Dr. Akuthota Helps Patient Rise Above the Pain:PM&R News Mar 27, 2018
Dr. Akuthota, chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, was part of team of specialists who assisted Patrick Gaines recover and thrive despite chronic pain. While Akuthota couldn’t offer a miracle cure for the nerve damage Patrick had suffered, he did ask a critical question. “He said, ‘I know you’re in pain. Tell me about your life before this happened.’” Patrick uses intense physical activity to overcome his pain.