UF Health Pain Medicine offers comprehensive evaluation, treatment planning and care for patients with chronic, disabling pain that requires intensive rehabilitation. Our interdisciplinary team, led by University of Florida physicians with board certifications in psychiatry, addiction medicine, anesthesiology, neurology and pain medicine, develops individual treatment plans for each patient.
Chronic pain is classified as pain that does not improve after six months of onset. Oftentimes, chronic pain may require pain management when the cause of pain cannot be determined or healed. The ultimate goal of pain management is to improve quality of life for the patient. Patients may experience chronic pain in any area of the body, commonly the back, neck or joint areas.
Our pain experts specialize in pain that is not getting better despite previous treatment, pain that is complicated by other medical, neurological or psychiatric disease, and they address pain medicine addiction and/or fear of addiction with the goal of restoring health, function and quality of life.
Gary Reisfield, M.D. is the medical director of UF Health Pain Medicine. He specializes in the management of chronic cancer and non-cancer pain in individuals with concurrent substance use disorders. He is dedicated to providing care of the highest quality and to advancing the educational and research aims of the pain and substance abuse disciplines.
We understand that chronic pain affects all aspects of a person’s life. We want to care for the whole person. Our goal is to help patients restore function, engage in productive activities and improve their quality of life. If we can determine all of the conditions responsible for chronic pain, regardless of whether they are psychiatric, medical, neurological or surgical, then we can better assess treatment options.
Conditions & Services
- Alternative medicine - pain relief
- Cancer pain
- Central pain
- Chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN)
- Complex regional pain syndrome
- Diabetes and nerve damage
- Failed back surgical syndrome
- Hip pain
- Intraarticular joint injections
- Joint pain
- Knee pain
- Low back pain - acute
- Low back pain - chronic
- Medication management
- Neck pain
- Neuropathic pain
- Occipital nerve and other peripheral nerve blocks
- Over-the-counter pain relievers
- Pain management
- Pain medications - narcotics
- Peripheral neuropathy
- Phantom limb pain
- Piriformis injections
- Postherpetic neuralgia
- Radicular Pain
- Sacroiliac join injections
- Soft tissue injections
- Wrist pain
To obtain a copy of your medical records from UF Health Pain Medicine – Springhill, please contact 1-877-483-5724, 352-265-PAIN(7246).
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