Living your Life Again"
Dr. Mel Richardson
1325 36th Street, #B
Vero Beach, Fl 32960
8:00 am -5:00 pm M-F
for an appointment
Dr. Mel Richardson, a board certified anesthesiologist
specializing in pain management, is now offering a
revolutionary new approach to treat chronic back pain,
Alzheimer’s disease, and residual symptoms of stroke.
Dr. Richardson recently completed a certification program at
the Institute for Neurological Research in Los Angeles. He
is one of only two physicians in Florida who are certified
in these life-changing patented techniques. These treatments
take only a few minutes in the comfort of the physician's
office with no anesthesia needed.
In studies, this new treatment using off-label Enbrel (Etanercept)
for chronic neck/back pain, Alzheimer's disease, and chronic
stroke demonstrated positive outcomes in a short time
compared to other treatments.
With disc herniation and related spine disorders that can
occur following falls, motor vehicle accidents, sports
injuries, or just in the course of ordinary life, there can
be a devastating impact on your quality of life. Daily neck,
back, and leg pain, difficulty sitting, standing, walking or
lifting can last a lifetime. Spinal surgery may not always
be the answer as it can cause or add serious complications.
For patients with chronic spine pain who want an alternative
to epidural steroid injections and surgery, this treatment
can provide lasting relief.
Etanercept is injected near the source of pain and can
result in relief in just a few minutes. The patient may
return to their daily activities as directed by their
For the treatment of early Alzheimer's disease and related
forms of dementia, a perispinal Etanercept injection is
given. The patient may see results within minutes of the
Chronic stroke has long been thought to be irreversible but
now this treatment changes current thinking about the
potential for recovery of function, even years after the
acute event. After the injection, symptoms may be diminished