Dr. Erik Shaw of Shepherd Center
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This week, Dr. Erik Shaw of Shepherd Center will join The Weekly Check-Up to discuss the research of treatment of pain through a multidisciplinary holistic approach, including interventional procedures, osteopathic manual therapy, physical therapy, biofeedback, and counseling.
Erik Shaw, DO., Shepherd Center
Erik Shaw, DO, is a staff physiatrist at the Shepherd Pain Institute. Dr. Shaw is double board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. A Texas native, Dr. Shaw graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Biomedical Engineering and obtained his medical degree at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth.
Dr. Shaw completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and his Anesthesiology fellowship in Pain Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.
Dr. Shaw’s primary focus is improving quality of life through a multidisciplinary holistic approach to the practice of medicine and the application of interventional treatment for the management of pain and related disorders, including degenerative disease of the spine, post-operative spine pain, cancer pain, arthritis, spinal cord injury, and various neurological disorders. He applies several modalities including interventional procedures, such as epidural steroid and spine and extremity injections, osteopathic manual therapy, physical therapy, biofeedback, and counseling.
Prior to becoming a physician, Dr. Shaw worked in Moscow and Houston as a Mission Support Scientist for the Shuttle-Mir Space Program. Dr. Shaw is a member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, the International Spine Injection Society and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is active in research and has written and illustrated several book chapters and articles on pain management.