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Compassionate No Visitor Policy
Effective Friday, Nov. 13, due to the increasing number of COVID cases throughout Greater Bristol, a compassionate NO VISITOR policy will go into effect. Compassionate care exceptions for end of life patients will be made on a case-by-case basis by the nursing supervisor. Thank you for your understanding and we will provide updates as this visitor policy is revised.
For diagnosis and evaluation, a physiatrist may include the techniques of electromyography to complement the standard history, physical, x-ray, and laboratory examinations. Dr. Watson has expertise in the appropriate use of therapeutic exercise, prosthetics (artificial limbs), orthotics and mechanical and electrical devices.
Physiatrists are medical doctors who have undergone medical school and training in the specialty field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Physiatrists diagnose illnesses, design treatment plans and can prescribe medications when needed. Physiatrists tailor exercise programs to specific patients needs and prescribe treatment regimens that are utilized by therapists. A physical therapist is not a medical doctor and cannot prescribe medications but supervises exercise and rehabilitation programs with the goal of improving function. Physical therapists utilize treatment plans that are prescribed by physiatrists and other physicians.
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