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Nayan R Patel, MD
Texas Back Institute
Plano, TX

About Nayan R Patel, MD

Nayan R. Patel, MD is a physiatrist at the Texas Back Institute in Plano, TX. As a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, Dr. Patel cares for patients with musculoskeletal, neurological, and spine disorders.

Dr. Patel is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He has been voted Best Doctors in Dallas and in Collin County for the past six years.

Dr. Patel graduated from and received his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Thereafter, he completed an internship in internal medicine at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX. Dr. Patel continued to advance his skills and experience during a residency program in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Texas-Southwestern in Dallas under the tutelage of Geetha Pandian, MD.

Dr. Patel’s residency experience was comprehensive and involved orthopaedic, neurosurgical, pulmonary, trauma, burn, stroke, and diabetic foot/amputee rehabilitation. His training included treating pediatric patients, sports injuries, as well as electrodiagnostic techniques and occupational medicine. Furthermore, he completed a pain management elective that focused on conservative management of spine disorders, including sacroiliac joint injections, lumbar epidural and caudal injection therapies.

Articles Written by Nayan R Patel, MD

Back Pain Treatment by a Physiatrist

Physiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). The patient's primary care physician (PCP) or spine surgeon may refer to a physiatrist for further evaluation, diagnosis and non-surgical treatment.

Physiatrists Help Patients Manage Neck and Back Pain

Physiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in physical medicine and rehabilitation, PM&R. Physiatry involves evaluating and treating spine pain and musculoskeletal disorders using non-surgical treatments, such as medicines, physical therapy and exercise to help the patient achieve maximum functional ability.

Articles Reviewed by Nayan R Patel, MD

Low Back Pain Treatment Guideline Highlights Exercise and Stress Reduction

The American College of Physicians recently published its non-surgical treatment guideline for various types of low back pain—from short-term bouts of pain to debilitating chronic pain.

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