Medical Specialist Services
DELIVERING SPECIALIST SERVICES IN YOUR COMMUNITY
The ability to move is greatly affected by injury or illness to nerve, muscle, bone, spine and brain. The purpose of this clinic is to accurately identify a diagnosis using detailed history, physical examination, and diagnostic investigations. At Body Restoration, Dr Rambaransingh, the lead Physiatrist in Edmonton, has a particular interest in using ultrasound for diagnosis and as an intervention tool for neuromusculoskeletal conditions and injury.
What Is Physiatry? (Fizz-I-A-Tree)
A Physiatrist is a medical specialist in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation – a nerve, muscle and bone expert who treats injuries or illnesses that affect how one moves. Our goal is to restore function and quality of life.
Physiatry is a five year specialty training program after successfully completing medical school. It combines extensive training in Orthopedics, Neurology, and rheumatology.
Common conditions treated by physiatrists include Stroke, Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Burn Injury, Cardiac Rehab, Pulmonary Rehab, Cancer Rehab, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Neuromuscular Disease (ALS), Peripheral Nerve Injury, Sport Medicine, and Chronic Pain.
For Health Care Professionals
Consultation with one of our medical specialists requires a referral from a physician, chiropractor or physiotherapist.