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We found 5 rehabilitation physicians who accept TRICARE near Allen, TX.

Dr. Gregory David Powell, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
7300 Eldorado Parkway; Suite 165
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Gregory Powell practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) in Dallas, TX, McKinney, TX, and Plano, TX. He has a special interest in pain management. Dr. Powell's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Powell's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery and Pine Creek Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Craig Anthony Chambers, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
977 Raintree Circle; Suite 230
Allen, TX
 

Dr. Craig Chambers sees patients in Allen, TX. His medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Chambers is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and then he performed his residency at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Chambers takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Cortland Kenneth Miller, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
1105 N Central Expressway, Suite 2370; Texas Health Allen, Mob 2
Allen, TX
 

Dr. Cortland Miller's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Miller is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. He is a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine and Ohio State University College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Miller trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Miller is open to new patients.

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Dr. Brent Byron Belvin, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
1101 Raintree Circle; Suite 240
Allen, TX
 

Dr. Brent Belvin specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and practices in Allen, TX and Richardson, TX. He has indicated that his clinical interests include pain management. Dr. Belvin has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. After attending Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at JPS Health Network and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Belvin is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Resources. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. David Gerard Garrigues, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
1105 N Central Expressway, Suite 2370; Texas Health Allen, Mob 2
Allen, TX
 

Dr. David Garrigues' specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he performed his residency at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Dr. Garrigues is especially interested in pain management. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Garrigues (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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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.