Home » Pain Conditions » Back Pain » Nerve Root Compression

Nerve Root Compression in Ocala, FL

Nerve root compression in your spinal cord results in a great deal of pain, and can also cause sensory loss, tingling, a loss of motion, and decreased reflexes, however, with locations in Lake City, Ocala, and Lady Lake, top-rated Florida Pain, and Rehabilitation Center is one of the state’s leading pain management treatment centers, helping patients in Gainesville, The Villages and the surrounding communities effectively manage their pain caused by nerve root compression.

What Causes My Pain from Nerve Root Compression?

Your nerves carry vital messages about the sensations experienced and your intentions to control your muscles. As a result, disorders of your nerves can cause pain that is disabling and debilitating, lowering your overall quality of life. Nerve root pain results from a compression that can come about due to disc herniations from trauma such as a car accident, or from underlying wear and tear factors brought on by the aging process. If a nerve is compressed in your lower back, the pressure of the disc materials against your nerve root can cause you to suffer tremendous pain, which can then radiate into your buttocks and the back of your thigh and calf.

Maintaining your regular routines, working full time, and just enjoying life with the constant pain, muscle weakness, loss of feeling, and other symptoms that arise from nerve root compression can be impossible.

At Florida Pain and Rehabilitation we have a commitment to delivering the highest standards of care for you when it comes to treating pain caused by nerve root compression. Our goal is to both to restore your health, and to improve your quality of life, while delivering superior nerve root compression pain relief outcomes to you. Fortunately, this does not require surgery in most cases.

How Will You Diagnose and Treat My Pain from Nerve Root Compression?

Disease or damage involving the lumbar spinal nerve root can manifest itself as pain, numbness, or weakness in your buttock and legs. Known as a trapped nerve or compression neuropathy, nerve root compression is a medical condition caused by direct pressure on a nerve. It is characterized by debilitating symptoms that can include pain, tingling, numbness and muscle weakness that may affect one particular part of your body.

The professionals at Florida Pain and Rehabilitation are authorities when it comes to addressing the pain caused by nerve root compression. Led by Dr. YiLi Zhou, a Harvard-trained, board-certified pain specialist and neurologist, we can diagnose your condition and help you with interventional pain management treatment for symptoms brought about by nerve root compression. Quite frequently, Dr. Zhou recommends a nerve conduction study to help to confirm this diagnosis, which is very important to get right. The strategic treatment plan developed to address your pain from nerve root compression symptoms will depend on a number of factors, starting with your overall health, which we will review with you during your consultation.

How Much Will it Cost to Treat My Nerve Root Compression Pain in Ocala?

Compression of a nerve root in your spinal column can severely limit your range of motion, activities, and your ability to complete your routine work and day-to-day activities. At Florida Pain and Rehabilitation, we understand that each patient’s condition is unique, which is why we take the time to develop a personalized interventional pain management plan. As a result, your costs will vary based on your unique needs. During your consultation, we will provide you with the specific cost for your customized pain management plan.

We accept most major insurance providers, including the majority of workers’ compensation plans. We also welcome all standard forms of payment, in addition to offering convenient financing and payment plans to make pain management affordable for all of our patients. If you’re in pain, contact us now to set up your appointment, and as long as your insurance doesn’t require authorization from your primary care physician, we can offer you either same day or next day scheduling.

With locations in Lake City, Ocala, and Lady Lake, top-rated Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center is a leader in treating severe discomfort among residents in Gainesville, The Villages, and the surrounding communities, using the latest pain management techniques and procedures available. Our patients benefit from a faster recovery period and lower risk of complications caused by nerve root compression. Contact us today!

