Dr. Francisco M. Torres

Dr. Francisco M. Torres

Physiatrist at Florida Spine Institute

Meet Dr. Francisco M. Torres

Dr. Francisco M. Torres was born in Seville, Spain and graduated Cum Laude from the University of Puerto Rico in 1982 with a degree in Biology. He then attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and was awarded his medical degree in 1986.

Dr. Torres performed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Veterans Administration Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico before completing a Musculoskeletal Fellowship at Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans. He went on to serve three years as Clinical Instructor of Medicine and Assistant Professor at LSU before joining Florida Spine Institute in 1993.

Dr. Torres specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with spine related pain symptoms and osteoarthritis of multiple joints. He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as the Pinellas Medical Society. He is also a fellow of the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine and a member of the International Spinal Injection Society. He has been certified by the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine and the American Board of Pain Medicine. He has served as Vice President of the Florida Academy of Pain Management, and has participated in several clinical research studies. Dr. Torres was also the Principal Investigator studying the use of Botulinum Toxin A as a treatment for chronic lower back pain.

He has authored and co-authored several articles published in various medical journals including the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He has presented at several medical conferences in Florida, Louisiana, and South Carolina on topics related to his practice and research.

Dr. Torres is the founder and owner of ForeverYoung.MD Age Management Clinic in Clearwater. As a trained Age Management Physician, he works with patients on preventing age related disease in order to optimize health and longevity.

Dr. Torres practices alongside a multi-disciplinary spine care team at the Florida Spine Institute . Florida Spine Institute is the leading, and one of most trusted, medical facilities that specializes in back & neck care, pain management, neurology, and minimally invasive spine surgery in the Clearwater, St. Petersburg and Tampa area. The board certified doctors, surgeons and therapist provide their patients with all of their consultations and treatment on a single campus which has helped thousands of patients for over 20 years.

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Clearwater, FL

How Dr. Francisco M. Torres Can Help You

Specialties

  • Physiatrist

Conditions

  • Acute Pain
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Auto-Related Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Spinal Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Extremity Dysfunction / Pain
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Post Surgery Pain
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracic spine disorders
  • Trauma
  • Tumors
  • Upper Back Pain

Treatments

  • Botulinum Toxin Injections, e.g., BOTOX
  • Discography
  • Epidural Steroid Injections - Cervical
  • Epidural Steroid Injections - Lumbar
  • Facet Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Injections
  • Joint Injections
  • Medications for Pain and Related Health Issues
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Non-Surgical Treatment and Diagnosis
  • Physiatry
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy
  • Prolotherapy
  • Radiofrequency procedures
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Scoliosis Treatment - Non-Surgical
  • Transforaminal Injections
  • Trigger Point Injections

Accolades for Dr. Francisco M. Torres

Professional Distinctions

  • Director, Osteoporosis Program - Florida Spine Institute
  • Past Vice-President, Florida Academy Pain Management
  • Musculoskeletal Fellowship, Louisiana State University Medical Center
  • Clinical Instructor of Medicine - Louisiana State University Medical Center Department of Medicine, Section of Pain Management and Rehabilitation
  • Assistant Professor, Director of Electrodiagnostic Laboratory - Louisiana State University Medical Center Department of Medicine, Section of Pain Management and Rehabilitation

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine - Fellow
  • American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine
  • North American Spine Society
  • Florida Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Pinellas County Medical Society
  • International Spinal Injection Society
  • International Society for Clinical Densitometry

Board Certifications

  • Board certified, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Board certified, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Board certified, American Board of Pain Management
  • Workers' Compensation Certification Course
  • International Spinal Injection Society Certificate Completion – Discography

Office Information for Dr. Francisco M. Torres

2250 Drew Street
Clearwater, FL 33765
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