Physiatry (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)
Many people don’t realize that most musculoskeletal injuries can get better without surgery, so the best doctor to see may be one who specializes in nonsurgical care. One medical specialty that fits this description is physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), or physiatry.
Genetic Evaluation and Counseling
As the cost of genetic sequencing—mapping out an individual’s DNA—has continued to decrease, it has become increasingly available to patients. A medical geneticist or genetic counselor can guide patients and families through the pros and cons of the process and the final results.