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Physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, or physiatrists, are medical doctors (M.D.s) who diagnose and treat people using nonsurgical medicine for musculoskeletal disorders that affect the following regions of the body: the spinal cord, brain, nerves, bones, joints, tendons, ligaments, and muscles. Since the disabilities and impairments related to some of these conditions can make it difficult for patients to function normally, a physiatrist or physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist may be able to offer treatment or rehabilitation plans that help patients become more mobile, improve their level of function, and reach self-care goals. Our physiatrist at Aspen Orthopedic Specialists often helps patients who have degenerative medical issues or illnesses, such as a brain injury or multiple sclerosis, by developing comprehensive, patient-centered treatment plans while working closely with our team of orthopedists and spine specialists.

Physiatrists commonly see medical conditions and disorders of the musculoskeletal system, such as:

  • Back pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neck pain (may be associated with a sports-related injury)
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Spine-related pain and dysfunction
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury

We Offer the Expert Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Care You Deserve

If you or someone you care for has been in a traumatic accident or has a disability or degenerative condition that is increasingly impacting their daily life and quality of life, we are here for you. 

At Aspen Orthopedic Specialists, our physiatrist and team utilize their expert skills in combination with our state-of-the-art equipment and advanced physiatry services to provide exceptional, specialized care, every step of the way. Schedule an in-office appointment at our Brookfield, Brookfield – Physical Therapy, or New Berlin location by calling (262) 395-4141 or by requesting an appointment online.

Aspen Orthopedic Specialists Delivers Excellence Every Step of the Way

Our physiatrist and all our orthopedic doctors and surgeons at Aspen Orthopedic Specialists are medical experts who understand your concerns, can answer your questions, and know how to apply their specialty training to help you. With years of experience in physical medicine and rehabilitation, our specialty-trained physiatrist Dr. Susan Larson is board-certified by both the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine and has the expertise to help you or your loved one return to living the life you love. Learn more about our physiatrist below. 

Meet Our Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Doctor