Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R)/Medical Spine at Bronson Methodist Hospital

Brain and spine diseases, disorders and injuries are our specialty. Our trained specialists excel in wide range of conditions from low back pain to more complex problems like spine fractures and brain trauma.

Why Choose Bronson Methodist Hospital for PM&R/Medical Spine?

  • One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care™ for three years in a row (2012-2014)
  • Ranked among the top 5% in the nation for neurosciences for three years in a row (2012-2014)
  • Ranked among the top 5% in the nation for neurosurgery for two years in a row (2013-2014)
  • People in Kalamazoo County prefer Bronson Methodist Hospital for neurosurgery and for head injury or stroke (Consumer Preference Study, Professional Research Consultants, Inc., 2012)
  • Our specialized inpatient services include a neurovascular unit, neuromonitoring unit and neuro critical care unit
  • Our top specialists ensure the most thorough assessment and treatment plan, and include physiatrists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, anesthesiologists, physical therapists and chiropractors
  • We are a Priority Health Spine Center of Excellence
  • Four locations for rehabilitation: two in Kalamazoo, one in Paw Paw and one in Vicksburg
  • Spine camp available for patients considering surgery

Conditions We Treat

Our doctors treat conditions, including:

  • Back, neck and leg pain
  • Brain and spine trauma
  • Degenerative spine conditions
  • Herniated discs
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal cord trauma and injuries
  • Spinal deformities
  • Spine infections

PM&R Services & Treatments

We offer a wide range of services, including:

  • Coordinate multidisciplinary physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy
  • Electromyography (EMG) and orders for diagnostic imaging
  • Lumbar injections utilizing fluoroscopy
  • Medications and pain management of nonsurgical spine patients
  • Referrals to surgeons if needed
  • Spasticity management, including botulinum toxin injections
  • Spine therapy following surgery
  • Trigger point injections
  • Work and school reintegration and returning to driving after neurological injury

Our PM&R/Medical Spine Team

Our goal is to provide high quality care and high patient satisfaction. We accomplish that by employing a knowledgeable physiatrists, who coordinate with neurologists, neurosurgeons, neurointerventional surgeons, physiatrists, psychiatrists, epileptologists, neuroscience nurses, hospitalists, anesthesiologists, primary care providers, pharmacists, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists.

For More Information About PM&R/Medical Spine

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