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We found 4 rehabilitation physicians who accept United Healthcare Select near Troy, MI.

Dr. Lawrence James Horn, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
600 Stephenson Highway
Troy, MI

Dr. Lawrence Horn's area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Horn's areas of expertise include spasticity and traumatic brain injury. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Horn speaks Spanish. Dr. Horn's professional affiliations include Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), Harper University Hospital, and Sinai-Grace Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Botox Injection, Traumatic Brain Injury, Movement Disorders, Spasticity

Dr. Nadine Suzette Jennings, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
1560 E Maple Road; Suite 200
Troy, MI

Dr. Nadine Jennings sees patients in Troy, MI and West Bloomfield, MI. Her medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Jennings's areas of expertise consist of spasticity and pain management. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. She trained at Beaumont Hospitals for her residency. Dr. Jennings is affiliated with Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, and Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Spasticity, Pain Management

Dr. Syed Rafeeq Ahmed, DO
Specializes in Physiatry
1560 E Maple Road; Suite 200
Troy, MI

Dr. Syed Ahmed specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Ahmed (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. Dr. Ahmed's professional affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan. He attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans.

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Clinical interests: Musculoskeletal Problems

Dr. Riley McGinnis Smith, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
1420 Stephenson Highway; Suite 400
Troy, MI

Dr. Riley Smith, who practices in Dearborn, MI and Troy, MI, is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smith accepts. He graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. His professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne.

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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.