Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians
- Instruct interns and residents in the diagnosis and treatment of temporary or permanent physically disabling conditions.
- Conduct physical tests such as functional capacity evaluations to determine injured workers' capabilities to perform the physical demands of their jobs.
- Assess characteristics of patients' pain such as intensity, location, or duration using standardized clinical measures.
- Monitor effectiveness of pain management interventions such as medication or spinal injections.
- Examine patients to assess mobility, strength, communication, or cognition.
- Document examination results, treatment plans, and patients' outcomes.
- Diagnose or treat performance-related conditions such as sports injuries or repetitive motion injuries.
- Develop comprehensive plans for immediate and long-term rehabilitation including therapeutic exercise; speech and occupational therapy; counseling; cognitive retraining; patient, family or caregiver education; or community reintegration.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Five: Extensive Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)