Son D. Le, MD, FAAPMR is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Center for Spine, Joint, & Neuromuscular Rehabilitation. Dr. Le also previously served as medical director. Dr. Le has practiced as a board certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician for over a decade. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and has been practicing in the Nashville area since the spring of 2001. Dr. Le has a special interest in comprehensive pain management that includes coordinating the utilization of advanced and minimally invasive procedures such as spinal cord neuromodulation for the treatment of chronic pain, diagnostic and therapeutic injections, responsible medication management, behavioral and emotional pain management counseling, and functional rehabilitation through aggressive physiotherapy and adaptive equipments.
Dr. Le earned his Bachelor of Science in 1991, from the University of California, Irvine and graduated from The Chicago Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, in 1995. He completed his residency in physical medicine & rehabilitation as chief resident, at the University of Chicago, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, in 1999.
Dr. Le’s broad level of medical expertise includes the specialization of non-surgical orthopedics and sports medicine offering a broad choice in treatment modalities for patients suffering from pain related to the neck, back, joints of the arms and legs, including injuries of the muscles and peripheral nerves.
Dr. Le is active in various professional organizations ranging from local to international. He is a member of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American Academy of Pain Management, International Spine Intervention Society, Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports, & Occupation Rehabilitation, the American Medical Association, the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and their local chapter, the Tennessee Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.
Dr. Le grew up in the sunny state of California where he enjoyed year-round tennis, surfing in the summer months, and snowboarding in the winter. He is an alumnus of Van Nuys High School where numerous movies were filmed including Grease, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, and more recently, Scrubs. In his spare time, Dr. Le enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and their four children and has a strong appreciation for music.
Dr. Bryant is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Dr. Bryant received her bachelor degree from Syracuse University. In 1995, she received her medical degree from Albany Medical College in New York. She completed her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at JFK-Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Edison, New Jersey in 1999. Additionally, Dr. Bryant earned her MBA from University of Tennessee in 2005. Dr. Bryant is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
Dr. Bryant is also currently Medical Director of Center for Spine Joint and Neuromuscular Rehabilitation. As Medical Director, Dr. Bryant ensures that SJNMR and its employees meet medical standards of care in the treatment of patients and serves as a mentor and educator to our physician- extenders and medical staff. She is also responsible for creating, implementing and monitoring clinical training for all staff.
Dr. Bryant has extensive experience in treating patients with musculoskeletal pain syndromes with a multimodal approach to care. Dr. Bryant has experience in caring for patients in a variety of settings including inpatient rehabilitation brain trauma units, outpatient musculoskeletal medicine with an emphasis on pain management, as well as urgent care settings.
Dr. Bryant has a special interest in the utilization of botulinum toxin for migraine headaches, dystonia and spastic disorders associated with injury or disease of the central nervous system including trauma, stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and cerebral palsy. Dr. Bryant also provides treatment of patients with acute and chronic pain of the hips, knees, and shoulders that have not responded to oral medication management, herniated disc, patients with history of failed epidural steroid injections and Parkinson’s patients suffering from functional problems related to gait.
Dr. Bryant’s patients appreciate her compassionate care and enjoy her sense of humor. She has a daughter that attends a local university and enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.
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Dr. Barton W. Huddleston is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Dr. Huddleston is a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine. Dr. Huddleston is a native Tennessean having graduated from Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville in 1982. Dr. Huddleston and his family are returning to Tennessee after practicing in Dallas, Texas for the past several years. Dr. Huddleston is a graduate of Baylor University and completed his medical school education at the University of Tennessee in Memphis in 1990. Dr. Huddleston completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Eastern Virginia School of Medicine in Norfolk , Virginia in 1994, and his board certification in Pain Medicine in 1999.
During the course of his active practice of 18 years, Dr. Huddleston has achieved significant recognition by both his patients and his physician peers. He has been named in D Magazine, as one of “The Best Doctors in Dallas” in 2010 and 2011. Additionally in 2011, Dr. Huddleston was designated by the US News and World Report as a “Best Doctor” in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
While practicing in Dallas, Texas, Dr. Huddleston served as the medical representative to the Dallas Sports Marketing Committee from 2008 through 2012. During 2010, Dr. Huddleston was designated as a treating physician for the acrobats and staff of the Cirque Du Soleil’s production, “OVO.” He has also had the privilege to serve as the medical director of national USA Gymnastics and USA Triathlon Association events held in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
Prior to his most recent five years of practice in Dallas, Dr. Huddleston resided in Nashville and was the Medical Director and Chief Executive Officer of Nashville Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Huddleston has published articles in the areas of endurance sports medicine and in pain medicine. He has recently been named a consultant to Smith and Nephew’s Biologics Division, and he travels regionally and nationally speaking on the topics of endurance sports medicine as well as the use of MSK ultrasound for diagnostic and injection guidance in musculoskeletal medicine. Dr. Huddleston is a two-time Ironman Triathlon finisher in Florida 2004 and 2011. He applies his unique personal experiences to his medical training for the benefit of the athletes and patients he has the privilege to treat.
Dr. Huddleston’s practice focuses on evaluation and non-surgical treatment of conditions involving musculoskeletal and neurologic injury or illness. Dr. Huddleston is also trained in the innovative science of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP), injections for appropriate sports and musculoskeletal conditions.
Dr. Huddleston is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Academy of Pain Medicine, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, and American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He is also the Medical Director of North America Medical Jurisprudence.
Dr. Huddleston is married with four wonderful children. He enjoys time with his family, the sport of triathlon, and choral singing with his church or in community choirs. He is an avid fisherman and enjoys the outdoors.