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Chronic pain can interfere with your life. It can range from limiting to completely debilitating. There are many safe and proven ways to manage chronic pain, so don’t leave yours untreated. Sarasota Memorial Pain Medicine Program’s expert team is highly specialized in the field of pain medicine and we can help.

Widest Range of Services
Because of the diverse sources of pain, Sarasota Memorial Pain Medicine Program offers the region’s widest array of coordinated pain care services. We help our patients with pain relief and pain management from many chronic conditions, including:

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain and Neck Pain (including Spinal Stenosis and Degenerative Disc Disease)
  • Cancer Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Pain
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Neuropathic Pain 
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia (Shingles)
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatic Nerve
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spasticity
  • Pain from Spinal Cord Injuries, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and other Neurologic Conditions
  • Workers’ Comp and Auto Accident Injuries
  • Work-related Injuries


Personalized Care
We want to get you back to your life! Our multiboard-certified Pain Medicine physicians will create a comprehensive treatment plan designed especially for you. We work with your physicians and can refer you to specialists for consultation, if desired, for continued improvement. The goal of our interdisciplinary Pain Medicine team is to relieve your pain and help you achieve your personal best. 

Our interdisciplinary care ranges from traditional treatments and medications to interventional procedures, including:

  • Botox Injections – for muscle spasticity and migraines
  • Celiac Plexus Block – for abdominal pain
  • Discogram – a diagnostic approach for disc-related pain
  • Epidural Blood Patch – for spinal headaches
  • Epidural Steroid Injection – to treat disc-related neck, thorax, and low back pain
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block – for CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome) or neuropathic pain
  • Medial Branch Blocks & Radial Frequency Lesioning – for arthritic low back or neck pain
  • Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty – treatment of painful spinal compression fractures
  • Percutaneous Disc Decompression – to treat disc herniation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant – to treat CRPS, peripheral neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia, MS, diabetic neuropathy, back pain and post-amputation pain
  • Trigger-Point Injection – for muscle spasms, painful specific muscles and tendon points
  • Spinal Infusion Pump – for administering pain medication directly to the spine

Sarasota Memorial Pain Medicine Program offers four convenient locations:  Heritage Harbour, Heart & Vascular Services, Institute for Advanced Medicine and Blackburn Point. Schedule your appointment by calling (941) 917-4500.

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