Ocala Pain and Palliative Care (Ocala Pain) is dedicated to the relief of suffering. From the moment you step into our office our staff works diligently to create a caring and comfortable environment. From the comfortable seating in our waiting room, the spa tables in the examination rooms, or spending time with Chevy our therapy dog, we take great care in preparing you for becoming one of Ocala’s Pain Free.
The team at Ocala Pain is headed by Teri Cumpton, MD. Dr. Cumpton is a graduate of Louisiana State University Medical School and had a very successful practice in phlebology (vein surgery). Following a serious automobile collision and five long years of recovery, Dr. Cumpton not only made a full recovery but dedicated her professional career to pain intervention and palliative care. Dr. Cumpton completed her fellowship at the University of South Florida and became certified in Hospice and Palliative Care at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. In August 2011, Dr. Cumpton re-entered the medical community and opened Ocala Pain and Palliative Care.
Frequently Asked Questions
What equipment do you use in your office?
The office is extremely high-tech. We utilize the best of the best medical equipment and state-of-
the-art technology, including two fluoroscopy suites, an ultrasound, a laser, a radio frequency ablation and a radio frequency therapy machine.
What kind of pain do you treat?
Pain can come in many forms. It can be related to cancer, joint or arthritic pain, fibromyalgia, neck or back pain, intractable pain, radicular pain, etc. We treat all the previously listed forms of pain and more.
Does pain management mean prescribing medicine?
Not necessarily. Although many people need a prescription to relieve acute pain, treating chronic pain is typically inclusive of a variety of therapies or procedures that can significantly reduce or even eliminate pain. The ultimate goal is to get patients off of their medications so they can have a better quality of life.
Membership & Associations
As a life-long learner and member of the community, Dr. Cumpton maintains close ties to the research and business communities in Ocala, FL and throughout the pain and palliative care industry. Dr. Cumpton regularly attends seminars, workshops, and continuing medical education classes to not only offer the highest level of patient care, but to contribute to the sustainability of the business community. Dr. Cumpton’s current membership and associations include:
- American Board of Pain Medicine
- American Medical Society
- Marion County Medical Society
- Florida Society of International Pain Physicians
- Florida Medical Society
- American Society of Regional Anesthesia
- Business Networking International
- Legacy Trustee of the Marion County Chamber of Commerce
Be Our Patient
What could you do if you were pain free?