What is Physiatry?

Category: Others


Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), or physiatry, is a branch of medicine dealing with functional restoration of a person affected by physical disability.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 1
Atrophy of left arm muscles 1 1
Fibromyalgia 1 0
Mild depression 1 0
Multiple sclerosis 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Physiatry

Side effect Patients
Pain 1


Based on patients currently using Physiatry

Dosage Patients
1 hr m,w,f 1

Why patients stopped taking Physiatry

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Physiatry


Currently using Physiatry

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped using Physiatry

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Physiatry.