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Pain Medicine

Pain Management Services

Chronic pain can seriously interfere with your quality of life. When there seems to be no relief in sight for your debilitating pain, we can hep. Sarasota Memoria's First Physicians's Group Pain Management Program connects you with a team of experts who offer an interdisciplinary approach to manage your pain so you can get back to your life. Our program is led by a subspecialty, multiboard-certified physician with a team trained in the specialized field of pain medicine. 

Conditions We Treat

From traditional treatments and medications to break-through interventional procedures - all tailored to meet your specific needs - we offer the widest range of coordinated pain care services available in the region to help bring you relief from chronic conditions, including:

  • Arthritis
  • Back and neck pain (including spinal stenosis and degenerative disc disease)
  • Cancer pain
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot pain
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Lower back pain
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Postherpetic neuralgia (shingles)
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder pain
  • Spasticity
  • Pain from spinal cord injuries, stroke, multiple sclerosis and other neurologic conditions
  • Auto accident injuries
  • Work-related injuries 

Make An Appointment

We accept chronic pain patients at any stage of treatment. Please call 941-917-4500 for an appointment. Physician referrals are required.

Services We Offer

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 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 complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) or neuropathic pain
  • Medial branch blocks and radial frequency lesioning for arthritic low back or neck pain
  • Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty for 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


The Pain Management Program is located in Waldemere Medical Plaza, 1921 Waldemere St., Ste. 504, Saraosta, FL 34239. Most procedures are performed at Sarasota Memorial Cape Surgery Outpatient Surgery Center, adjacent to Waldemere Medical Plaza.