believes that physiatry-led, patient-centered, team-based care is the
best approach to providing optimized rehabilitation care for patients.
This approach ensures the health and safety of patients and maintains
the high quality of care standard set by PM&R physicians.
The specialized, multidisciplinary training of a PM&R physician
makes them the most qualified specialist to lead the team of medical
specialists, therapists, and practitioners involved in a patient’s
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