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Pain management

Health First offers two pain management resources located here on the Space Coast. Convenient to residents in central and southern Brevard County, Health First Pain Management Outpatient Clinic is located in Palm Bay. Alternatively, residents in central and northern Brevard County can utilize the Pain Management Center located in the Cape Canaveral Hospital Medical Plaza. Our Pain Management Doctors use only some of the most cutting edge technology to treat our patients.

Cocoa Beach

At the Pain Management Center in Cocoa Beach, our customized pain treatments are geared toward relieving your pain, while at the same time taking into account the patient's health and overall lifestyle. The highly skilled and talented staff of the clinic includes anesthesiologists as well as registered nurses and a radiology technician.

Our intensive evaluation, consultation process, and treatments are composed of the following:

  • Advanced diagnostic tests
  • Living & coping with pain skills
  • State-of-the-art medical treatments including:
  • Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
  • Radio frequency neuro ablation
  • Nucleoplasty
  • IDET
  • Discography
  • Non-narcotic pain treatment
  • Intrathecal pain control modalities
  • Spinal cord stimulation / implantable pumps
  • Physical conditioning

Causes of chronic or acute pain include:

  • Osteoporosis
  • Shingles
  • Arthritis/osteoarthritis
  • Surgical procedures
  • Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)
  • Headaches/migraines
  • Herniated disk
  • Back pain
  • Myofacial pain (Fibrositis)
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Compressed vertebra
  • Nerve injuries

For more information about our services located at 701 W. Cocoa Beach Causeway (between Merritt Island and Cocoa Beach in the Cape Canaveral Hospital Medical Plaza), please call 321-868-7696.

Palm Bay

Our mission is to help patients suffering from chronic pain improve their quality of life. We accomplish this goal by exploring ways to reduce pain, improve mobility, manage medication use, and enhance overall wellness. Our services include:

  • Comprehensive pain management care and treatment, including full initial evaluation, diagnostic testing as indicated, and medication and/or lifestyle management counseling
  • Lumbar, caudal, and thoracic epidural steroid injections
  • Nerve root and facet blocks
  • Radio frequency neuro ablation
  • Intrathecal pain control
  • Spinal cord stimulation/implantable pumps
  • Trigger point injections

We treat many kinds of pain including but not limited to:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Cancer pain
  • Neuralgia
  • Muscular/myofacial pain
  • Shingles/post-herpatic neuralgia
  • Arthritis/osteoarthritis
  • Tempromandibular joint disorder (TMJ)
  • Headaches/migraines
  • Complex regional pain syndrome Types 1 (RSD) and Type 2 (causalgia)
  • Nerve entrapment
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Occipital neuralgia
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Ischemic/vascular pain
  • Phantom limb pain

In addition, we treat patients who have been injured, on the job or otherwise, and those looking for alternatives to surgery.

For more information about our Health First Outpatient Pain Management Clinic, which is located at 5191 Babcock Street NE in Palm Bay, please call 321-434-1700.