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Physiatry

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 rehabilitation

 

Spasticity

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 management.

 

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) 724-4300.

Locations

Physiatry Center

Deaconess Medical Office Building
801 West Fifth Avenue, Suite: 323
Spokane, WA  99204
TEL: (509) 724-4300
FAX: (509) 755-6569
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Featured Provider

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Dan Wilcox, M.D.


Dan Wilcox, M.D., joined the Rockwood Physiatry Center in July 2015. He received his undergraduate degree from Pacific Union College in Angwin, CA, and his medical degree from the Loma Linda University Medical School in California. Dr. Wilcox completed physical medicine and rehabilitation residencies at Indiana University Medical Center and Boston University Medical Center, as well as a fellowship in spine technology and rehabilitation in Fort Wayne, IN. He is board certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Wilcox is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a member of the North American Spine Society.
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