Lester A. Owens, DO, PT, FAAPMR, is a board-certified non-operative orthopedic, neuromuscular, and pain management specialist at Bone & Joint.

Dr. Owens treats headaches, neck and back pain, myofascial pain syndrome, herniated disks, neuralgias, spinal pain disorders, and arthritis. He performs BOTOX injections, electro diagnostics, radiofrequency neurotomy, and spinal interventional techniques to diagnose and treat his patients’ conditions.

Dr. Owens, who was a physical therapist before becoming a doctor, uses a variety of non-surgical treatments to help people of all ages reduce pain, increase movement, and improve the quality of their lives. He wants his patients to understand their conditions and treatment options, so they can feel confident about their healthcare.

Dr. Owens received his medical degree from the Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Rusk Rehabilitation Center, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine in Columbia, Missouri. Dr. Owen completed his pain medicine fellowship at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri. Dr. Owens is board-certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with Subspecialty Board Certification in Pain Medicine.

When he’s not in the office, Dr. Owens enjoys camping, hiking, fishing, and boating with his family in northern Wisconsin.

He sees patients in Medford and Wausau.