Idaho Falls, ID Physical Medicine
Walker Spine & Sports Specialists
Walker Spine & Sports Specialists of Idaho Falls, ID focuses on physical medicine for back and neck pain. Our professional, reliable, and board certified Mayo Clinic trained physiatrists are Gary C. Walker MD and Eric D. Walker MD. We are affiliated with both Mountain View Hospital and the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Walker is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports, and Occupational Rehabilitation (PASSOR). He specializes in the non-operative treatment of low back and neck pain, disc herniations, degenerative disc diseases, spinal injuries, neck pain and whiplash, and sports injuries.
He provides many non-operative treatment options including selective spinal injections (epidural steroid injections, selective nerve root blocks, facet joint injections, diagnostic medical branch blocks, and discography) as well as radiofrequency facet joint denervation, MILD stenosis procedure, dorsal column stimulator trials, electromyography and nerve conduction studies.
Learn More About Walker Spine & Sports Specialists:
- Physical medicine
- Back pain and neck pain
- Non-operative treatment
- State-of-the-art solution to chronic back pain
- Ankylosing spondylitis
- Back pain
- Chronic pain
- Degenerative disc disease
- Herniated discs
- Neck pain
Back Pain and Neck Pain:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Spinal stenosis
- Spondylosis (osteoarthritis)
- Other back problems A-Z
What Treatments Do Physiatrists Provide?
Physiatrists do not perform surgery; instead, they utilize nonsurgical treatment methods such as pain medications and spinal injections.
What Disorders Do Physiatrists Treat?
Physiatrists are most concerned with overall quality of life. To that end, they treat the whole patient, not just one part of the body.
Physiatrist Education and Training?
Physiatrists are doctors who, in addition to medical school, complete 4 additional years of postdoctoral residency training.
What is a Physiatrist?
A physiatrist is a medical doctor with specialized training in physical medicine, rehabilitation, and pain medicine.
Contact Walker Spine & Sports Specialists today at 208-227-1200 to get more information.