Abbey M. Barnhart, PA-C
Certified Physician Assistant
Abbey Barnhart PA-C, is a Helena native who earned her BS at Montana State University and her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Idaho State University in 2012. She treats many different conditions ranging from arthritis to fractures to concussions. Abbey has a special interest in osteoporosis--promoting bone health and fracture prevention.
Abbey is nationally certified in musculoskeletal ultrasound (RMSK). She continues to further her ultrasound skills, both with diagnostics and injections, attending national courses.
When not at the office, Abbey enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys being outdoors, doing anything and everything from hiking to gardening.
While many surgeons question the evidence of regenerative treatments for common orthopedic injuries, some well done studies raise considerable questions and concerns for many common shoulder arthroscopic surgical procedures. Shoulder Impingement A recent article (July 2018) in the British Medical Journal compared patients who had surgery against those who did not for impingement symptoms. 210 […]