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We found 7 rehabilitation physicians who accept Gold Compass Balanced 1000 near Shenandoah, TX.

Dr. Monica Elayne Baldridge, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
920 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 340
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Monica Crump's area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Crump graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars.

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Clinical interests: Brain Injury, Rehabilitation

Dr. Benjamin Thaddeus Agana Jr., MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
9200 Pinecroft Drive; Ste.# 360
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Benjamin Agana's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and electrodiagnostic medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. Dr. Agana graduated from Rush Medical College. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine.

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Dr. Shaun D Lehmann, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
2516 Grogens Park Drive; Suite A
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Shaun Lehmann is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Lehmann attended medical school at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. On average, patients gave Dr. Lehmann a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lehmann is affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Dan Elliott Wilson Jr., DO
Specializes in Physiatry
2516 Grogens Park Drive; Suite A
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Dan Wilson's area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He is affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center. He attended A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Missouri Health System for residency. Dr. Wilson takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Dr. Peter David Franklin, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
117 Vision Park Boulevard
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Peter Franklin is a rehabilitation physician. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare EPO. He is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. Dr. Franklin is affiliated with Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
9303 Pinecroft Drive; Suite 320
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Michael Sprintz's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), anesthesiology, and pain medicine. He attended medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Sprintz's training includes residency programs at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). In his practice, Dr. Sprintz focuses on pain management. Dr. Sprintz is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and more. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Physiatry, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
111 Vision Park Boulevard; #140
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Samuel Alianell is a physiatrist and electrodiagnostic medicine specialist in The Woodlands, TX and Shenandoah, TX. Dr. Alianell accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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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.