Dr. Joseph A. Narloch, MD

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Dr. Joseph A. Narloch, MD

Pain Medicine | Male

Muir Orthopedic Specialists 2405 Shadelands Dr Ste 210, Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Get Directions
(925) 939-8585

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Dr. Narloch has more than 15 years of experience in treating patients. He began practicing physical medicine in 1992 after...
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

Dr. Narloch says..

Dr. Narloch's focus is on treating acute and chronic pain and musculoskeletal disorders, caring for patients with back and neck pain, tendonitis, pinched nerves and arthritis, tendonitis, any kind of back pain, and work- or sports-related injuries.

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  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Work-Related Injuries

Procedures Performed

Dr. Narloch says..

Dr. Narloch is triple board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and electrodiagnostic medicine. In addition, he runs the electrodiagnostic laboratory at Muir Orthopaedic Specialists.

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  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Physical Therapy
  • Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California At Los Angeles

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Loma Linda University Medical Center Department Of Physical Medicine and Rehab

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Loma Linda University Medical Center

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California At Los Angeles

    Graduated in 1985

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

    The California Orthopaedic Association is the largest statewide association representing orthopaedic surgeons in California. Orthopaedic surgeons evaluate and treat all types of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. This includes surgical and non-surgical treatment of the spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow and hand. The Association assists our members by providing continuing medical education and other resources that enhance their ability to provide high value quality health care.

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • Board certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Narloch's Office & Staff

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Dr. Narloch says...

Dr. Narloch has more than 15 years of experience in treating patients. He began practicing physical medicine in 1992 after earning his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine. He then performed his internship and residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Loma Linda University Medical Center. After his appointment as Chief Resident, he went on to become an assistant clinical professor at the Loma Linda University Pain Clinic for five years. In his spare time, he is a baseball coach and enjoys organic farming.

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Dr. Narloch's Care Philosophy

As a Physiatrist, Dr. Narloch focuses on restoring function, meeting patients' individual needs through comprehensive evaluation and treatment designed to help them achieve an active, pain-free lifestyle. Ultimately, his goal is to help you avoid surgery and restore your quality of life. Dr. Narloch wants to help people understand the nature of their pain as well as the realistic expectation about what can be done to manage the problem. He takes a team approach to caring for his patients and believes thorough testing is an important aspect in providing quality care.

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Dr. Narloch says...

Dr. Narloch's focus is on treating acute and chronic pain and musculoskeletal disorders, caring for patients with back and neck pain, tendonitis, pinched nerves and arthritis, tendonitis, any kind of back pain, and work- or sports-related injuries.

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Dr. Narloch says...

Dr. Narloch is triple board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and electrodiagnostic medicine. In addition, he runs the electrodiagnostic laboratory at Muir Orthopaedic Specialists.