16 Jul What Is A Physiatrist?
Posted at 13:28h in News[caption id="attachment_304" align="alignright" width="228"] Dr. Samuel Yoakum, D.O.[/caption]A physiatrist is a doctor who has specialized in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. They are trained to treat all manner of patients with varying causes of dysfunction in the body, whether neurologic (from stroke, brain injury or spinal cord injury) or musculoskeletal (arthritis, muscle strain, spinal stenosis).Samuel Yoakum, D.O. who has specialized in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, is the newest addition to the Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics family of specialists.