Craig Best, DOSpecializing in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Craig Best, DO
Diagnosis and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal disorders with special training in non-surgical care of neck and back pain
Dr. Best utilizes thorough history and physical examination, imaging, electrodiagnostic studies, and diagnostic injections to identify specific pain generators and provides comprehensive treatment plans that may consist of NON-opioid medications, detailed physical/occupational therapy or exercise prescriptions, osteopathic manual medicine, or injections. Dr. Best’s ultimate goal for his patients is to provide them with the tools to live a healthier, more functional life.
After graduating from Lincoln Memorial University’s DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Best completed his Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Physiatry) residency at Rush University Medical Center. He subsequently completed a fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. He is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation as well as the subspecialty of Pain Medicine.
Outside of his clinical duties, Dr. Best enjoys keeping active with CrossFit and ice hockey as well as exploring the many excellent restaurants, coffee shops, and live music venues that the Greater Chicago Area has to offer.
Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine
Cumberland Gap, TN
Rush University Medical Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation as well as Pain Medicine
Frequently Asked Questions: Epidural Steroid Injections Dr. Craig Best Epidural steroid injections (ESI) are very commonly used to help treat radicular neck or low back pain (pain that radiates from the neck down the arm or low back down the leg). It is probably the...