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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), Pain Medicine
76 Carlon Drive; Suite C
Northampton, MA
(413) 584-5384; (413) 584-4040

Dr. Richard Norris is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Dr. Norris is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. His residency was performed at Nassau University Medical Center, Jacobi Medical Center, and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. He is rated highly by his patients. He honors Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Norris (or staff) is conversant in Spanish. He also offers interpreting services for his patients. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Norris's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
766 N King Street
Northampton, MA
(413) 586-0230; (413) 785-1153

Dr. Raymond Auletta is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) specialist. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Auletta is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine. He has received the following distinctions: Recipient Of The American Academy Of and Pediatrics Resident Scholarship.. Dr. Auletta is professionally affiliated with Baystate Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
766 North King Street
Northampton, MA
(413) 785-1153; (413) 525-7222

Dr. Gregory Park's specialty is spinal cord injury medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Park is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Park has received professional recognition including the following: Earl C. Elkins Award-Highest Score On The American; Board Of Pm & R Written Board Certifying Exam; and .. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baystate Medical Center and Mercy Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Pain Medicine, Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
4 West Street
West Hatfield, MA
(413) 314-2342; (413) 586-8200

Dr. Maurice Bernaiche works as a physiatrist and pain specialist. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Bernaiche's education and training includes medical school at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU). Dr. Bernaiche offers interpreting services for his patients. He has an open panel.

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Specializes in Sports Medicine, Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
4 West Street
West Hatfield, MA
(413) 586-8200; (413) 572-4300

Dr. Sherri Kuchinskas is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and sports medicine. Dr. Kuchinskas is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA, and Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine. She trained at Rush University Medical Center for her residency. Dr. Kuchinskas has a closed panel.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
179 Northampton Street; Unit C-1
Easthampton, MA
(413) 320-2454

Dr. Rebecca Lansky is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). After completing medical school at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Lansky performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. She is in-network for Neighborhood Health Plan, CIGNA, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Baystate Medical Center. Unfortunately, she is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
766 North King Street
Northampton, MA
(413) 785-1153; (413) 586-0230

Dr. Que Nguyen is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Nguyen accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville, Dr. Nguyen attended Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific for medical school. She is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
421 North Main Street
Leeds, MA
(413) 584-4040

Dr. Ahmad Karagah is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He attended medical school at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences.

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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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