Our Departments

 

 

Physiatry

Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene’s Department of Physiatry offers patients a comprehensive approach in the diagnosis and management of a variety of injuries and illnesses that impact a person’s ability to carry out day to day functions.

Comprehensive Approach

Physiatrists or physicians specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation promote patient care that includes:back pain

  • Focusing on the whole person in all areas of function – physical, medical, social, vocational
  • Encouraging patient-centered treatment goals
  • Working with patients to improve and maintain function and reduce pain
  • Providing detailed assessments and explanations
  • Collaborating with other medical professionals

Physiatrists treat those whose lives have been impacted by:

  • Stroke
  • Brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Amputation
  • Back and neck pain
  • Arthritis
  • Workplace injury
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Neurologic disease such as Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis
  • Complex orthopedic injuries
  • Chronic pain