Dr. Lester Owens, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation •  Male • Age 73
  
Dr. Owens
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Bone & Joint Clinic

1767 Park Ave Plover, WI 54467

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(715) 344-1260

Dr. Lester Owens, DO is a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist in Plover, WI and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Owens has more experience with Arthritis and Arthropathy, Spine, and Pain Management than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine medical school in 1975. He is affiliated with medical facilities Aspirus Medford Hospital and Aspirus Wausau Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Owens to book an appointment.


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Practice Areas

Arthritis and Arthropathy

Arthritis and arthropathy specialists diagnose and treat diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis that damage joints, causing pain, stiffness and swelling.Compare with other Arthritis and Arthropathy specialists.

Typically treats 70% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Owens treats Arthritis more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Owens treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Hip
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Owens treats Osteoarthritis of Hip more than 85% of their peers

Dr. Owens treats this condition more than 85% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Owens treats Osteoarthritis of Shoulder more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Owens treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Spine specialists.

Typically treats 64% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Owens treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Owens treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Owens treats Spondylosis more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Owens treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Coccygeal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Owens treats Coccygeal Pain more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Owens treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Pain Management

Pain management specialists diagnose and treat pain and pain-related conditions through procedures including medication, electrical stimulation, physical therapy, and alternative therapies such as acupuncture.Compare with other Pain Management specialists.

Typically treats 55% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 15 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Owens treats Chronic Pain more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Owens treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Owens treats Low Back Pain more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Owens treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Chronic Neck Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Owens treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Owens treats this condition more than 88% of their peers

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Dr. Owens' conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tension Headache
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

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Great doctor.. couldn't be happier with his treatment.He got me walking and feeling like a human again
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Areas of Expertise: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Diagnosis and Management of Musculoskeletal Pain Disorders, Pain Management, Pain Medicine.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

1992
University Cincinnati Med Center
Residency Hospital
1979
University of Missouri Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1979
University Missouri Hospital
Residency Hospital
1976
Waldo Osteopath Genl Hosp
Internship Hospital
1975
Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School

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Locations

Bone & Joint Clinic

Bone & Joint Clinic1767 Park Ave Plover, WI 54467
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Bone and Joint Center at Merrill100 S Eagle Dr Merrill, WI 54452
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Bone & Joint Clinic225000 Hummingbird Rd Ste 100 Wausau, WI 54451
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Bone & Joint Clinic225000 Hummingbird Rd Ste 100 Wausau, WI 54401
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Aspirus Medford Hospital

Medford, WI

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

Aspirus Wausau Hospital

Wausau, WI

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)