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Fibromyalgia
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more than 98% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation
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Board Certifications

Dr. Paxson does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • 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
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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1 Sanction
  • Other (4/29/2014)
    Action Taken: Suspension
    Summary: Stephen G. Paxson, D.O.; License # OS004740L; NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The Pennsylvania Board of Osteopathic Medicine determined that the osteopathic physician's practice within the State of Pennsylvania may be an immediate and clear danger to the public health and safety.; ACTION TAKEN: The Pennsylvania Board of Osteopathic Medicine temporarily suspended the osteopathic physician's license pending a hearing.
    State: Pennsylvania
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Waterville Osteo Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Polyclin Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Paxson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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