Dr. Lakatosh is a physiatrist, a medical doctor who specializes in improving the function of muscles, bones, joints, and their associated nerves.
After receiving his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1984 he continued his training with an Internal Medicine internship at Bowman-Gray School of Medicine/Wake Forest University. Following this, he completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Lakatosh has been board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation since 1989.
Physiatrists treat wide range of common medical conditions such as acute and chronic pain, sports injuries and stroke rehabilitation.
Like most Physiatrists, Dr. Lakatosh's treatments are non-surgical. This may include medicines (non-narcotic), exercises, physical therapy, assistive devices, traction, electrotherapy, special injection techniques such as autologous blood injection (ABI), Prolotherapy, manual therapies or biofeedback.