The Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) offers a wide spectrum of services dedicated to managing various disabilities and assisting patients to reach their maximal functional outcome.
Stress fractures are common sport injuries, usually caused by overuse, such as increasing the amount or intensity of an activity too rapidly, or the result of unfamiliar surface, improper equipment, and increased physical stress.
Foot and ankle injuries
Common causes of foot and ankle injuries are sprains and fractures that occur during sports or high impact activities, uneven ground or tripping.
A chronic, progressive disease involving damage to the sheaths of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. Symptoms may include numbness, impairment of speech and muscular coordination, blurred vision, and severe fatigue.
A traumatic injury that can either result in a bruise, partial tear, or a complete tear in the spinal cord, resulting in decreased mobility, sensation, and body organ function below the level of the injury.
A disease in which there is a loss of bone mass and destruction of bone tissue, causing weakening of the bones and makes them more likely to break. The bones most often affected are the hips, spine, and wrists.
COPD is a term that refers to a group of lung diseases that can interfere with normal breathing. It is estimated that more than 12.1 million Americans suffer from COPD. It is the fourth leading cause of death in the US.
Back pain is one of the primary reasons people go to the doctor in the United States, second only to the common cold. What can you do about back pain?
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions, visit Referring Physicians.
HOW TO REFER
Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.
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