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Board Certified Addictionologist Joins the Ramos Center

Sarasota, FL – December 4, 2019 The Ramos Center for Interventional & Functional Pain Medicine proudly welcomes the addition of Dr. Samuel A. Amen, MD, DABAM, FASAM, Board Certified Addictionologist to their team of highly skilled physicians…..

Ramos Center Celebrates New Venice Office Location with Ribbon Cutting!

Venice, FL – November 1, 2019– Approaching their 20th Anniversary of relieving pain on the Suncoast in January 2020, the Ramos Center for Interventional & Functional Pain Medicine is celebrating the grand opening of their brand-new Venice office location (St. Andrews Medical Park; 1370 E….

Ramos Center Relocates Sarasota Office Location

Sarasota, FL – July 31, 2019 – Approaching their 20th year in business, the Ramos Center for Interventional & Functional Pain Medicine is proud to announce the purchase and relocation of their Sarasota office location. Beginning Monday, August 12th, patients will report…

Abraham J. Fura, D.O. Joins Ramos Center for Interventional & Functional Pain Medicine

Sarasota, FL – July 19, 2019 – The Ramos Center for Interventional & Functional Pain Medicine is proud to introduce the newest physician to our team, Dr. Abraham J. Fura…

Dr. Fabian A. Ramos Selected as 2019 Top Doctor by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd

Bradenton, FL – June 25, 2019 – After being carefully reviewed by a physician-led research team and nominated by his local peers, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. has formally included Dr. Fabian A. Ramos…

Ramos Center Opens Comprehensive Pain Practice in Venice!

Dr. Fabian A. Ramos opened the first Ramos Center for Interventional & Functional Pain Medicine in Bradenton, FL in 2000. He continued to relieve Sarasota patients of their chronic pain shortly thereafter…

Pinched Nerve Pain Management

A pinched nerve can cause discomfort, trouble sleeping, and irritability. Most commonly, individuals experience pinched nerve pain in their neck and back. Sometimes, a pinched nerve will heal on its own over time…

Hypnosis and Pain Management

Are you suffering from acute or chronic pain related to one of the following conditions? If you are, clinical hypnotherapy may be a viable option for controlling your pain. At Ramos Center, our practitioners are trained and…

Pinched Nerve Treatments

A pinched nerve is a common condition that can affect people of all ages. The healing process can take time, and a pinched nerve can be extremely uncomfortable and downright painful. If you are experiencing symptoms of a pinched…

Dorsal Root Ganglion Spinal Cord Stimulation Procedure

Have you suffered from chronic pain for 6 months or longer? Have you tried traditional neurostimulation, surgery, pain medications, nerve blocks or other pain management therapies to no avail? Ramos Center will soon be offering…

Personal Injuries from Auto Accidents and Pain Management

Being involved in a car accident or personal injury case is life-altering and traumatic. For most Americans, traveling by car is the standard mode of transportation. Many people get into their cars without a second thought…

Pain Management and Physical Therapy

Each year, millions of Americans suffer from chronic and acute pain. Many develop emotional illnesses like anxiety, depression, and overall stress as a result of ongoing physical pain. From your ability to focus at work…

Workers’ Compensation and Pain Management At Ramos Center

Did you get hurt on the job? Have you been struggling with your own workers’ compensation paperwork to no avail? If you have recently been injured on the job or developed an occupational condition from your working environment…

Exercises for Pinched Nerve in Neck

Pinched nerves occur when a nerve is compressed by bone or soft tissue. The nerves located in the spinal area are more prone to being pinched due to the compact nature of the spinal canal. When a nerve is tweaked, you will…

Pinched Nerves: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

A pinched nerve results when there is inflammation or pressure around surrounding tissue and nerves which in turn, sends warning signals to the brain. It can happen anywhere in the body but presents most often in the neck…

Important Information on Opioid Abuse

“Opioid” is a term for drugs that bind to opioid receptors in the body and include everything from heroin and fentanyl to common prescription medications such as oxycodone, codeine, morphine, and more. Because opioids cover…

Here is Why Physician Education Around HB21 is Important

Florida’s House Bill (HB) 21, contains several changes to Florida’s opioid law that impact physician’s and the way they dispense opioids. Thus, it’s important for physicians to become educated with these new procedures…

Common Running Injuries and How to Heal Them

Are you one of many people who get a rush from running? This invigorating exercise may make you feel great, but did you know that 30 to 80 percent of runners may suffer an injury while on the go? Educating yourself on the…

Exercise in a Pool Beyond Swimming

Aquatic exercise provides many health benefits. Not only is the water buoyant, but it supports body weight which makes it easier to move. Water exercise is also extremely helpful to those with joint issues, fibromyalgia…

Seasonal Allergies and Joint Pain

Spring has finally sprung! The flowers are beginning to bloom, and the trees once again offer the perfect amount of shade from the sun. But with the warmer days ahead comes the runny noses, watery eyes and scratchy throats…

Florida Enforces New Opioid Laws

In light of Florida’s devastating opioid epidemic, Governor Rick Scott recently signed into law a new high profile bill aimed at combating the prescription drug abuse which rocks Florida. Set to take effect July 1, 2018…

Graston Technique® for Soft Tissue Injuries

This non-invasive technique uses a set of six, stainless steel instruments to identify and treat areas exhibiting soft tissue fibrosis or chronic inflammation. This form of manual therapy is designed to have a faster…

Sleep Methods to Improve Spine and Neck Health

We all know someone who wakes up refreshed, confident and smiling every morning. Those are the lucky few whom the term “bright eyed and bushy tailed,” is named after. However, many of us wake up stiff and tired and feeling…

Manatee Emergency Rooms Implement ALTO (Alternative to Opioids)

Opioids are substances which act on opioid receptors to produce analgesic effects which decrease pain in the body. Unfortunately, users can become dependant on these types of drugs leading to addiction, overdose, and even…

How to Get Rid of Neck Pain Caused By Stress

Neck pain can be caused by a number of conditions including injuries, illnesses, and stress. At Ramos Center, we work with each patient on an individual basis to find the source of chronic pain. If you or a loved one is suffering…

Ramos Center to Open Venice, Florida Location by 2019

The Ramos Center for Interventional and Functional Pain Medicine is excited to announce its plans to open a new medical practice in Venice, Florida by 2019. Dr. Ramos attributes its success to their loyal patients who have…

Why Is There a Psychological Screening for Spinal Cord Stimulation?

