Santa Monica Physical Medicine

Services

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Passive Physical Therapy

The purpose of passive therapy is to reduce pain, spasm, stiffness,  numbness, and radiation.This is the first initial phase of care using a variety of modalities.

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Home Care/Nutrition/Vitamins

  • Forte Elements

  • Metagenics Inc.

Proper home care is vital for favorable patient outcomes and includes specific home exercise program (HEP) instruction, use of ice, heat, nutrition, vitamins etc.

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Durable Medical Equipment (DME)

Occasionally, we recommend/prescribe supports and supplies to assist patient recoveries such as back and knee supports, etc. Many of these are covered through insurance.

 

Active Exercise Rehabilitation

The second phase of care and the most important one for long term musculoskeletal health stability. Active rehab consists of physician supervised programs specific to the patients condition utilizing our rehab gym.

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Balance Therapy/Vestibular Rehab

(Fall Trak & Balance Trak Program)

Dizziness and imbalance causing falls is a leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries to people over the age of 65. We specialize in assessing and treating patients who have balance problems with specialized equipment.

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Chiropractic Adjustments                          & Osteopathic Manipulation

Dr.Kaliakin practices chiropractic using primarily the Gonstead Technique, a very specific method involving advanced biomechanic evaluation, since 1981. Dr.Silver uses a variety of extensive osteopathic procedures.   

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Diagnostic Testing

Includes onsite X-ray, Musculoskeletal Diagnostic Ultrasound, and Electrodiagnostics (EMG/NCV).

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Regenerative Medicine (Prolotherapy, Platelet-rich Plasma, Stem Cell)                            & Invasive Procedures

We offer a variety of physical medicine injection procedures typically under ultrasound guidance, for increased accuracy of needle placement. This includes regenerative procedures including Prolotherapy, PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) and Stem Cell Therapy.

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