Dr. Lois Saltzman MD
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians — Miller Place, NYContact Dr. Saltzman
Dr. Lois Saltzman specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury medicine in Miller Place, New York. Details of Dr. Saltzman's 24 years experience as an MD and education at Rosalind Franklin University are available on your free doctor report.
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135 Echo Ave
Miller Place, NY 11764
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Dr. Lois Saltzman identified specializing in
Physical Medicine and RehabilitationPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physical medicine and rehabilitation, also referred to as rehabilitation medicine, is the medical specialty concerned with diagnosing, evaluating and treating patients with physical disabilities. These disabilities may arise from conditions affecting the musculoskelatal system such as neck and back pain, sports injuries, or other painful conditions affecting the limbs, for example, carpal tunnel syndrome. Alternatively, the disabilities may result from neurological trauma or disease such as spinal cord injury, head injury or stroke. A physician certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation is often call a physiatrist. The primary goal of the physiatrist is to achieve maximal restoration of physical, psychological, social and vocational function through comprehensive rehabilitation. Pain management is often an important part of the role of the physiatrist. For diagnosis and evaluation, a physiatrist may include the techniques of electromyography to supplement the standard history, physical, X-ray, and laboratory examinations. The physiatrist has expertise in the appropriate use of therapeutic exercise, prosthetics (artificial limbs), orthotics, and mechanical and electrical devices. and Spinal Cord Injury MedicineSpinal Cord Injury Medicine
A physician who addresses the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of traumatic spinal cord injury and non-traumatic etiologies of spinal cord dysfunction by working in an interdisciplinary manner. Care is provided to patients of all ages on a lifelong basis and covers related medical, physical, psychological and vocational disabilities and complications.. She is certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
EducationDr. Saltzman attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University Chicago Medical School and graduated in 1989 having 24 years experience. Additional Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation training was conducted at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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