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Rehabilitation Medicine

Rehabilitation Medicine

Rehabilitation medicine physicians, also called physiatrists, are trained to treat patients for broad a range of conditions involving bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves, as well as the brain and spinal cord.

The goal of our team is to help restore patients to optimal physical and cognitive function. Our experts coordinate with your primary care provider and specialists to develop treatment plans that address your specific needs.

Conditions Treated

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Pinched spinal nerves
  • Neuropathy
  • Motor neuron disease
  • Muscle diseases
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Myopathy
  • Radiculopathy
  • Tingling, numbness, muscle pain, weakness or cramps

Rehabilitation Medicine Services

Electrodiagnostic studies (EDX) play an important role in evaluating patients with nerve and muscle disorders. Patients experiencing muscle pain, numbness and tingling, neck pain, back pain, muscle weakness and muscle cramps may be referred for EDX testing.

Team

David J. Young, DO is a board-certified physiatrist specializing in electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction studies. Dr. Young's experience includes the management of patients with neurological, orthopedic and musculoskeletal disorders.

Location and Appointment Scheduling

Located at Doylestown Hospital, Doylestown Health Rehabilitation Medicine offers electrodiagnostics (EMG and nerve conduction services) by appointment.

To make an appointment for EMG and Nerve Conduction Services, call 215.345.2274.

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