Dr. James Rainville, MD

Dr. James Rainville, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. James Rainville, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Chestnut Hill, MA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Massachusetts School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

830 Boylston St Ste B1

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Contact Information

(617) 754-5246

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Rainville's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rainville treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rainville treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rainville treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rainville treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rainville treats Low Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rainville treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rainville's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spinal Nerve Block
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Torticollis
Upper Back Pain

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Rainville, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Chestnut Hill, MA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of Massachusetts School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

1990
Tufts New England Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1981
Brown U/Meml Hosp
Residency Hospital
1978
University Of Massachusetts School Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
1981
1978

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Rainville's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rainville

2.9

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
40.74074074074074%
(11)
4 Stars
7.407407407407407%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
51.851851851851855%
(14)

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I was so disgusted after the first time when he compared my debilitating pain to his Grey hairs on his head. Professional? I decided that when I had a pain episode I would give it a second chance, everybody has a bad day, right? Well, he was just as arrogant this time. I’d be embarrassed if I was...Read More
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I saw Dr. Rainville for a second opinion a month after I suffered two lower back fractures from a skiing accident. He was extremely pompous and dismissive and even after acknowledging the fractures on the MRI he said the the pain was all in my head. He rushed me out within 10 minutes and told me to...Read More
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Dr. Rainville has been treating me for 20 years and I trust him implicitly.Through his program, I was relieved of pain after my initial spinal surgery.This delayed a second surgery for 10 years. He referred me to a tremendous spinal surgeon at NEBH who performed the second surgery and I have been...Read More
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I have no idea why this man is allowed to say the things he does. Basically he told me to suck it up...level 10 pain is all in my head. I have had 2 operations and was looking for advise before I had a third. He was belittling, talks down to women and really just disaster . My daughter and I...Read More
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Although there might be a wait, Dr. Rainville spends the needed time to assess issues, and never rushes through questions and explanations. He is excellent at teaching and making sure that the treatment options were understood. Dr. Rainville returns calls, and is very kind in his approach.
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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