About Dr. Judith Glaser
Founder & Physician, Restorative Medicine P.C.
Dr. Judith Glaser, DO is Board Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and a Certified Medical Acupuncturist. After graduating from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2005, Dr. Glaser completed her residency at the renowned New York University School of Medicine - RUSK Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine. Dr. Glaser completed acupuncture training at the Helms Medical Institute and she has over 10 years of experience diagnosing and treating pain symptoms.
Dr. Glaser started her career as Attending Physiatrist and Co-Director of the Post Polio Clinic at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington DC before moving back to New York where she has been treating patients in Private Practice and as an Attending Physiatrist at Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities and Hospitals throughout the NY area.
Dr. Glaser believes in a holistic approach to patient care. She is committed to giving the best care and establishing long-lasting relationships with her patients.
Board Certification: Why It Matters
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
What is a Physiatrist? Or Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Doctor?
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physicians, also known as physiatrists, treat a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons.
PM&R physicians are medical doctors who have completed training in the specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R).
Why should you see a Rehabilitation physician:
Make an accurate diagnosis
Focus treatment on function
Have a broad medical expertise that allows them to treat disabling conditions throughout a person’s lifetime
Diagnose and treat pain
Determine and lead a treatment/prevention plan
Lead a team of medical professionals, which may include physical therapists, occupational therapists, and physician extenders to optimize patient care
Pain can be complicated. Often times the pain you are feeling is coming from a different but related area of the body. Therefore, an accurate diagnosis is the key to successfully treating pain. Dr. Judith Glaser utilizes her vast experience and knowledge to test patients and diagnose symptoms including: