PHYSICAL MEDICINE DEPARTMENT HEAD Doctor Nicolas Barizien
WHAT IS PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION?
Physical Medicine treats all pathologies that are related to individual mobility and movement. This speciality lies between neurology and orthopaedics, it diagnoses and treats movement related pathologies. From the neural transmission of cerebral instructions (neuro-degenerative pathologies) to the mobilisation of the body (muscle, tendon and joint related pathologies). Rehabilitation covers the partial or complete recovery of the motor-handicap related side-effects of illnesses or accidents.
WHAT PATHOLOGIES ARE
TREATED BY THE DEPARTMENT?
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) provides specialised consultations for patients suffering from conditions affecting:
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Cervical or lumbar-region hernia
Chronic or acute low back pain
Scoliosis and disorders affecting the spinal column
Functional loss after trauma or surgery
Joint inflammation pathologies
Chronic or acute tendinitis
Consequences of a fracture immobilised in plaster or resin
Chronic effort-related pain
Return to sporting activity after an accident or surgery
Muscular compartment syndrome
Re-habituation to effort
The department's doctors provide locomotor system therapy for patients suffering the side-effects of stroke or neuro-degenerative disorders:
Intra-muscular pressure measurement
Infiltrations and arthro-dilatations under radiographic guidance (performed in the M-4 radiology unit)
The Physical Medicine department is located on the first floor of the Flursheim Building (Yellow Sector).
Consultations are held all day Monday to Friday, except Friday afternoons.
To make an appointment
Appointments should be made by telephone 01 46 25 25 25
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