medicine physicians—provide rehabilitation care that considers the unique
needs, abilities and goals of each patient with an emphasis on prevention.
These compassionate nerve, muscle and bone experts can diagnose and treat
injuries or illnesses that are related to how you move. They can treat a range
of issues ranging from sore shoulders to spinal chord injuries.
broad medical expertise of a physiatrist allows them to diagnose and treat a
number of medical conditions, including:
- Rotator cuff injury
- Sports-related injuries
- Work-related injuries
- Hand, leg, knee injury
- Spine pain
diagnose your particular condition, a physiatrist will carefully review your
medical history, perform a physical exam and use a variety of appropriate
special techniques to accurately pinpoint the source of your pain, weakness or
the source of your pain has been determined, a personalized treatment plan will
be created with a goal to decrease pain and enhance your ability to move
without the use of surgery.
- Heat or ice
- Therapeutic exercise
treatment plan will be designed so that you can carry it out yourself or with
the help of our Allegiance Physiatry team. We aim to educate you about your medical condition and
your care so that we can partner with you in improving your ability to stay active
and increasing your quality of life.
Allegiance Physiatry team is lead by Michelle Brewer, DO, who is Board
certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation as well as sports medicine. And we are a Priority Health Spine Center of Excellence.
graduate of the school of medicine at the University of Damascus, Syria, Dr.
Abou-Chakra’s completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery, as well as a postgraduate
degree in sports medicine, in Paris. Dr. Abou-Chakra’s training also includes fellowships
in orthopaedic medicine, arthroscopy, hand and upper limb surgery, and spinal
pathology. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery, traumatology, and
physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Learn more about Dr. Abou-Chakra »
Reicosky Brewer, DO
Brewer is a graduate of the Michigan State University College of
Osteopathic Medicine, where she also completed a fellowship. She
completed her residency at Wayne State University and is board
certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation as well as sports medicine.
Learn more about Dr. Brewer »