Dr. Ed Y. Atty, MD, Physiatrist Flint, MI, 48507
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Dr. Ed Y. Atty, MD, Flint, MI, 48507

Dr. Ed Atty is a Board Certified Physiatrist and Pain Specialist who specializes in the treatment of back pain, acute pain, chronic pain and sports-related injuries. Dr. Atty focuses on restoring function to the patient. In addition, he treats patients with musculoskeletal disorders, arthritis, tendonitis, spinal cord injuries, or even patients with brain injuries.

As a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician, Dr. Ed Atty has the specialized, multidisciplinary training that enables him to not only accurately diagnose the cause, but tailor a treatment plan to alleviate the pain as well. The PM&R treatment approach emphasizes comprehensive care. PM&R Physicians, like Dr. Atty, take the whole person into account and treat the patient not just the symptom.

Dr. Atty is a Co-Medical Director of McLaren's Medical Rehabilitation Center as well the Medical Director of Interventional Spine/Pain Fellowship at Michigan State University.

As the region’s first truly comprehensive spine program, The McLaren Spine Program features a multidisciplinary approach in the treatment of back and neck pain. This highly specialized team of spine specialists works together to achieve the best possible outcomes for patients using leading edge technology, the latest techniques and the most effective therapies to help patients feel, move and live better.

Dr. Ed Y. Atty is a Physiatrist and Pain Specialist with The McLaren Spine Program at McLaren - Flint.

Type of Spine Care Professional

  • Physiatrist
  • Pain Medicine and Management Physician

Areas of Expertise

Conditions
  • Acute Pain
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Pain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Arthritis
  • Auto-Related Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccydynia
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Extremity Dysfunction / Pain
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Drop
  • Fracture
  • Gait disorders
  • Head Injury
  • Headache / Migraine
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Pain
  • Ligament strain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Muscle Pain / Muscle Strain
  • Myalgias
  • Myelopathy
  • Myositis
  • Neck Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporotic Compression Fractures
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Post Surgery Functional Problems
  • Post Surgery Pain
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Rotator cuff injury
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stroke
  • TMJ
  • Tendonitis
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Whiplash
  • Workers' Compensation Injuries
Treatments
  • Botulinum Toxin Injections, e.g., BOTOX
  • Bracing
  • Caudal Injections
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Disability evaluations
  • Discography
  • Dynamic lumbar stabilization
  • Electrotherapy, e.g. TENS
  • Epidural Steroid Injections - Cervical
  • Epidural Steroid Injections - Lumbar
  • Exercise
  • Facet Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Facet Rhizotomy Injections
  • Facet rhizotomy
  • Functional capacity evaluations
  • Hip Joint Injections
  • Injections
  • Joint Injections
  • Knee Injections
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Medial Branch Nerve Blocks
  • Medications for Pain and Related Health Issues
  • Muscle stimulation
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Testing
  • Neuromuscular therapy
  • Non-Surgical Treatment and Diagnosis
  • Osteopathy
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Joint and Muscular Injections
  • Physiatry
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physical medicine & rehabilitation
  • Prolotherapy
  • Radiofrequency Neuroablation
  • Radiofrequency procedures
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sacrococcygeal Injections
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Scoliosis Treatment - Non-Surgical
  • Shoulder Injections
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sympathetic Ganglion Blocks
  • Therapeutic ultrasound
  • Traction
  • Transforaminal Injections
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Vertebroplasty

Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Board Certified, American Board of Pain Medicine

Professional Distinctions

  • Medical Director of Interventional Spine/Pain Fellowship, Michigan State University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians