Thomas Nabity Jr., MD (PM&R)
Dr. Nabity is board-certified in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. His special interests include the management of musculoskeletal, spine, and joint pains, as well as the rehabilitation of neurological disorders, spasticity management, and sports medicine.
Dr. Nabity completed his medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and his residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.
Medical School: University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE
Undergraduate: Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
BA, Chemistry, 2000
Fellowship: Interventional Pain 2009-2010
Michigan Neurology Associates, Clinton Twp, MI
Residency: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2006 – 2009
William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI
Internship: Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, 2004-2006
William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI
Licensed to practice medicine: Michigan (2006 – Current)
Board Certified American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab (2010)
Board Certified American Board of Pain Medicine (2011)
ARDMS certified in Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (2013)
ACLS and BLS certified
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
American Association of Orthopedic Medicine
Interventional Orthopedics Foundation
Recent Work Experience
2012 – 2017 Michigan Neurology Associates Director of PMR and Pain – Manage the PMR department, develop practice guidelines and policies for the pain management services, and serve on the Board of Directors.
2009 – 2017 Michigan Neurology Associates – Provide both inpatient and outpatient PM&R evaluations with a special focus in evaluating and treating painful conditions including the performance of interventional procedures.
2006 – 2009 Pearce Hospitalist Service, Beaumont Hospital – Moonlighted as a staff physician providing after-hour evaluations of unstable hospitalized patients during my residency.
Sept 2017 Rejuv Medical Summit Hands-on Regenerative Medicine Training
September 2016 Boston Biolife Regenerative Medicine Conference and Hands-on Cadaver Workshop
March 2016 Cooled RF Lesioning Procedures for Chronic Pain Management
August 2015 Onsite Regenerative Injection Training at Rejuv Medical
April 2015 AAOM Annual Conference on Regenerative Medicine
April 2015 AAOM Annual Conference Precourse: An Introduction to Prolotherapy & Regenerative Injection Procedures
October 2014 ASIPP Comprehensive Review Course and Cadaver Workshop
July 2014 Disc-FX Minimally Invasive Discectomy Cadaver Course
February 2012 AAPMR: Diagnostic and Musculoskeletal Ultrasound of the Lower Extremity
January 2011 Medtronic’s Spinal Cord Stimulator Cadaver Course
January 2010 Introduction to Radiofrequency Ablation for Pain Management
March 2009 AAPMR: PASSOR Spinal Procedures Workshop
November 2008 Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for the Physiatrist: New Perspectives From Different Vantage Points
October 2008 NeuroRehab Preceptor Program – Identification and Management of Spasticity and Muscle Overactivity in Upper Motor Neuron Syndrome: A Hands-on Approach
February 2008 9th Annual American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons/ American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine Course
March 2007 Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago’s Orthotics and Prosthetics Course
Current active studies include:
- Testosterone replacement for men with low normal testosterone levels
- Intradiscal Autologous Stem Cell Injections for Degenerative Disc Disease
- Spinal Cord Stimulation with Intrathecal Stem Cells for Spinal Cord Injury
- Platelet Rich Plasma injections for Achilles Tendonopathy
- Platelet Rich Plasma injections for Greater Trochanter Bursitis
Hemodynamic Changes Of Functional Aerobic Impairment In Patients With Fibromyalgia.
An abstract describing heart rate and blood pressure changes in this patient population was selected for presentation at the American College of Sports Medicine in May 2009.
Cardiorespiratory Fitness as an Objective Measure of Potential Deficits in Fibromyalgia.
A poster of the study was presented at the 2008 AAPM&R Annual Assembly in November 2008, and the abstract was published in the December 2008 on-line issue of the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Dopamine Responsive Dystonia presenting as Transverse Myelitis in a 25 Year Old Female.
This case report was presented as a poster at the 2008 AAPM&R Annual Assembly, and the abstract was published in the December 2008 on-line issue of the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Traffic Collisions Between Electric Mobility Devices and Motor Vehicles.
A poster of this study which reviewed over 200 newspaper articles describing traffic collisions between wheelchairs users and motor vehicles was presented at the 2008 AAPM&R Annual Assembly in November 2008, and the abstract was published in the December 2008 on-line issue of the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.