Sharon Kanelos, MD, a Physiatrist with Integra Rehabilitation Physicians

Get to know Physiatrist Dr. Sharon Kanelos, who serves patients in Indian Land, South Carolina.

Dr. Kanelos is a board-certified physiatrist whose interests include prosthetics and orthotics, lymphedema, general rehabilitation, musculoskeletal disorders, electromyography, and injections. 

She is currently in practice at Integra Rehabilitation Physicians in Indian Land, South Carolina. “At Integra Rehabilitation Physicians, we pride ourselves in providing integrative, innovative, and comprehensive care to each of our patients. We are adept at treating the whole person, not just the symptoms. Under the care of our highly trained physicians, you will always receive the most up-to-date medical attention and resources. Our goal is to provide individualized education to our patients while maximizing their function and wellbeing. To this end, we use a variety of treatment methods to reduce or eliminate problems and to decrease the possibility of recurrence.” as stated on the practice’s website. 

In 1996, Dr. Kanelos earned her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Cincinnati, Ohio. She completed her internship at Carolinas Medical Center, followed by her residency at Carolinas Rehabilitation, where she served as chief resident in her final year of residency.  

Thereafter, she joined the faculty of Carolinas Rehabilitation, where she worked as the Director of Prosthetics and Orthotics Program and Co-Director of the Lymphedema Program. She is very active in the education of residents and was awarded the James T. McDeavitt Teaching Award in 2010 for contributions to the education of residents at Carolinas Rehabilitation. 

In addition, Dr. Kanelos is board-certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR). The ABPMR was established in 1947 as the certifying body for the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation under the American Board of Medical Specialties. The Board certifies both allopathic and osteopathic physicians. 

Physical medicine and rehabilitation, also known as physiatry and physiatrics, is a branch of medicine that aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities. Physiatrists treat a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. 

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