Fort Myers Pain Management Services
Fort Myers Pain Management – at OCF
The key to pain management is all about quality-of-life and our Fort Myers pain management doctor at OCF can help bring comfort to your life. Some patients have chronic pain caused by sports or a neurological disorder while others have to deal with short-term discomfort from surgery. Orthopedic Center of Florida handles all types of orthopedic procedures such as reconstruction of the hip and knee, arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery, reconstruction of rear foot and ankle, as well as the hand surgery.
You can see why pain management needs to be an important part of orthopedic rehabilitation.
We do not just treat the problem, we fix the orthopedic issue and we offer pain management until our patients are back to normal.
Living in Fort Myers with Pain
There is a fine balance between an acceptable amount of discomfort and an unacceptable amount of discomfort. Living with pain can alter a person’s personality and outlook on life. Our goal is to get our patients to a level where they can manage their pain. When pain is managed correctly, the quality of life transitions from one extreme to another. When you see the transition from a person that has suffered most of their life from chronic pain, you then will see how incredibly gratifying pain management can be.
What is Pain Management?
Bonita Springs and Fort Myers pain management is a branch of medicine employing an interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those living with pain. The reducing the amount of pain after surgery can speed the healing process. Pain management is uses in short term administration after an injury, or short term pain management will be administered as part of the healing process after evasive surgery or when medical science cannot identify the cause of pain, the task of pain management is managed to relieve suffering.
If you, or a loved one are suffering from chronic pain, or back pain, our pain management specialist in Fort Myers may be able to help
Our Fort Myers Pain Management Doctor
Meet Andrew M. Gross, MD
Dr. Gross is board certified in anesthesiology and fellowship trained in interventional pain management and minimally invasive spinal procedures. Located in Fort Myers, Dr. Gross specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of both minimal invasive surgical and non-surgical treatment of painful conditions such as neck pain, back pain, pain in the arms and legs. In addition, Dr. Gross has extensive experience with difficult to diagnose pain disorders and a wide variety of chronic and acute pain conditions.
Dr. Gross was born and raised in Philadelphia, and completed his undergraduate training at The George Washington University and medical education at Temple University School of Medicine. Upon finishing medical school, Dr. Gross completed his anesthesiology residency at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He completed his training with distinction and multiple publications. He worked with some of the pre-eminent physicians in the field of anesthesia and pain management, and then pursued an interventional pain management fellowship in Atlanta, Georgia, at The Emory University School of Medicine.
Practicing in Fort Myers at the prestigious Orthopedic Center of Florida, Andrew M. Gross, MD masters many professional pain management technologies such as radiofrequency ablation, a non-invasive technique that uses the heat from high frequency AC current to vaporize or ablate painful or damaged tissue. This technique can be used to lessen nerve pain in the lower back in what is typically an outpatient procedure.
If you live in Fort Myers Florida and you suffer from pack pain, foot pain or you need a pain management doctor, consider an appointment with one of our back pain doctors like Andrew M. Gross, MD. We understand pain, and we are here for you. The Orthopedic Center of Florida is here to offer you a better quality of life.
Our Fort Myers Neurology Doctor
Meet Wendy Robinson Bond, MD
Many orthopedic conditions either stem from, or otherwise relate to the nervous system; this is why we have one of Fort Myers’ finest neurologists on staff at The Orthopedic Center of Florida. Dr. Wendy Robinson Bond is a Board Certified Neurologist who graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2000 and completed her residency in Neurology at Tufts University in 2004. She continued her education with a Fellowship in Muscle and Nerve disorders at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Brighton, MA from 2004-2005. Dr. Bond specializes in muscle and nerve disorders, but she is more than qualified to see any neurological disorder. She personally performs Electromyography (EMG) and nerve conduction tests to evaluate for diabetes, carpal tunnel, and numbness/weakness.
If you live in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Bonita Springs or Estero, we urge you to review the Nerve Conduction Study (link below). Let us help you determine why you have these symptoms and if it stems from muscle or nerve damage. Furthermore, this study shows how well the body’s electrical signals are traveling to a nerve. Click here for more information regarding the Nerve Conduction Study:
Come in today and lets see how our Fort Myers pain management doctors can help you.