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Mohammad Reza Emad , M.D





Welcome to the home page of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the Shiraz Medical school.


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as a medical specialty was established in the 1940's primarily concerned with acute and chronic problems of the neuromusculoskeletal system.

Physiatnsts are specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of patients of all ages in three major areas of medical care .


·         Diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal  injuries and pain syndromes .

·         Electrodiagnostic Medicine

·         Rehabilitation of patients with severe impairments .


Physiatrists are physicians who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation and are trained to diagnose , treat , and direct  a rehabil itation plan that provides the best possible out comes for these patients . physiatry not only employs the usual tools of medicine , but also uses physical agents and therapeutic exercise in the prevention , diagnosis , treatment and rehabilitation of disorders that produce pain , impairment and disability .

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