Care For Your Neck and Spine

physiatry

Designed with the Patient in Mind

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R)specialists diagnose and treat disorders, disease or injuries of the nerves, muscles or bones that cause temporary or permanent impairment. Specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatry), physiatrists employ a wide variety of conservative, non-surgical treatments.

Our specialists develop a comprehensive program to help restore the body’s function. You can rest assured that you will receive the most comprehensive, coordinated care possible at Lee Health and our dedicated Spine Center, the only program of its kind in the area.

A wellness-based care program is designed for each patient to meet their needs, abilities and objectives. The goal is to get patients back to an active lifestyle as quickly as possible.


Common Conditions Treated

  • Acute and/or chronic pain
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Musculoskeletal problems (back and neck pain)
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Pinched nerves
  • Stroke

Physiatrists diagnose and treat both acute and chronic pain and musculoskeletal disorders. They can order and interpret all types of spine imaging (x-ray, CT myelogram, MRI, bone scan) and perform specialized nerve tests (EMG and NCV) to help assess the location and severity of nerve damage. They commonly treat patients with any kind of back or neck pain, work or sports-related injuries, fibromyalgia, myofascial pain, arthritis, tendonitis, spinal cord injuries.

Typical treatments may include:

  • Physical therapy (e.g. exercise, stretching, heat/ice, TENS units)
  • Prescription medications
  • Electromyographic studies (EMG)
  • Interventional procedures (e.g., epidurals, joint injections, discograms)

Orthopedic Medicine

Orthopedics, or Orthopedic Medicine, aim at the treatment of the musculoskeletal system. This includes your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles.

Neurosciences

The Lee Health neurologists provide specialized care for a wide range of diseases and conditions affecting the brain and nervous system.

Physical Rehabilitation

Physical Rehabilitation often focuses on Physical Therapy to help your strength, mobility and fitness, Occupational Therapy to help you with your daily activities, Speech-language Therapy to help with speaking, understanding, reading, writing and swallowing.

Integrative Medicine

Integrative Medicine combines the best of "alternative" and complementary treatments with mainstream modern medicine and psychology to provide care for the whole person: mind and body.

Lee Physician Group Doctors & Advanced Providers

Call us today to find out more information about your treatment options, to schedule a consultation or to make an appointment. Our phone number is 239-343-9430.


Lee Memorial Hospital Spine Center
  • Outpatient Center at the Sanctuary
  • 8960 Colonial Center Dr.
  • Suite 210
  • Fort Myers, FL 33905
Hours:
Mon - Fri : 8am - 4:30pm

* An outpatient department of Lee Memorial Hospital

outpatient center at the sanctuary
  • Phone: 239-343-9430
  • Fax: 239-343-9495


Rehabilitation Services

Learn More About Outpatient Rehabilitation

Our Outpatient Rehabilitation services provide the best care to both children and adults of all ages. We tailor each patient's treatment plan according to his or her unique needs.