Meet the FLPNR Team

  • YiLi Zhou, MD, Ph.D
  • Bohdan Warycha, MD
  • Hoang (Wayne) T. Vu, DO
  • Heather Shaw, PA-C
  • Vinh-Loc Nguyen, PA-C
  • Irene Aponte Moreno, NP
  • Sunny Park, NP
Neurologist in Ocala, FL Doctor of Medicine in Ocala, FL Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine in Ocala, FL Physician Assistant in Ocala, FL Physician Assistant in Ocala, FL Nurse Practitioner in Ocala, FL Nurse Practitioner in Ocala, FL
Neurologist in Ocala, FL

YiLi Zhou, MD, Ph.D.

Harvard-Trained, Board-Certified Pain Specialist and Neurologist.

Dr. Zhou graduated from Wenzhou Medical College, China in 1982 with training in both modern western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine. He had neurology fellowship training at Shanghai Medical School, specializing in EMG/NCV and evoked potential studies. He served as an attending neurologist in China.

Dr. Zhou came to the USA in 1991. He obtained Ph. D. degree in psychology at Kent State University. He then went to Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, where he served as a chief resident in neurology and worked with Dr. Robert J. Schwartzman, a world renowned RSD expert.

Doctor of Medicine in Ocala, FL

Bohdan Warycha, MD.

Dr. Warycha is board certified by both the American Board of Pain Medicine and the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. After graduating from New York University in 1997 with a degree in Biochemistry, he then earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Ross University School of Medicine in 2002. Dr. Warycha completed two years of General Surgical training prior to completing his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, where he served as chief resident in 2008-09.

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine in Ocala, FL

Hoang (Wayne) T. Vu, DO

Dr. Hoang (Wayne) T. Vu is board certified by both the American Board of Pain Medicine and the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Vu earned his degree of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in California in 2003. He finished his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency in 2007 as a Chief Resident at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL.

Physician Assistant in Ocala, FL

Heather Shaw, PA-C

Ms. Heather Shaw is a NCCPA certified Physician Assistant and is licensed by the State of Florida Department of Health. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management from St Leo University in 2001. She also received an Associate’s Degree in EMS and completed Critical Care Training.

Physician Assistant in Ocala, FL

Vinh-Loc Nguyen, PA-C

Mr. Vinh-Loc Nguyen is a NCCPA certified Physician Assistant and is licensed by the State of Florida Department of Health. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology and Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from University of Florida in 1994. He had a successful career in the financial industry before returning to his true passion for medicine.

Nurse Practitioner in Ocala, FL

Irene Aponte Moreno, NP

Ms. Irene Aponte Moreno is an Adult-Gerontology certified Nurse Practitioner and licensed by the State of Florida Department of Health. In 2014, she received her Master of Science degree in Nursing from the University of South Alabama. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Jacksonville State University in December of 2006. In 2003, she received an Associates of Arts degree from Southwestern Michigan College. She also completed an Associate degree in Informatics from the University Institute Antonio Jose de Sucre located in Lara State, Venezuela.

Nurse Practitioner in Ocala, FL

Sunny Park, NP

Ms. Sunny Park is an AANP and ANCC certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, licensed by the State of Florida Department of Health. She graduated with Summa Cum Laude with Bachelor of Arts in Drawing from Southern Illinois University in 1999. She pursued nursing career and graduated with Associate of Science in Nursing in 2007 and started working as a registered nurse in Cardiovascular ICU in St.Luke’s Medical Center. She continued with her education and graduated with Magna Cum Laude obtaining Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2010 from Cardinal Stritch University. During her nursing education, she was awarded multiple scholarships including the Lamplight scholarship by Milwaukee Nurses Association.

START YOUR OFFICE VISIT

Patient Registration Form

Fill out the “Patient Registration Form.” Bring it in with you, or fax in to make your registration experience easier and faster!

Locations

Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center
Lake City
440 SW Perimeter Glen
Lake City, FL 32025
Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center
Ocala
1910 SW 18th Court, #200
Ocala, FL 34471
Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center
Lady Lake
918 Rolling Acres Rd,
Unit 102
Lady Lake, FL 32159

Call today to schedule your consultation

386-518-3299