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

Dr. Richard Norris' area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Patient reviews placed Dr. Norris at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP), Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. After completing medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. Dr. Norris (or staff) speaks Spanish. He also offers interpreting services for his patients.

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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's area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. Dr. Auletta attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine for residency. His distinctions include: Recipient Of The American Academy Of and Pediatrics Resident Scholarship.. He is affiliated with Baystate Medical Center. Dr. Auletta welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Gregory Park is a specialist in spinal cord injury medicine. He works in West Springfield, MA and Northampton, MA. Dr. Park is affiliated with Baystate Medical Center and Mercy Hospital. He accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. He is accepting new patients. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Park's distinctions include: Earl C. Elkins Award-Highest Score On The American; Board Of Pm & R Written Board Certifying Exam; and ..

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

Dr. Sherri Kuchinskas is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and sports medicine. Before completing her residency at Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Kuchinskas attended medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA, and Medicare. Dr. Kuchinskas has a closed panel.

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

Dr. Que Nguyen's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Nguyen honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Her education and training includes medical school at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville.

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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 physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) specialist. Dr. Lansky honors Neighborhood Health Plan, CIGNA, Aetna, and more. She is a graduate of the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Lansky completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. She is affiliated with Baystate Medical Center. Dr. Lansky is not currently accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Ahmad Karagah works as a physiatrist in Amherst, MA and Leeds, MA. Dr. Karagah studied medicine 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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