Overview

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physicians at North Shore Medical Center help restore quality of life for patients with disabilities and pain syndromes, many of which are caused by musculoskeletal and neurological disorders. Their goal is to improve patient function and independence. They often work together with orthopedic surgeons in affiliated private practices on the North Shore. Learn more

Inpatient Services

If you require physical medicine and rehabilitation during your stay at NSMC Salem Hospital, you will be seen by Richard L Zaniewski, D.O., F.A.A.P.M.R.

Outpatient Services

If you need additional treatment or care after you are discharged, you have the option of receiving care at Spaulding Outpatient Center Salem or at any of the other Spaulding outpatient locations across the North Shore. 

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services

The pulmonary physicians who work in the intensive care unit at NSMC Salem Hospital also manage patients who are receiving ventilator and pulmonary rehabilitation care.

Learn more about NSMC's Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

North Shore Physician Group's Neurosurgery and Spine Practice


The physiatrists at NSPG's Neurosurgery and Spine practice work with patients to decrease their pain, enhance performance and restore maximum function in their activities of daily living. They create rehabilitation plans that help patients stay as active as possible at any age. Physiatrists sometimes enable patients to avoid surgery.