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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.
Evaluation of musculoskeletal injuries, neuromuscular diseases, traumatic injuries, and complications from various diseases (i.e., spasticity, neurogenic pain) are treated by physiatrists in the clinic using conservative management techniques such as specific therapy prescriptions, medications, and injections. Medical acupuncture is also offered as an alternative for pain management.
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.