Alyson Fincke Axelrod, D.O.

Dr. Alyson Axelrod is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and specializes in non-surgical management of spine and musculoskeletal disorders. She is fellowship trained in spine, sports and musculoskeletal medicine and provides patients with non-operative care for neck and back problems. Her treatment options include fluoroscopic and/or ultrasound guided injections, including epidural injections, selective nerve root injections, sacroiliac joint injections, facet injections, medial branch blocks, as well as radiofrequency ablation. Dr. Axelrod strives to maximize the quality of life and independence of each of her patients.

She is an active member of several musculoskeletal and spinal intervention societies and is a coauthor of medical articles and book chapters on spine, musculoskeletal, and rehabilitation issues.  Dr. Axelrod continues to educate and lecture on spine related matters. 

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    Professional Profile

    • B.S. in Biology, B.A. in English, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY
    • D.O., Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Internship, Delaware County Memorial Hospital, Drexel Hill, PA
    • Residency in PM&R, Temple University Hospital & MossRehab
    • Fellowship in Spine, Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Titles & Certifications
    • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation



    Cruz, E., Axelrod, A.F., Ryan, D., (2012) Medical Rehabilitation IN: MAITIN, I. and CRUZ, E., eds., Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2015.


    Gershkoff, A., Axelrod, A.F., Moon, D., Dangharia, H. (2012) Stroke IN: MAITIN, I. and CRUZ, E., eds., Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2015.


    Axelrod, A.F. (Ed.). (March 2011 - March 2012).  Rehab in Review. Atlanta, GA: Emory University School of Medicine.


    Axelrod, A.F., Improved Corticosteroid Treatment of Recalcitrant DeQuervain Tenosynovitis with a Novel 4-Point Injection Technique.  Rehab in Review. 2011: 19(4.).


    Axelrod, A.F., Development and Validation of Clinic Based Prediction Tool to Identify Female Athletes at High Risk for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury.  Rehab in Review.  2010: 18(12).


    Fincke, A., Genetic Influences on Pain Perception and Treatment.  Practical Pain Management. 2010: 10(1): 12-16.

    Fincke A., The Relationship Between Back Pain and IL-1. POMA. 2010: 1(1): 30-32.

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