have been very helpful working with me. I have some chronic medical issues that have required a number of different therapies and medications. I am pleased with their ongoing attention towards helping me. With there help, I have been able to continue working a very full work schedule and enjoy most recreational activities I was having difficulty with in the past."

Andrew in St Louis, MO

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If you suffer from pain, there is no better physician near St. Louis, MO to help you.

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