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Dr. Nels Carlson, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation ·  Male · Age 53

Dr. Carlson

OREGON HEALTH AND SCIENCE UNIVERSITY

3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd Portland, OR 97239

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Dr. Nels Carlson, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.


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(503) 494-9000

Dr. Carlson accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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No malpractice claims found for Oregon
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Dr. Carlson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Pain
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Dr. Carlson treats Chronic Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Back Pain
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Dr. Carlson treats Back Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Low Back Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Carlson's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Torticollis
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Nels Carlson, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

Beth Israel Deaconess Hp M C
Residency Hospital
Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital
Residency Hospital
Spaulding Rehab Hospital
Residency Hospital
1992
Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1992

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