Our Mission


Synergy Spinecare & Rehabilitation Medicine brings a comprehensive and individualized approach to spine pain and musculoskeletal conditions designed by specialized physicians and physical therapists. World-class medical expertise, state-of-the-art equipment, and a friendly atmosphere assist you down the road to recovery. With a focus on non-surgical treatments, our ultimate goal is to provide our patients with an improved quality of life.




Seth Schran, M.D. is a board-certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) specialist with fellowship training in interventional spine, sports, and musculoskeletal medicine from The University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Schran provides thorough and precise patient evaluations and individualized, synergistic treatment plans including conservative therapies, medications, and/or interventions.  

Dr. Schran’s credentials also include a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine.  He is skilled in Electrodiagnostic Studies (EMG/NCS), and a diplomate of the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine.  He performs a broad range of interventional spine pain procedures, including Epidural Steroid Injections, Zygapophyseal (facet) Joint Injections, Medial Branch Blocks, Ganglion Impar (Coccyx) Blocks, Radiofrequency Ablation, Lumbar Discography, Trigger Point Injections, Soft-Tissue Injections, and Joint Injections.  

He earned his M.D. at The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, PA; completed an internship at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem, PA Department of Internal Medicine; completed residency training in PM&R at New York Presbyterian Hospital (The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell); and fellowship training in interventional spine, sports, and musculoskeletal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.  In his free time, he enjoys walking his dog, staying active with sports such as soccer, and spending time with family (not necessarily in that order).



What is Physical Medicine

and Rehabilitation (PM&R)?

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physicians, also known as physiatrists, treat a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. PM&R physicians are medical doctors who have completed training in the specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), and may be subspecialty certified in Brain Injury Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Neuromuscular Medicine, Pain Medicine, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, and/or Sports Medicine. PM&R physicians:

  • Diagnose and treat pain as a result of an injury, illness, or disabling condition
  • Focus treatment on function
  • Determine and lead a treatment/prevention plan
  • Lead a team of medical professionals, which may include physical therapists, occupational therapists, and physician extenders to optimize patient care
  • Collaborate with other physicians, which may include primary care physicians, neurologists, orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, and many others.
  • Treat the whole person, not just the problem area
  • Have a broad medical expertise that allows them to treat disabling conditions throughout a person’s lifetime
  • Treat patients of all ages


Pain management is care that focuses on assisting patients in regaining control of their life through the alleviation of pain stemming from an injury, surgery, illness or other chronic medical conditions. Traditionally, many people believe that pills are the only way to deal with pain management, but our treatment plans challenge that belief as we bring a healthy alternative to dealing with injuries, acute, and chronic pain.



Contact Us


Call us, fill out the form, or stop by for a visit. It would be our pleasure to meet you, show you around the facility and discuss how we can help you. Most insurance plans are accepted.

Call us at 201-530-1300 to see if Dr. Schran accepts your insurance plan.

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