Physiatrist & Neck Pain

Treatments for Neck Pain at Washington Township Medical Foundation

A doctor of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) is also called a physiatrist. Your physiatrist can help you manage neck pain through use of a multi-disciplinary approach tailored to your needs. Your physiatrist’s role may include triage for patients with chronic or acute neck pain. He / she may then assess your condition and work with you to develop a plan that effectively targets the cause of your pain.

How Can a Physiatrist Help With My Neck Pain?

Your physiatrist works to manage symptoms and alleviate pain without resorting to surgical procedures whenever possible. Treatment approaches may include:

  • Rest
  • Over-the-counter pain medications to reduce pain and swelling
  • Steroid injections

The important thing is to find out what is causing your pain and then to move from there. Your Fremont physiatrist at Washington Township Medical Foundation can help you get to the root of the issue so you can move forward with treatment and begin to find answers. We’re here to help.