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Dr. Christina Richardson, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation ·  Female · Age 51

Dr. Richardson

Dr. Christina Richardson, DO is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Traverse City, MI and has been practicing for 20 years. She graduated from Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1997 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation, sports rehabilitation medicine, and more.


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(231) 943-1454

Dr. Richardson accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
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Dr. Richardson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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Dr. Richardson treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 83% of her peers

Dr. Richardson treats this condition more than 83% of her peers

Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richardson treats Low Back Pain more than 80% of her peers

Dr. Richardson treats this condition more than 80% of her peers

Back Pain
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Richardson treats Back Pain more than 73% of her peers

Dr. Richardson treats this condition more than 73% of her peers

Dr. Richardson's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Injection Therapy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pain Management
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Richardson offers a comprehensive, holistic approach to patient care, focused on functional, less narcotic treatment plans. Her specialty is rehabilitative care for all forms of disability, acquired, genetic and traumatic. She also takes a special interest in treating women with pregnancy-related low back pain.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Other
  • Spine Physiatry

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

2014
The Gray Institute, Fellow Of Applied Functional Sciences
Fellowship Hospital
2014
The Gray Institute, Golf Performance Specialist
2002
Rehab Institute Of Chicago
Residency Hospital
1999
Metropolitan Hospital
Residency Hospital
1998
Metropolitan Hospital
Internship Hospital
1997
Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
2014
2014
2002
1999
1998
1997

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Based on 9 reviews

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Very knowledgeable physician. Was not rushed and answered all of my questions. Provided a plan of care that no one else had used and helped to alleviate my symptoms. Highly recommend.
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Highly recommend. Very detailed evaluation, explained how all my pain was connected, finally someone put it all together. Very knowledgeable. I recommend to all my friends, best care in town.
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I was diagnosed with a facet joint injury in my mid-thoracic spine. My insurance made me see Dr. Richardson before I could see a spine specialist. There was no exam and she said she hadn't seen an injury like mine before and wasn't comfortable providing treatment. She informed me that she thought...Read More
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I couldn't get in locally for an EMG for almost 2 months. The pain I was having needed attention much sooner as it was really bothersome. I am not one to take drugs as bandaids and want to find the cause. I was able to get in promptly and was most impressed. This is a small office with personal...Read More
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