Welcome to La Plata Physical Medicine

Dr. Robert Wallach, DO

The Best Back Pain Care in Southwest Colorado

La Plata Physical Medicine specializes in the diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of spine, muscle, nerve and joint problems. Our goal is to find the root causes of the problem and provide the highest quality, evidence-based care for chronic problems or acute pain resulting from sports, accidents, work injuries and life in general.

Dr. Robert Wallach is a board certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician with extensive experience in spine and musculoskeletal care, providing individual treatment planning, education, nerve testing, along with spine, joint and muscle injections.

Your first appointment, and all appointments, will be with Dr. Wallach.   He will determine your best course of action, whether it be working on your posture and spinal hygiene, therapy, injections, nerve testing, or referrals to other specialists.  And he will coordinate referrals to the best local providers  in order to fully address your treatment needs.

Are you Experiencing Spine, Muscle/Joint or Nerve Pain?

Spine Related    Problems

  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain

  • Sciatica

  • Spinal Stenosis

  • Disc Herniation

  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Pinched Nerves)

  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain (SI Joint)

Musculoskeletal Problems

  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Headache
  • Cervical Dystonia
  • Muscle Pain and Spasm


  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Median Nerve)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (Ulnar Nerve)

  • Radiculopathy (Pinched Nerves in Neck/Back)

  • Tarsal Tunnel (Tibial Nerve)
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Other Suspected Nerve and Muscle Disorders
  • Evaluated with Electrodiagnostic Testing


Spine, Muscle and Joint & botox injections

Spine, Muscle & Joint Injections

Spine, Muscle and Joint & botox injections

Nerve Testing (EMG & Nerve Conduction)

Spine, Muscle and Joint & botox injections

Pain Management through Lifestyle Changes