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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), Pain Medicine
4495 Military Trail; Suite 209
Jupiter, FL
(561) 296-9991

Dr. Mark Rubenstein's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine; he sees patients in Jupiter, FL. Dr. Rubenstein takes Medicare insurance. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include South Florida Super Doctors and Boca Raton Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
175 Villa Nueva Avenue Ne
Palm Bay, FL
(321) 952-1818

Dr. Sheryll Bryan is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She works in Palm Bay, FL. She attended medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
216 W Thatch Palm Circle
Jupiter, FL
(561) 422-8262

Dr. Jorge Garcia-Negron's specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Garcia-Negron is professionally affiliated with West Palm Beach VA Medical Center. He attended medical school at Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
138 Pinewood Court
Jupiter, FL
(561) 542-3936


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What is Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation?

The specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) is not one that many people are immediately familiar with, yet it is one that serves thousands of people every year. Also known as Physiatry, it is sometimes simply referred to as Rehabilitation or Rehab. This specialty focuses on restoring quality of life for patients who are experiencing physical pain or loss of function after a traumatic illness or injury. After major surgery, a car accident, a long illness such as cancer, or a major change to the body (such as the loss of a limb), it is the PM&R physicians who help patients begin to feel better and put the pieces of their life back together again.

PM&R physicians work with patients who have been disabled by pain or the loss of motion or cognition, and they find ways to restore function. They may consult with other physicians such as neurologists, orthopedists, physical therapists, or psychiatrists. PM&R specialists treat the whole person, not specific symptoms or illnesses, and their goal is to help patients lead active and able lives.

One example of services performed by a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician is teaching a patient who just had a leg amputated how to get around the house, use the bathroom, bathe, and care for themselves. A different example might be helping a patient learn how to walk again after a traumatic brain injury. Because there are so many different causes of pain and disability, the list of services provided by PM&R physicians is nearly endless. Generally, services that are provided by a PM&R specialist can fall into one of the following care categories:
  • Self-care skills (bathing, grooming)
  • Physical care (feeding, taking medication)
  • Mobility
  • Respiratory care (ventilator care, exercises for lung function)
  • Communication
  • Cognitive skills (memory, problem solving)
  • Vocational training
  • Pain management
  • Psychological counseling (adapting to a disability)

Because there are so many options, it can be a very creative specialty. When accidents, pain, or illness cause disability, it is the physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists who are there to give patients their life back.