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We found 5 rehabilitation physicians who accept United Healthcare Community Plan near Round Rock, TX.

Dr. Esther Yaniv, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
2051 Gattis School Road; Suite 250
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Esther Yaniv specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine and practices in Austin, TX, Round Rock, TX, and Cedar Park, TX. In her practice, she is particularly interested in sciatica and neck pain. Patients gave Dr. Yaniv an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University, Dr. Yaniv attended Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine for medical school. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. In addition to English, she speaks Hebrew. She is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. Dr. Yaniv has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Neck Pain, Lower Back Pain, Sciatica, Nerve Conduction Studies, Electromyography, Nutrition Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. Edward Anthony Wright, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
1000 Hesters Crossing Road
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Edward Wright is a specialist in pediatric rehabilitation medicine. He works in Austin, TX, Round Rock, TX, and Cedar Park, TX. He attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University Health System. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Wright include splinting (splint application) and orthotics. Dr. Wright takes Aetna EPO, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Wright is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Orthotics, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Teaching, Outpatient Care, Surgical Procedures, Toe Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Jay Garrison, MBA, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
1400 North Ih 35; Suite 310
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Garrison is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Areas of expertise for Dr. Garrison include peripheral neuropathy, cancer, and neuropathic pain. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Garrison honors. Dr. Garrison's practice is open to new patients. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Arthritis, Spinal Stenosis, Cancer, Stroke, Lymphedema, Amputation, Pain, Musculoskeletal Injuries, ... (Read more)

Dr. Srinivason Roger Parthasarathy, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
301 Seton Parkway; Suite 402
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Srinivason Parthasarathy is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. Dr. Parthasarathy accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. Before performing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Parthasarathy attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Spinal Cord Injuries, Rehabilitation

Dr. Kristin A Wong, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Hospital Medicine
1400 N Ih 35; Suite 2.230
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Kristin Wong practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and hospital medicine (hospitalist) in Austin, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wong include nerve conduction studies (NCS), trigger point injections, and spasticity. She is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. Dr. Wong is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, TriWest, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Wong's office for an appointment. She attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia for residency. She is conversant in Cantonese.

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Clinical interests: Nerve Conduction Studies, Occipital Nerve Block, Trigger Point Injections, Amputation, ... (Read more)

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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.