Dr. C Settle, MD

Dr. C Settle, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation | Male | 66 years old

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Care Philosophy

I strive to understand how an individual's medical condition impacts them and their ability to effectively function in their family, community, and work. I then design a treatment approach that addresses all of these components, with the goal of improving my patient's overall quality of life. I believe it is imperative that patients play an active role in their health care and that we work together as a team.Read more

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C. Stephen Settle, MD, is a physiatrist, or specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation who specializes in the treatment of...Read more

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Dr. Settle's Reviews

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4.7
based on 14 total surveys (4 with reviews)
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in Lakewood, WA |
What a coot this man can't remember anything about you and the treatment plans. Every month I had trouble with getting my prescription refill and the nurse is very rude. Forget about getting an appointment he's booked out almost 9 months in advance and if you need to talk to him abt anything forget about it.
in Gig Harbor, WA |
I have suffered for 15 yrs with Fibromyalgia and Migraines. Dr Settle was the first doctor to really listen to me. He is professional and so very kind. He understands what pain can do to you and he will find a solution every time. Thank you Dr. Settle for giving me my life back. ~ Suzanne Mentzos
in port orchard, wa |
Dr. Settle is an amazingly compassionate physician. Other doctors should strive to treat their patients the way he does.
in Tacoma,wa |
I've been a patient of Dr settle since 2003. He is an amazing, caring, Dr who is truly interested in helping better the quality of life for his patients & their families. He sets the bar extremely high. I had an accident on the job & Dr settle listened he paid attention & helped me through some very tough times. If u need pain mgmt he's totally the man to see.I'd take Dr settle over 5 other drs even if they were free.
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C. Stephen Settle, MD, is a physiatrist, or specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation who specializes in the treatment of nerve, muscle, and bone injuries or illnesses that affect the way you move and function.

Dr. Settle's interests include looking at how chronic illness, disability and pain affect his patients' lives, and then exploring ways to minimize the negative impact of their conditions and maximize their ability to function.

In his free time, Dr. Settle enjoys music and doing outdoor activities with his family, including skiing, hiking, bicycling and kayaking.

Dr. Settle's Care Philosophy

I strive to understand how an individual's medical condition impacts them and their ability to effectively function in their family, community, and work. I then design a treatment approach that addresses all of these components, with the goal of improving my patient's overall quality of life. I believe it is imperative that patients play an active role in their health care and that we work together as a team.

Dr. Settle's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  •  Board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    UNIV OF CINCINNATI COLL OF MED

    Graduated in 1976

  • Internship Hospital
    Highland Genl Hosp

    Completed in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    Highland Genl Hosp

    Completed in 1978

    University of Washington

    Completed in 1981

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Procedures Performed

  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Functional Movement Screening

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