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We found 7 rehabilitation physicians who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida MyBlue near West Palm Beach, FL.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine
Mail Code Desk 31/32; Cityplace Tower
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. John O'Connell's specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), pain medicine, and sports medicine. He practices in Weston, FL and West Palm Beach, FL. Before performing his residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. O'Connell attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. His clinical interests include leg pain, sports health, and hip pain. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. O'Connell honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Boca Raton Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Florida.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Radiculopathy, Musculoskeletal Pain, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Physiatry, Sports Medicine
Florida; West Palm Beach, Mail Code West Palm Beac
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Evan Peck practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and sports medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Peck include steroid injections, leg pain, and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. After attending the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Dr. Peck completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Hip Pain, Hand Fracture, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Physiatry
4440 Beacon Circle; Suite 100
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Ronald Snyder works as a rehabilitation physician in West Palm Beach, FL. Dr. Snyder is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Physiatry
300 Royal Palm Way
Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Jacob Lochner is a rehabilitation physician in Palm Beach, FL. Dr. Lochner graduated from the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
5305 Greenwood Avenue; Suite 203
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Mohan Gulati's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine; he sees patients in West Palm Beach, FL. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine, Internal Medicine
712 Ardmore Road
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Marc Slonimski's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Slonimski studied medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry
1309 N Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Carisa Pearce practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more.

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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.