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Specializes in Pain Medicine, Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

2. Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago - Crown Point; 1201 South Main Street
Crown Point, IN
(219) 738-2100; (219) 932-2300

(Average of 5 in 1 rating)

Clinical interests: Ankle Pain/Injury, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Arthritis, Back Injury/Pain, Bursitis, Carpal Tunnel ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew Hendrix specializes in pain medicine and physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include The University of Chicago Medical Center, Franciscan St. Margaret Health - Dyer, and Franciscan St. Margaret Health - Hammond. Dr. Hendrix's education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and residency at Temple University Hospital and Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. He honors Medicare insurance. He has received the following distinctions: Illinois Public Health Scholarship, Chicago Medical School; Trustee Scholarship, Howard University; and American Lutheran Church Scholarship, Howard University. Dr. Hendrix has an open panel.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

3. Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago - Crown Point; 1201 South Main Street
Crown Point, IN
(219) 932-2300; (219) 738-2100

Clinical interests: Arthritis, Back Injury/Pain, Musculoskeletal, Myofascial Pain, Orthopedic, Osteoarthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. S. Nack specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Nack is in-network for Medicare insurance. Before completing her residency at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Dr. Nack attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is affiliated with Franciscan St. Margaret Health - Dyer, Franciscan St. Margaret Health - Hammond, and Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Crown Point. Dr. Nack is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Pain Medicine, Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

7280 West Licoln Highway
Schereville, IN

(Average of 5 in 3 ratings)

Clinical interests: Pain Medicine, Adolescent age 12 and above, Arthritis treament non, Back Pain, Chronic Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Narayan Tata works as a pain specialist and rehabilitation physician. His areas of expertise include the following: headache, back pain, and pain management. Dr. Tata has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for CIGNA Plans, Viant, Great-West Healthcare, and more. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. In addition to English, Dr. Tata speaks Telugu. His professional affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

1. The Neurological Institute & Specialty Centers; 521 East 86th Avenue
Suite Z Merrillville, IN
(219) 769-0777; (219) 738-2100

Dr. Stephen Karol is a rehabilitation physician in Merrillville, IN, Suite Z Merrillville, IN, and Crown Point, IN. Dr. Karol is affiliated with Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Crown Point. He studied medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

8127 Merrillville Road; Suite D
Merrillville, IN
(219) 736-1266; (219) 738-2100

Dr. Peter Yu, who practices in Merrillville, IN, Suite D Merrillville, IN, and Crown Point, IN, is a medical specialist in spinal cord injury medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Dr. Yu takes Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Crown Point. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine

11456 S. Broadway
Crown Point, IN
(219) 756-2722

Dr. Bo Headlam is a specialist in interventional pain medicine. Dr. Headlam attended Medical College of Wisconsin for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

399 East 84th Drive; 1. Rehabilitation Medical Center
Merrillville, IN
(219) 756-7246; (219) 738-2100

Dr. Choong Yoon, who practices in Merrillville, IN and Crown Point, IN, is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He attended Korea University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU) for residency. Dr. Yoon is affiliated with Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Crown Point. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

521 Ee. 86th Place; Suite O
Merrillville, IN
(219) 886-6765

(Average of 5 in 2 ratings)

Dr. Linda Stewart is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Before completing her residency at Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Stewart attended medical school at Meharry Medical College. She takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

403 W 81st Avenue
Merrillville, IN
(219) 756-6600

Dr. Mitchel Bershader is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) specialist. Dr. Bershader is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

1445 South Lake Park Avenue
Hobart, IN
(219) 942-7100

(Average of 5 in 3 ratings)

Dr. Olusola Olowe practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He is conversant in Spanish. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

9301 Madison Street
Crown Point, IN
(219) 662-5248

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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.

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