Physiatrists specialize in the rehabilitation of various
disabling conditions with the goal of minimizing the effects of
cognitive and physical impairments. Physiatrists approach patient
care from a holistic view, keeping patient preferences in mind and
utilizing treatment options aimed to improve participation in life
activities and quality of life.
We treat the following conditions:
- Spine/neck pain
- Spasticity management
- Rehabilitation of neurological conditions including:
stroke,multiple sclerosis, brain injury
Spine Care-Non Operative Management:
- Diagnosis of back and neck pain
- Rehabilitation treatments include identifying biomechanical
contributors to pain and working with therapists for correction of
the biomechanical defects; educating the patient regarding their
pain and facilitate patientself-management skills; identifying the
appropriate selection for injections; and medication
Treatments available to treat spasticity include: oral
antispasticity medications and chemodenervation techniques such as
botox and phenol injections. We can help identify patients who are
candidates for and will benefit from Intrathecal baclofen pump
Neurorehab-Stroke, Brain Injury, Multiple Sclerosis
- Address rehabilitation issues such as mobility, cognition,gait
disturbance, difficulty with ADLs, and spasticity.»»We also address
and manage factors that affect quality of lifesuch as mood
disturbance and pain.
- To promote functional independence, we facilitate return to
driving, return to work and return to community activities.
If you have questions or would like more information, please
call the Rockwood Neurosurgery and Spine Center at (509)
Physiatry CenterDeaconess Medical Office Building
801 West Fifth Avenue, Suite: 323
(509) 755-6569Map Location
Ryan Barnes, M.D.
Ryan D. Barnes, M.D., physiatry, joined the Rockwood Neurosurgery and Spine Center in July 2013. He received his undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and Spanish from Washington State University in Pullman, WA and his medical degree from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. Dr. Barnes completed an internship in Preliminary Medicine at Creighton University in Omaha, NE, and a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City. He is board eligible for the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.