Choosing your Pain Management Specialist

Choosing a pain management specialist can be difficult-

It is already stressful enough to be in pain, then you have to trust someone to help manage your pain. There are a few things you should look for when choosing your pain management specialist.

  • Education
  • Approach
  • Specialty- A doctor’s primary specialty may indicate what conditions they are familiar with and how they treat pain.

If you are a current resident of Lakewood Ranch, FL or a surrounding area we can make choosing your pain management specialist easy. Although we have many talented and qualified doctors throughout the state of Florida, Dr. Adams is currently at our closest Pain Relief Center practice to you. This clinic is located at 6310 Health Parkway Suite 320 Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202.

John Scott Adams, M.D. earned his undergraduate degree in Neuroscience from the University of California Los Angeles and his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in St. George, Grenada. He completed an internship in General Surgery at Louisiana State University. He went on to complete a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a Pain Medicine fellowship at the University of Louisville in Kentucky.

Dr. Adams specializes in treating all pain conditions with an emphasis on comprehensive, non-opioid modalities. These include peripheral nerve blocks, neuromodulation including spinal cord stimulators and spinal injections, among others.

Dr. Adams has been widely published in scientific journals related to treatment of such conditions as neuralgia, complex regional pain syndrome and post-trauma headache. He regularly participates in conferences and is a member of numerous professional societies. These include the America Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicines, the European Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Pain Society and International Spine Association Society.

We can ensure you are in good hands with us here at Pain Relief Centers. If you or someone you know would like to schedule a free consultation with Dr. Adams at our Lakewood Ranch location, contact us today at 1-866-572-4655 or visit our website at

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