Harrington Physician Services Welcomes PM&R Specialist Sean Stevenson, DO
SOUTHBRIDGE, MA, November 16, 2018, – Sean Stevenson, D.O., has joined Harrington Physician Services in Southbridge, providing physical medicine and rehabilitation services for patients.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) is a medical specialty that treats a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, nerves, bones, joints and muscles. The specialty is recognized for comprehensive management of chronic musculoskeletal and neurologic conditions, emphasizing improvements in functional status and quality of life.
Patients interested in scheduling an appointment can call (508) 909-8590.
PM&R takes a multidisciplinary approach to a patient’s treatment plan. Physiatrists are trained to write specific programs that help maintain and increase range of motion, strengthen muscles, improve proprioception (awareness of joint position in space) and muscle relaxation, among other objectives.
Dr. Stevenson will provide in office procedures such as trigger point injections and osteopathic manual medicine (OMM). OMM is a hands-on, noninvasive set of skills used in the evaluation and treatment of the neuro-muscular-skeletal (nerve, muscle and bone) system. Trained osteopathic physicians, like Dr. Stevenson, use their hands to diagnose and treat illness and injury. Dr. Stevenson will also be providing interventional pain procedures, including spine and joint injections. In addition, he will perform electrodiagnostic studies including Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS) and Electromyography (EMG).
Dr. Stevenson completed his residency at Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Center, New York, where he served as Chief Resident. He received his medical degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and B.S. in Exercise Science from UMASS Amherst. He is a member of several professional affiliations, including the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and the American Osteopathic Association.
Harrington’s PM&R office is in Suite 108 of its Medical Arts building, which also houses Harrington Physician Services’ general surgery practice.
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