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With locations in Lake City, Ocala and Lady Lake, Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center is an expert in treating pain conditions of residents in Gainesville, The Villages, and the surrounding communities, using the latest pain management techniques and procedures available.

Beginning Your Journey to Pain Relief with Patient Education

Just the word “pain” can trigger associations of anxiety and concern. If you are suffering from pain or experiencing discomfort, it’s time to begin your journey to pain relief. One of the foundations of an effective pain coping strategy is patient education. We believe the more you know, the faster we can work together to make your pain go away, or help to manage your chronic pain and relieve you of the discomfort, anxiety, and unhappiness that is undermining your quality of life. A critical component of our patient-centric approach is prioritizing patient education. Proper patient education is essential to improving your daily life functioning and overall well-being. We all know that if we are in pain, our natural response is to want to be rid of the pain. By leveraging the insights inherent in our approach to patient education, we’re able to provide you with the information you need, combined with our pain management approach, to succeed in overcoming your particular pain problem.

Our Focus is On Helping You Be Pain-Free

The pain that you feel may be annoying and irritating, or it may feel like a suffering inflicted as a punishment, with your quality of life ebbing away each and every day due to the deadening effects of pain. It is difficult to live up to your potential if you are in pain, and it is doubly difficult to even enjoy life’s simple pleasures when the effects of pain are clouding your mind. Unfortunately, shame and pain are often combined, which is why we advocate so passionately for patient education, to shed light on important issues, always answering all of your questions and providing you with the information you need to make an educated decision about how to manage your pain and how to maximize the efficacy of your pain management plan. Hurt, discomfort, distress, and the void of a chronic pain condition, can lead to social isolation and depression, which is why you need to turn to Florida Pain and Rehabilitation, where our highest priority is in managing your pain with a plan to determine the safest and most effective treatment regimen possible to heal your whole self, including your mind, body, and spirit.

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Pain scares many patients, and the unknown cause or progression of your pain can create a sense of unease in your mind. Our treatment goal is to reduce your pain, fully restore your physical functioning and to radically improve your overall emotional and mental health so that you can be pain-free. If you’re in pain, you’re only hurting yourself and causing yourself more stress and unhappiness if you delay the onset of proper treatment, so contact Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center to set up your consultation today. We offer convenient financing and payment plans designed to help all of our patients address serious pain issues, and we also accept most major insurances, as well as workman’s compensation, so don’t hesitate, contact us now to set up your private consultation.

Why Choose Us?

From fibromyalgia to shingles, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, and sciatica, when you need pain relief, you need to turn to the pain management experts at Florida Pain and Rehabilitation, founded by Dr. YiLi Zhou, a Harvard-trained, board-certified pain specialist, and neurologist. No matter whether you have debilitating pain from neuropathy, osteoporosis, whiplash, scoliosis, bursitis or chest pain, making us your premier provider of comprehensive, multidisciplinary pain management solutions is the smart choice. For those patients suffering from acute or chronic pain, Dr. Zhou believes in providing you with high-quality, individualized interventional pain management treatment, beginning with the most conservative modality first, but always with the goal of helping you to be completely rid of your pain. To help you be pain-free, we may utilize such pain management protocols as a block, NSAIDs, and even antidepressants, as well as a range of other pharmacological pain management and interventional pain management modalities. At Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center we have a commitment to delivering the highest standards of care for you, which enables us to advance innovative therapies that both restore your health and improve your quality of life. No matter whether you have pain from carpal tunnel syndrome, spondylolisthesis, radiculopathy, or even debilitating foot pain or neck pain, please let us help you be pain-free, contact us now to set up your consultation.

With locations in Lake City, Ocala and Lady Lake, Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Center is one of Florida’s leading pain management treatment centers, helping patients in Gainesville, The Villages and the surrounding communities effectively manage their pain.

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.

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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

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386-518-3299