Aquatic Rehabilitation Aquatic physical therapy is skilled physical therapy performed in the water under the direct instruction and supervision of a licensed therapist. Prior to beginning aquatic physical therapy, each patient will have a physical therapy evaluation to determine if aquatic physical therapy is appropriate. Patients with the following conditions may benefit from aquatic physical therapy. [...]
Pain Clinic Suffering from back pain, cancer, shingles and other forms of chronic pain does not have to be a way of life. The Pain Clinic at UAMS offers you hope. Our multidisciplinary team combines the skills of a pain management physician, physiatrists (physicians specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation), neuroradiologists and neurosurgeons. Located [...]
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic In our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic, otherwise known as physiatry services, UAMS experts provide treatment of the whole patient so that you can reach your full potential and live life to the fullest. Our caring and compassionate doctors specialize in the management of chronic, disabling disorders. We coordinate [...]
Behavioral Medicine Clinic Coping with serious illness or other stressful life changes can be highly challenging. The experienced staff members at the Behavioral Medicine Clinic offer support for patients and family members with a range of medical and stress-related disorders. We can help you learn ways to manage symptoms, improve coping and enhance quality-of-life and wellness. Our caring and compassionate specialists provide [...]
LITTLE ROCK – Two University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research scientists recently were awarded a three-year $538,781 grant by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to investigate the opioid prescribing and dispensing decision making processes of primary care providers and pharmacists.
Aug. 15, 2014 | Chronic pain had diminished the lives of both Steve Moore and Tony Yocom. Protégé, a new neurostimulation system implanted during surgery at UAMS, has given some of that life back.
UAMS Neurosurgeon First in Arkansas to Implant New Spinal Cord Stimulation Device to Alleviate Chronic Pain
LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Erika Petersen, M.D., recently became the first neurosurgeon in Arkansas to implant in a patient the Protégé IPG device, the world’s first and only neurostimulation system that can be updated through software rather than surgery.