HELPING THE BODY HEAL ITSELF
Dr. Higgins provides a holistic approach to healing for all ages, newborns to adults. She is a graduate of the University of New England College of Osteopathy. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine and has completed a Fellowship in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine at the Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency Program in Augusta, Maine. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine and is a faculty member of the Osteopathic Cranial Academy.
Dr. Higgins provides an individualized, hands-on treatment of the whole body. Osteopathic Medicine appreciates the mental, physical & spiritual aspects of each person and works to encourage balance and harmony among these elements. She recognizes that the body is inherently capable of healing itself.
Dr. Higgins utilizes a variety of techniques to support the self-healing mechanism within each patient. Osteopathic manipulation and Cranial treatments allow for the release of strains and restoration of blood, lymphatic, and energy flow. She may give
nutritional recommendations to aid the body in reaching its full physiologic potential. Dr. Higgins does specialty testing for mold and fungal exposure as well as food, chemical and environmental allergies and sensitivities. She is a Certified Reiki Master and performs Reiki healings. She has become skilled in the use of Tuning Forks for both physical vibratory healing and harmonic healing. Her treatments are unique in that she often combines several modalities into each healing, personalized for the needs of each patient.
Shawn Marie Higgins, DO, DABIHM
DO (Doctor of Osteopathy)
Board Certified in Family/General Medicine
Completed Fellowship in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (NMM/OMM)
DABIHM (Diplomat of the American Board of Integrative Holistic medicine)
Faculty of the Osteopathic Cranial Academy
Certified Reiki Master since 2008 (performing Reiki since 1995)