Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physicians, also known as physiatrists, treat a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. They evaluate and treat injuries, illnesses, and disability, and are expert in designing comprehensive, patient-centered treatment plans. Physiatrists work to reduce symptoms and maximize function and quality of life.
Dr. Schwartz, Board Certified in PM&R, performs conventional musculoskeletal and neurological diagnostic testing as well as lab analysis for chemical, hematologic, metabolic, hormonal, immune, nutrient, toxic and microbial markers. This helps guide the formulation of comprehensive treatment plans which are routinely comprehensively explained. Rapid clinical outcomes minimize the need for medication and surgery.
Dr. Schwartz is a Pain Medicine specialist and has received specialized training in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of acute and chronic pain arising from traumatic and degenerative conditions. His goal is to minimize physical and emotional suffering.
When choosing a doctor in the field, it is crucial to find someone who is Board Certified, capable of detailed analysis of complex issues, and compassionate.
Dr. Schwartz will take a complete history and perform a comprehensive physical examination.
His unhurried approach and innate abilities as a listener make him extremely effective in the field.
Integrative medicine takes account of the whole person, balancing empowerment of the mind, calming of the body, and enlightenment of the spirit. It strengthens the therapeutic relationship, employs both conventional and alternative clinical approaches, and pursues vitality, community, and a healthy environment.
Dr. Schwartz, Board Certified in Integrative Holistic Medicine, provides lifestyle coaching in self-care and preventive strategies to support and enhance one’s innate capacity for healing – with focus on the elimination of unhealthy behaviors; development of appropriate regimens to optimize nutrition, exercise, and sleep; and provision of effective tools and strategies for pain and stress management.