Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

physical medicine and rehabilitation

Our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation practice is a critical part of The Children’s Institute team, serving children, teens and young adults, offering individual treatment plans that optimize each child’s functional ability. Our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physicians focus on improving function and quality of life in a non-surgical way, without the use of narcotics. These physicians are all nerve, muscle and bone experts with a focus on developing comprehensive programs to restore and improve movement. 

Our PM&R team includes three physicians.

Dr. Mary Louise Russell has over 25 years of experience in pediatric rehabilitation. Her expertise ranges from congenital disorders such as muscular dystrophy and cerebral palsy to acquired brain and spinal cord injuries. 

Dr. Justin Berthold and Dr. Timothy Burg treat teens and young adults. They specialize in maximizing the functioning of the muskuloskeletal system, offering expertise in a number of holistic procedures to improve functioning and reduce pain, including osteopathic manipulation, Botox, baclofen pump refills, trigger point injections, dry needling, joint and tendon injections, and more.

They can treat conditions including:
• Traumatic Brain Injury
• Concussion
• Stroke
• Spinal Cord Injury/Conditions
• Orthopedic Injury
• Cerebral Palsy
• Spina Bifida
• Pain Disorders
• Neurological Disorders
• Spasticity
• Sports Injury
• Scoliosis

To schedule an appointment with one of our Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physicians, please call 412-420-2561, or fill out the form below to receive a phone call.


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