Physical Medicine – Physiatry

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Dr. Catherine Yee

The goal of the Interventional Pain/Physiatry specialty is to provide medical care to patients with pain, weakness, numbness, and loss of function so that they can maximize their physical, social, and vocational potential.  Dr. Catherine Yee is Board-Certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Catherine Yee works with patients regarding pain, weakness or disability to assist them in adapting to physical limitations with the ultimate goal being mobility and comfort –getting  a patient back to independence and the lifestyle they enjoy.

As people survive medical conditions that once would have been physically limiting and even devastating, the field of Physiatry is moving to the forefront of medicine. Dr. Yee serves all age groups and treats problems that touch upon all major systems of the body.

Non-Surgical Treatments:

  • Epidural Lyses of Adhesion
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Nerve Root Blocks
  • Facet Joint Blocks
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections
  • Radio Frequency Ablation
  • Intradiscal Electrothermal  Therapy

Common Back Pain Conditions:

  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Chronic Lower Back Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Osteoporosis
  • Sciatica
  • Whiplash if chronic

Request an appointment with Dr. Yee through our main Orthopedics page.