Erika LeBaron, DO

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Erika LeBaron, DO

About Erika LeBaron, DO

Dr. Erika LeBaron is a licensed osteopathic physician who is board certified in family medicine and osteopathic manipulative treatment by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians. In addition to her osteopathic manipulative treatment skills for treating pain and musculoskeletal complaints, she has training in prolotherapy and platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections. Dr. LeBaron also holds certification in dry needling for pain management and sports injuries. Each of these modalities enables Dr. LeBaron to provide non-surgical interventions for patients experiencing pain from various causes. To read Dr. LeBaron’s complete bio, click here.

Low-Dose Naltrexone: A Little Known, But Effective Treatment For Chronic Pain

Low-dose naltrexone (LDN) is often confused with naltrexone, which is a pharmaceutical medication used in doses of 50 mg or more to treat alcohol and narcotic pain pill addiction or other opiate abuse. Low-dose naltrexone is a specially compounded capsule of 1.5 to 4.5 mg of naltrexone to help the body combat chronic illness states. It [...]

A Sweet Solution for Chronic Pain

Prolotherapy is a regenerative treatment for tendon, ligament, or joint pain. It’s a safe and effective non-surgical option and can be used to treat pain from a previous injury or from the general wear and tear of aging. Prolotherapy treatment involves injecting a patient with a natural solution, such as a high-concentration dextrose (sugar) solution, [...]

Provider Spotlight: Erika LeBaron, D.O.

"Provider Spotlight" is a series that highlights the wonderful team of healthcare providers and specialists here at the Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine. In addition to her training in Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Erika LeBaron has training in prolotherapy and platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections, sophisticated methods of Regenerative Injection Therapy that stimulate the body's own [...]

Fibromyalgia: A New Framework for Diagnosis & Treatment

Body aches; generalized pain & stiffness; exhaustion; little to no energy; difficulty sleeping and waking up un-refreshed; brain fog. Does this sound like you? The unfortunate reality is that some patients presenting with these symptoms have been told by doctors that there is nothing wrong with them, or perhaps worse, that it is all in [...]

Fibromyalgia, A 3-Part Video Series

It is estimated that 1 in 50 Americans suffers from fibromyalgia, a disorder that causes widespread muscle pain throughout the body, fatigue, sleep disturbances and cognitive dysfunction. But because fibromyalgia shares symptoms with many other illnesses it is often difficult to diagnose and can easily be overlooked as a possible cause of [...]

What’s Your Gut Feeling? 3-Part Video Series

Did you know that an unhealthy gut can have adverse effects on your overall health? Most of us do not give much thought to our gut unless it is causing us symptoms that are obviously gastrointestinal: diarrhea, constipation, gas, bloating, or cramping. However, a leaky gut can affect our entire body and [...]

My Time in Honduras

It was a cold dark morning in early March when the plane lifted off from Reagan National Airport, but the weather would soon change… and not only the weather, but also the culture, and my experience with prolotherapy. When I arrived in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, Central America, I joined 70 other physicians from 7 [...]

A Letter to Patients from Erika LeBaron, D.O., M.S.N.

My name is Erika LeBaron and I am delighted to introduce myself as the newest physician to join the team of healthcare providers here at Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine. I am an osteopathic physician (D.O.) board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians in family medicine and osteopathic manipulative treatment, with additional [...]