PM&R Welcomes Bradley Stovall, D.O.

VCU Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is pleased to welcome our newest provider Bradley Stovall, DO. Stovall attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center.  He completed both his residency and fellowship here at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Stovall specializes in the treatment of lower back pain, neck arthritis, nerve pain, radiculopathy, and post-stroke shoulder pain. Welcome Dr. Stovall!

Cifu Hosts Facebook Live Chat on Concussions

Dr. Cifu participated in a Facebook Live chat with VCU Health on Wednesday, September 14, in which he sat down to answer questions about concussions. Facebook Live chats are held online, and participatants asked questions by commenting on the VCU Health Facebook page or by tweeting at VCU Health using #VCUHealthChat. For more information, click here.

PM&R Faculty Provide Insight Into Dale Earnhardt, Jr.'s Concussion Recovery

Nascar driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr. hasn't raced since July 9, due to concussion symptoms, and it remains unclear as to when he will return. VCU Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation faculty members, David Cifu, M.D. and Katherine Dec, M.D. recently weighed in on his likely path to recovery in a recent Richmond Times-Dispatch article. Note: neither is involved in his rehab program. 

Dec also commented on Earnhardt, Jr.'s injury in an Associated Press article which can be found here.

Cifu Discusses Importance of Concussion Research and Training

Department Chair and Herman J. Flax, MD Professor David Cifu, MD, was interviewed recently on NPR about his thoughts on the importance of continuing clinical funding and research to continue finding new ways to understand and treat concussions. Listen to the interview here.