Medical Specialists of the Muscular System


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Myositis is a condition where the muscle is inflamed, damaged, and weak, and this condition likely stems from the immune system attacking its own muscles. Which of the following is the most appropriate medical specialist that can deal with this problem?

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1. If you got into a car crash and, despite no broken bones or injured muscles, cannot move your muscle, then it's like a nerve has been damaged, especially if you notice the muscle deflating over a long period of time. Whom of the following would be the most appropriate specialist to initially consult with about this problem?

2. An ___is a specialist, working under the supervision of a physician, who develops and implements an exercise program and administers medical tests to enhance physical fitness:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This multiple-choice worksheet/quiz tests how much you know about healthcare providers who specialize in muscles. Topics you'll cover include a medical specialist who can help a person experiencing myositis and the appropriate specialist to help with nerve damage.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz can help you review the following:

  • Specialist who works under the supervision of a physician and helps with a person's fitness
  • Type of physician who specializes in rehabilitation and physical medicine
  • Doctor who specializes in treating musculoskeletal injuries that are sports-related

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on healthcare providers who specialize in muscles, including a specialist who can help treat nerve damage
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a physician who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation and a specialist who works under the supervision of a physician to help with fitness
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a medical specialist who can treat the effects of myositis

Additional Learning

For more on this type of healthcare providers, you can review the lesson titled Medical Specialists of the Muscular System. These points are highlighted:

  • Diagnosis of disorders associated with the muscles, bones and joints
  • Person who would treat inflamed tendons or prolonged muscle pain
  • Deeper issues that cause muscle problems