Eduardo Elizondo, MD
Eduardo R. Elizondo, M.D.
Board-Certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Board-Certified Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Dr. Elizondo is a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation and electrodiagnostic medicine, holding board certifications in both specialties.
approach epitomizes his
commitment to comprehensive individualized treatment featuring the use of appropriate diagnostic tools, physical therapy, exercise training and specialized injection techniques before considering surgical options.
Dr. Elizondo melds rehab medicine and fitness in order to return patients to their normal, active lifestyle.
"While caring for a patient's initial problem, hopefully, I'm also springboarding him or her
into a healthier fitness routine.
This helps reduce the rate of re-injury and promotes better functional performance in their daily activities," says Dr. Elizondo
will often recommend resistance training, swimming, yoga, tai chi and/or Pilates depending on the patient's needs, stating that "core strength, muscle balance and coordination, as well as breathing through movement are the foundation of my philosophy."
He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans.
In addition to being co-chief resident, he held a teaching position with the training program as a clinical instructor.
Dr. Elizondo has been a consulting physician for Austin's Back-to-Golf Performance Center, which focuses on golf-specific rehabilitation and performance enhancement.
He is also a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and a fellow of the Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation.
training and expertise in physical medicine and rehabilitation has led Dr. Elizondo
to develop care plans for patients who have suffered catastrophic injuries such as spinal cord and brain injuries.
comes to Charm with nearly 20 years of experience in his
The father of two children, Dr. Elizondo's
family is originally from northern Mexico and he
speaks fluent Spanish.