Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Overview

At UofL Physicians – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R), we provide our patients with leading-edge care backed by the latest research.  Our physical medicine and rehab specialists are dedicated to optimizing patient healing and quality of life by delivering the latest techniques to our patients.

Our physical medicine and rehab experts work with patients along their entire treatment journey:

  • Emergency room
  • Inpatient consult
  • Inpatient rehab
  • Subacute rehab
  • Outpatient office visits
  • Home health supervision
  • Comprehensive outpatient rehab
  • Neuro rehab day program

We use the latest treatments including:

  • Interventional pain management techniques
  • Botulinum toxins injection
  • Intrathecal therapy for pain and spasticity
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Wheelchair and seating prescriptions
  • Assistive technology prescription
  • Locomotor training
  • Functional electrical stimulation
  • Whole body vibration
  • Upper body extremity robotics
  • Virtual reality rehab
  • Myoelectric prostheses

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Diseases & Conditions

The specialists at UofL Physicians – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation treat a complete spectrum of brain and spine conditions:

Neurologic disorders

  • Movement disorder
  • ALS
  • Dementia
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Carpal tunnel

Pediatrics

  • Congenital disorders
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Spina bifida
  • Muscular dystrophy

Cerebral disorders

  • Stroke
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Brain tumor
  • Parkinson’s disease

Musculoskeletal conditions

  • Sports medicine
  • Strains and sprains
  • Repetitive trauma
  • Degenerative and rheumatoid arthritis

Painful conditions

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Joint pain
  • Headache
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (CRPS)

Trauma

  • Brain injury     
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Concussion
  • Orthopedic trauma
  • Amputation
  • Workers’ compensation

Treatments & Services

The specialists at UofL Physicians – Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation treat a complete spectrum of brain and spine conditions:

Neurologic disorders

  • Movement disorder
  • ALS
  • Dementia
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Carpal tunnel

Cerebral disorders

  • Stroke
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Brain tumor
  • Parkinson’s disease

Musculoskeletal conditions

  • Sports medicine
  • Strains and sprains
  • Repetitive trauma
  • Degenerative and rheumatoid arthritis

Painful conditions 

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Joint pain
  • Headache
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (CRPS)

Trauma

  • Brain injury     
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Concussion
  • Orthopedic trauma
  • Amputation
  • Workers’ compensation
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Megan Nelson, M.D.

Specialty Areas: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation | Neuro-Oncology | Blood & Marrow Transplant Program | Cancer
Areas of Interest: Cancer Rehabilitation Medicine

Primary Practice Location

UofL Physicians – Neurosurgery
UofL Health - Frazier Rehabilitation Institute
220 Abraham Flexner Way, 12th Floor
Louisville, KY 40202
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Sarah K. Wagers, M.D.

Specialty Areas: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Areas of Interest: Traumatic Brain Injury | Stroke Rehabilitation

Primary Practice Location

UofL Physicians – Neurosurgery
UofL Health - Frazier Rehabilitation Institute
220 Abraham Flexner Way, 12th Floor
Louisville, KY 40202
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John. C. Shaw, M.D.

Specialty Areas: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Areas of Interest: Orthopedic Surgery | General Rehabilitation

Primary Practice Location

UofL Physicians – Neurosurgery
UofL Health - Frazier Rehabilitation Institute
220 Abraham Flexner Way, 12th Floor
Louisville, KY 40202
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Matthew D. Adamkin, M.D.

Specialty Areas: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Areas of Interest: Amputee Care | Stroke Rehabilitation | Intellectual Disability

Primary Practice Location

UofL Physicians – Neurosurgery
UofL Health - Frazier Rehabilitation Institute
220 Abraham Flexner Way, 12th Floor
Louisville, KY 40202
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Shanai P. Hendrick, APRN

Specialty Areas: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Areas of Interest: General Rehabilitation

Primary Practice Location

UofL Physicians – Neurosurgery
UofL Health - Frazier Rehabilitation Institute
220 Abraham Flexner Way, 12th Floor
Louisville, KY 40202
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David J. Haustein, M.D., MBA

Specialty Areas: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Areas of Interest: Neuromuscular Medicine | Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Primary Practice Location

UofL Physicians – Neurosurgery
UofL Health - Frazier Rehabilitation Institute
220 Abraham Flexner Way, 12th Floor
Louisville, KY 40202

Locations & Contact

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UofL Health – Frazier Rehabilitation Institute

UofL Health - Frazier Rehabilitaton Institute
220 Abraham Flexner Way
Louisville , KY 40202
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Call Us (502-582-7400)

UofL Health – Medical Center East

UofL Health - Medical Center East
3920 Dutchmans Lane
Louisville , KY 40207
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Call Us (502-259-6000)

Accepted Insurance

UofL Physicians participates in most major health plans in Kentucky. Coverage may vary by specialty. Coverage limitations are dependent on the terms of your personal health plan. This is not a guarantee that all services you receive will be covered by your health plan. Review your health plan provider directory and/or consult with your plan to confirm coverage.

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