Dr. Jeffery Fitzthum, MD

Dr. Jeffery Fitzthum, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Jeffery Fitzthum, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Edmonds, WA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and pain medicine.Read his story

549 Main St

Edmonds, WA 98020

Contact Information

(425) 967-6974

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Chronic Pain
more than 87% of peers
Low Back Pain
more than 66% of peers
Back Pain
more than 57% of peers

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Dr. Fitzthum's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fitzthum "Healthcare has been the focus of my life since entering chiropractic college over 40 years ago. Seeking to broaden and deepen my training I entered medical school and found a passion for treating individuals with acute and chronic pain problems. After 20 years providing traditional medical pain management and finding that many individuals were little better off despite the high risk and high cost of treatment, I decided to change to a wellness model of pain management, helping people to become the best version of themselves under their circumstances."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fitzthum "My approach to pain management includes obtaining a larger picture of the individual by inquiring in depth not only about their pain issues, but about activity/rest cycles, nutritional practures, and mindset.  Pain is a complex event in the human nervous system, chronic pain even more so, and requires a multifaceted approach.  My emphasis is on wellness because pain negatively impacts all aspects of a person's life, and because being in the best health that one can achieve offers the best chance for recovery, no matter what other treatment is done."

2  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facial Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Pain
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Motor Vehicle Accident
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Wrist Pain
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4  Procedures

  • Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
  • Myofascial Release Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Spine Rehabilitation Exercises

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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  • University Of Washington
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinic
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Other Education | Completed 1999
  • Western States Chiropractic College
    Other Education | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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