Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Orthopedists specialize in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal conditions involving muscles, ligaments, tendons, bones, joints and nerves. Treatments range from medications, physical therapy and immobilization to surgical correction of the affected area. Physiatry & Pain Management Our physiatrist specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation of acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders and diseases. Areas of focus include arthritis, tendonitis, nerve injuries, back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome. Podiatry A podiatrist specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of foot conditions. Podiatry involves medical, surgical and biomechanical treatment options for conditions such as foot trauma, heel pain, bunions, ingrown toenails and general foot conditions. Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner Nurse practitioners diagnose, prescribe medications and manage most injuries and illnesses either independently or in collaboration with physicians. Physician Assistant A physician assistant performs a variety of patient care functions including examinations, collection of patient information and instruction regarding care in order to assist the physician. Physical Therapy A physical therapist focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of all types of musculoskeletal ailments including sprains, strains, overuse injuries, joint pain and arthritis. Stretching, exercise and other treatments to reduce swelling and promote healing are commonly used. Occupational Therapy An occupational therapist provides evaluation and treatment for injuries that affect a person's ability to perform daily activities. Therapists specialize in upper extremity injuries particularly those of the elbow, hand, wrist or fingers with the goal of restoring functionality.