Rebecca Shoemaker, M.D.

Dr. Rebecca Shoemaker is board eligible in physical medicine and rehabilitation and fellowship trained in Pain Medicine. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration from James Madison University and obtained her Doctor of Medicine from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Dr. Shoemaker completed her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan at Detroit Medical Center and returned to Virginia Commonwealth University to complete her fellowship in Pain Medicine.

Dr. Shoemaker is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Association of Academic Physiatrists. Dr. Shoemaker specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation and interventional pain management.

Her fellowship training in pain medicine provides her expertise in the treatment of:

  • Osteoarthritis of the joints including shoulders, hips, knees and spinal facet joints
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Herniated discs
  • Sciatica – Read her published work on Sciatica here: Indications of Sciatica in a Physical Exam.
  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
  • Chronic migraines
  • Peripheral neuropathy

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