Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialists in California

Los Angeles (1375)Pasadena (957)Commerce (708)Long Beach (603)Van Nuys (376)
Culver City (330)Northridge (265)Huntington Park (219)Lancaster (203)Fullerton (152)El Monte (148)Covina (121)San Diego (119)Pomona (119)South Pasadena (119)Altadena (109)Gardena (106)Fresno (100)Santa Fe Springs (95)Sacramento (79)Torrance (70)San Jose (69)Pacoima (65)North Hollywood (62)North Hills (62)San Francisco (60)Santa Monica (53)View Park (52)Orange (51)West Covina (50)Glendora (48)Westminster (48)Napa (44)Compton (44)Lynwood (43)Arcadia (42)Susanville (42)Irwindale (42)Woodland Hills (40)Riverside (39)Palmdale (37)Santa Clarita (37)San Rafael (32)Redwood City (31)Norwalk (30)Glendale (29)Sherman Oaks (28)Loma Linda (27)San Leandro (27)Oakland (26)Pico Rivera (24)Palm Springs (24)San Dimas (24)Santa Barbara (23)Rosemead (23)Santa Rosa (23)Cerritos (22)Greenville (22)Monrovia (22)Fairfield (21)Yucca Valley (21)Whittier (20)Downey (19)Bakersfield (19)Santa Ana (19)Chatsworth (18)Santa Cruz (18)Anaheim (18)Palo Alto (18)Walnut Creek (18)Los Gatos (17)Irvine (17)Ontario (17)Beverly Hills (16)Panorama City (16)Roseville (16)Modesto (15)Lawndale (15)Vallejo (15)Monterey Park (15)San Fernando (14)Madera (14)Ventura (14)Fontana (14)Visalia (14)Newport Beach (13)Santa Maria (13)Granada Hills (13)Redondo Beach (13)Bell (12)Burbank (12)Oxnard (12)Union City (12)Baldwin Park (11)Rancho Cucamonga (11)Montebello (11)Artesia (11)La Puente (11)Mission Viejo (11)San Mateo (10)Novato (10)Valencia (10)Redding (10)Canoga Park (10)Huntington Beach (10)Encino (10)Escondido (10)Rancho Mirage (9)Carlsbad (9)San Pedro (9)Vacaville (9)San Bernardino (9)Martinez (9)Monterey (9)Palm Desert (9)Stockton (9)Redlands (9)La Mesa (9)Newhall (9)Berkeley (9)South El Monte (9)Fountain Valley (8)Mountain View (8)Bell Gardens (8)Moreno Valley (8)Camarillo (8)Thousand Oaks (8)Chico (8)Fremont (8)Laguna Hills (8)West Hollywood (7)Alhambra (7)Costa Mesa (7)Cupertino (7)Duarte (7)Campbell (7)Hawthorne (7)S Pasadena (7)Inglewood (7)Mission Hills (7)Salinas (6)National City (6)Sylmar (6)Corona (6)San Luis Obispo (6)Westlake Village (6)Mount Shasta (6)La Verne (6)La Jolla (6)Los Altos (6)Garden Grove (6)Harbor City (6)Azusa (6)Lodi (6)Poway (5)Pleasant Hill (5)Rialto (5)Greenbrae (5)Vista (5)Reseda (5)Paso Robles (5)San Clemente (5)Daly City (5)Laguna Niguel (5)Colton (5)Tarzana (5)City of Industry (5)Pleasanton (5)Sunnyvale (5)Aptos (4)West Hills (4)Hawaiian Gardens (4)Murrieta (4)Brea (4)Brentwood (4)San Ramon (4)Carmichael (4)Carson (4)Marina Del Rey (4)Tustin (4)San Carlos (4)Placentia (4)Mather (4)Highland Park (4)Saratoga (4)Temecula (4)Auburn (4)Simi Valley (4)Sonora (4)Hayward (4)Grass Valley (4)South San Francisco (4)Gilroy (4)Lake View Terrace (4)Montclair (3)Menlo Park (3)Clovis (3)Scotts Valley (3)Templeton (3)Mill Valley (3)Castro Valley (3)Turlock (3)Danville (3)Ukiah (3)El Segundo (3)Upland (3)Elk Grove (3)Capitola (3)Chula Vista (3)Oceanside (3)Encinitas (3)Folsom (3)Oakhurst (3)San Gabriel (3)Livermore (3)Hermosa Beach (3)La Canada Flintridge (3)Laguna Beach (3)Petaluma (3)Atascadero (3)Arroyo Grande (3)Rancho Cordova (3)Marysville (3)

Learn more about Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialists

A physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor specializes in diagnosing and treating people of all ages with muscle, bone, and nervous system conditions that affect physical and mental abilities. Physical medicine and rehabilitation doctors are experts in preventing and minimizing disability. They provide long-term or lifelong care for such conditions as stroke, sports injuries, and spinal cord injuries.

A physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor typically:

  • Evaluates a patient’s medical history and educates the patient about disability prevention and how to maximize cognitive and physical function

  • Performs a physical exam that includes evaluation of blood pressure, vital signs, general health, and functional ability

  • Orders and interprets laboratory and imaging tests and prescribes medications

  • Diagnoses and treats acute and chronic diseases and conditions that affect mobility and cognitive functioning

  • Provides direct care for problems of mobility and cognitive function in the office, hospital, and rehabilitation facility

  • Diagnoses, treats and monitors conditions that increase the risk of disability, such as neuromuscular disorders and chronic pain

  • Works closely with your primary care doctor, other specialists, and members of your healthcare team to provide optimal care

Physical medicine and rehabilitation doctors may also be known by the following names: physiatrist, physical rehabilitation doctor, rehab doctor, physical medicine doctor, and rehabilitation doctor.

There are 9053 specialists practicing Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in California with an overall average rating of 3.9 stars. There are 235 hospitals in California with affiliated Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation specialists, including Cedars - Sinai Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.