Dr. Walter S. Friberg, MD

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Dr. Walter S. Friberg, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation | Male

5929 N Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL 60646 Get Directions
(773) 283-8420

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USA Natural Health Clinic is a multidisciplinary office. Besides of rehabilitation services we provide Independent Medical Examination, cosmetic services including...Read more

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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Acupuncture
  • Independent Medical Examiner
  • Pain Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Pain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Hand Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Wrist Pain

Procedures Performed

  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Independent Forensic Evaluation
  • Injection Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Internship Hospital
    Nassau University Medical Center

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Nassau Univ MC

    Completed in 2004

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

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  • Specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Friberg's Office & Staff

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Dr. Friberg says...

  Dr. Friberg is a board certify in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Certified Interdependent Medical Examiner, Certify Acupuncturist (he graduated from the special program in Medical Acupuncture for physician in the New York Medical College), Certify Naturopathic Physician, Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. For many years he has studied Alternative Medicine and Life Style Modification.  Dr. Friberg holds diploma from Chinese Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine (China). His office works with the Institute of Life Style Medicine (Harvard Medical School).       

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Dr. Friberg's Care Philosophy

USA Natural Health Clinic is a multidisciplinary office. Besides of rehabilitation services we provide Independent Medical Examination, cosmetic services including laser cosmetic, laser nail fungus treatment, professional grade cosmetic products, weight loss management, detoxification program, professional grade supplements,  full spectrum lab testing including blood work and urine analysis, Acupuncture, Aromatherapy, Anger Management, DUI  counseling, Commercial Driver Medical Examination, and Immigration Examination . 

Under Dr. Friberg supervision in the Clinic work licensed Cosmetologists, licensed Esthetician, licensed counselor specialized in Anger Management and addiction, and Holistic Counselor.