Patients who are suffering from chronic back, neck, or leg pain, a Spinal Cord Stimulator (SCS) could be a viable long-term solution for pain management. One of the prerequisites for a spinal cord stimulator procedure is the…

Trigger Point Injection Side Effects and Medications

At Ramos Center, we pride ourselves in offering a variety of pain management solutions. Our goal is to have long-lasting solutions for all of our patients, whatever their needs may be. For this reason, we offer Trigger Point…

Management of Pain in Patients With Advanced Cancer

At Ramos Center, we understand the psychological and physiological pain associated with advanced cancer. Managing day-to-day life can be draining and even unrealistic while being treated for cancer, especially if you…

Manage Spasticity with an Intrathecal Baclofen Pump

If you or a loved one suffers from severe spasticity, it can be hard to perform everyday activities. Having constant spasms can affect a patient’s ability to perform self-care tasks, go shopping for themselves, as well as…

Pinched Nerve – A Common Cause of Neck and Back Pain

If you or a loved one suffer from unexplained pain or numbness it can make daily activities extremely difficult. Many people experience pain that radiates down their leg, or a quick stabbing sensation in their shoulder…

Ramos Center Aims to Keep Sarasota and Manatee Drug Free

Recently there was a video that went viral on social media, showing two women working as gas station attendants who are clearly incapacitated by opioid use. The women are shown to be spacy and going in and out of….

The Different Types of Physical Therapy

If you have recently taken a fall, had surgery, or are experiencing chronic pain, you may need to consider the benefits of physical therapy. Physical therapy (PT) is an extremely useful treatment that can help you get back…

What is Targeted Drug Delivery?

Targeted drug delivery has been talked about and experimented with for many decades but it wasn’t until recently that scientists started taking advantage in this area of medicine. We have seen incredible outcomes from…

Refined Carbs Increases The Risk of Depression

Have you been feeling down? Many people underestimate how their mood can affect their daily life. Depression does not discriminate by age, gender, or race and can have a huge impact on you and your loved ones. It is estimated…

Pain Management During Pregnancy

The months of pregnancy are beautiful and life changing! For many moms-to-be, this period of time can be exciting and nerve wracking. Preparing for a newborn baby, whether it is your first or sixth, can be overwhelming…

Benefits of Clinical Hypnotherapy

If you or a loved one is suffering from chronic pain, it may be time to look into alternative methods of treatment and return to your normal routine. It is important to know that there are many different forms of treatment…

Treatment for Pain Effects of Breast Cancer

Within the United States, 1 out of 8 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. That is a little more than 12% of our population with a predicted 252,710 new cases being diagnosed…

3 Primary Pain Disorders to Cure

Pain can make life unmanageable. At Ramos Center, we understand the massive impact that living with pain can have on your daily routine and general quality of life. There are some common disorders that we observe in our patients…

Victims of Hurricane Irma: Visit Us Today

As Florida begins to rebuild and recover after Hurricane Irma, there are still thousands of people suffering from injuries who need aid. At Ramos Center we understand, first hand, the incredible destructive power that Irma…

Why Choose a Board Certified Pain Doctor?

The process of choosing a personal doctor should resemble an interview process. The relationship with your doctor should be built on a foundation of trust and an established common goal. You should be reassured that your…

What are the Differences Between Acute and Chronic Pain?

A statistic came out in 2011 which stated that an estimated 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain on a daily basis. Sadly, this is almost one third of our population. Now the real question is, how do we categorize…

High vs. Low Frequency Spine Stimulators

If you suffer from chronic pain in your back, neck, or legs, it can be debilitating. You may find yourself missing out on memorable family activities or struggle with completing a day’s work. For people suffering from chronic…

Drug Free Solutions for Chronic Pain

In the year 2015, there were over 33,000 deaths caused by an opioid overdose. This statistic includes heroin, prescription opiates, and opioid synthetics like fentanyl. Prescription drugs alone were to blame for nearly 18,000…

Who Can Benefit from Interventional and Functional Pain Medicine

There are millions of Americans that struggle on a daily basis due to chronic pain. Whether from age, an accident, or a diagnosed medical condition, chronic pain can threaten your everyday life. Simple routine tasks can…

Participate in Our Research Studies

No one deserves to endure a life of pain without the answers and treatments available to them. At Ramos Center, we believe in providing our patients all the available options in pain management. We offer free research…

Truth About Weight Loss You Deserve

In 2013, the American Medical Association labeled obesity as a disease. With 70% of Americans being classified as overweight or obese and nearly two- thirds of our children battling childhood obesity, it’s no wonder our life…

Congratulations Dr. Fabian A. Ramos!

The Ramos Center for Interventional and Functional Pain Medicine’s founder, Dr. Fabian A. Ramos, received the 2018 Community Health Advocacy Award from Sarasota Medical Alliance Foundation and Society. Presented by Erin Lilly…

Integrative Medicine vs. Functional Medicine

Have you or a loved one suffered from chronic pain or weight gain? Have you been to a conventional doctor who has simply prescribed pain killers or diets and sent you out the door without a closer look? At Ramos Center, we…