Dr. Maria F Twichell - NPI #1154581387

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Doctor located in Pittsburgh, PA


Dr. Maria F Twichell is a female Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Doctor (taxonomy code 208100000X) located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Maria F Twichell's NPI Number is #1154581387 and has been listed in the NPI registry for 8 years. Dr. Maria F Twichell's practice location is listed as: 3471 5Th Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3215 and can be reached via phone at (412) 648-6138.

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Taxonomy

The taxonomy code for Dr. Maria F Twichell's main specialty, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, is 208100000X. Physical medicine and rehabilitation, also referred to as rehabilitation medicine, is the medical specialty concerned with diagnosing, evaluating, and treating patients with physical disabilities. These disabilities may arise from conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system such as neck and back pain, sports injuries, or other painful conditions affecting the limbs, such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Alternatively, the disabilities may result from neurological trauma or disease such as spinal cord injury, head injury or stroke. A physician certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation is often called a physiatrist. The primary goal of the physiatrist is to achieve maximal restoration of physical, psychological, social and vocational function through comprehensive rehabilitation. Pain management is often an important part of the role of the physiatrist. For diagnosis and evaluation, a physiatrist may include the techniques of electromyography to supplement the standard history, physical, x-ray and laboratory examinations. The physiatrist has expertise in the appropriate use of therapeutic exercise, prosthetics (artificial limbs), orthotics and mechanical and electrical devices.



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Health Care Provider Information
 NPI # 1154581387
 Phone (412) 648-6138
 Fax Not Available
3471 5Th Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3215
 Gender F
 Website Not provided
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PA)
Business Information
  • Sole Proprietor? Yes
  • Is Sub-Organization? Not Available
  • Parent Org Name: Not Available
 Updated 6/11/2008
 Added 6/11/2008
 Viewed on 10/25/2016
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