Physical Medicine

The treatment offered for pain and injury is a multifaceted approach that may include one or some combination of the following physical medicine treatments:

  • Active physical therapy (exercise), and possibly occupational therapy or recreational therapy
  • Passive physical therapy (modalities, such as ultrasound or ice or heat to relieve the pain)
  • Chiropractic manipulation
  • Myofascial therapy
  • Assistive devices
  • Back braces

The CareFirst physical medicine department works and cohort with your pain management physician with the goal of restoring your normal function and improve quality of life from a physical, emotional, psychosocial, and vocational perspective.