Our mission at Blue Ridge Physical Medicine is to provide the highest quality musculoskeletal medicine evaluation possible. At every opportunity we seek out and research the latest innovations in the fields of both Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Non-surgical Pain Management.
It is our goal to guide our patients along a course of non-surgical intervention that will facilitate maximum recovery by enabling the patient to understand and self-manage spine, muscle, nerve, and joint pain.
We strive to help our patients achieve a return to daily activities that will improve the quality of life and prevent recurrence of injury and pain.
Blue Ridge Physical Medicine provides the highest quality musculoskeletal medicine and pain management experience possible. We seek out every opportunity and research the latest innovations in the fields of both Physical Medicine and Non-Surgical Pain Management.
Rebecca W. Tanner, M.D., ABPM&R, FAANEM
Originally working in inpatient rehabilitation, Dr. Tanner has specialized in outpatient musculoskeletal injury and pain since 2000. She is active in local and national medical CME programs. She has presented at the annual AAPMR meetings.
Board Certified – Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 1994-present
Fellow – American Academy of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine – 1994-present
Certified/ Specialty Trained – Botulinum Toxin/ EMG guided injections 1994-present
Certified Acupuncture – 2000-present
Certified Prolotherapy/ Platelet Rich Plasma – AAOM – 2011-present.
Certified Prolotherapist/PRP American Academy of Osteopathic Medicine – 2011-present
Specialty trained Musculoskeletal Ultrasound/ Guided Ultrasound 2005-2015 – AAPMR, AAOM and Regenerative Medicine
It is our goal to guide our patients along a course of non-surgical intervention that will facilitate maximum recovery by enabling the patient to understand and self-manage pain symptoms.
What We Evaluate and Treat
- Acute Strain/Sprains
- Cervical Dystonia
- Migraine/Muscle Tension Headaches
- Upper Extremity Pain/Trauma
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Tennis Elbow
- Knee pain, Patellofemoral pain, Osteoarthritis
- Sports Injuries
- Head Injuries
- Post Operative Pain
- Low Back Injuries
- Herniated Disc Pain
- Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
- Myofascial Pain
- Pyriformis Syndrome
- Repetitive Work injuries
- Phantom Limb Pain/Post Polio Syndrome
- Therapeutic Exercise
- Medical Acupuncture
- Weight Management
- Sports Injury Rehab
- Alternative Pain Management
- Safe Herbal Therapy
- Platelet Rich Plasma Injections (PRP)
- Comprehensive Pain Assessment
- Nerve Conduction Studies
- Electromyographic Testing
- Independent Medical Exams
- Trigger point injections
- Diagnostic Ultrasound
- Botulinum Toxin therapy
- Scar and neural therapy