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We found 4 rehabilitation physicians who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze near Orange Park, FL.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
421 Kingsley Avenue
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Scott Schimpff is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of St. George's University School of Medicine. Dr. Schimpff's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. He is professionally affiliated with Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center and Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
2021 Kingsley Avenue; Suite 109
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Arkam Rehman works as a rehabilitation physician and pain doctor in Orange Park, FL and Jacksonville, FL. The average patient rating for Dr. Rehman is 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rehman takes. Before completing his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Dr. Rehman attended medical school at King Edward Medical University. Dr. Rehman is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine, Other
1560 Kingsley Avenue
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Sunny Sandhu is a physiatrist, anesthesiologist, and interventional pain specialist in Orange Park, FL. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
421 Kingsley Avenue; Suite 402
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Kenneth Powell is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine specialist in Orange Park, FL. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Powell attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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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.