Dr. Christopher Stephenson, MD

Dr. Christopher Stephenson, MD

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation | Male | 46 years old

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Care Philosophy

I work with patients that have physical impairments and disabilities including patients that are living with chronic or acute pain as well as traumatic brain injuries. My goal is to enhance and restore functional ability and optimize quality of life. One of my goals is to ensure that my patients understand why they are experiencing their symptoms and what they can do about them. I help them understand what the range of treatment options that are available. If this requires further diagnostic imaging or referrals to other specialists I ensure they get the best care I am able to provide.Read more

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Dr. Stephenson's Reviews

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3.9
based on 8 total surveys (1 with a review)
Dr. Stephenson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
in Sacramento |
Dr Stephenson is a great Dr. he does one thing you will find the most difficult thing to get form a Dr these days, he listens and answers questions. I have found that so many Dr's are just so busy they don't have time or take time to listen to their patients. He is very proactive which I find to be very helpful.
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Dr. Stephenson's Care Philosophy

I work with patients that have physical impairments and disabilities including patients that are living with chronic or acute pain as well as traumatic brain injuries. My goal is to enhance and restore functional ability and optimize quality of life.

One of my goals is to ensure that my patients understand why they are experiencing their symptoms and what they can do about them. I help them understand what the range of treatment options that are available. If this requires further diagnostic imaging or referrals to other specialists I ensure they get the best care I am able to provide. 

Dr. Stephenson says...

Dr. Stephenson specializes in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal, neck and back pain; management of acute and chronic disabling conditions including traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, amputee care, electrodiagnostics and geriatric rehabilitation.

Dr. Stephenson says...

Prolotherapy, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) are Regenerative Injection Therapies that help the body heal injured joints, tendons and ligaments utilizing the bodies own healing mechanisms. These injections provide most of our patients with relief from injuries that are limiting their ability to participate in the activities they enjoy. 

Dr. Stephenson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  •  Board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Sanctions

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Board Certifications

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  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tension Headache
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Upper Back Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    University of New Mexico School of Medicine

    Graduated in 2004

  • Internship Hospital
    University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of California Davis

    Completed in 2008

  • Undergraduate School
    University of The Pacific

    Graduated in 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Procedures Performed

  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Prolotherapy Injections
  • Prosthetic
  • Trigger Point Injection