Your journey to living pain-free begins at Nona Medical Arts.

Screenshot 2016-12-08 09.39.51 (1)Nona Medical Arts (NMA) was founded by Dr. Richard Gayles, a recognized leader in the medical field of pain management and enthusiastic advocate of regenerative medicine. Armed with the belief that healing begins when the mind, body and spirit are unified, Dr. Gayles created NMA with the knowledge that pain can be managed, if not completely eliminated, using the body’s natural healing resources without the need of invasive surgery and daily use of medication.
Nona Medical Arts is a collaboration of pain management and wellness experts who are devoted to your overall well-being, both physical and emotional. This collaboration of experts allows Nona Medical Arts the ability to provide the patient with integrated, cutting edge treatments to pain, and comprehensive rehabilitation and psychological services. Upon evaluation and diagnosis, we work together to develop a customized treatment plan to get you on the road to a healthy, pain-free life. Regardless of your pain, whether it be a sporting injury, natural aging or an accident, consider our team of experts your own personal wellness consultants, giving you the power to heal and a solid path to good health.

Screenshot 2016-12-08 09.40.04 (1)What is evidence based medical care?

Nona Medical Arts is dedicated to delivery of state of the art medical care, utilizing the most modern and effective tools and techniques available.  Accordingly, every patients will be asked to complete ipad-based questionnaires, which will be a critical part of our patient care. These tests include the Brief Pain Inventory and a global health survey from DAS health.  Completion of these two tests provides accurate and validated results which will assist us in delivery of custom tailored evidence based care to each patient.

What is “Medical Arts”?

Medical Arts is the practice of applying a unique, multi-disciplinary model consisting of pain treatment, psychology, physical therapy and a fellowship trained physician to holistically treat pained conditions in the body. Put more simply, it’s the art of combining different therapeutic methods to assist the body’s natural healing process both mentally and physically.


The Doctor

Dr. Richard Gayles

Dr. Richard Gayles brings a wealth of training and experience to Nona Medical Arts. He received a Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology from the University of Michigan in 1987 and his Doctor of Medicine in 1991 at the University of Michigan’s School of Medicine. After graduation, Richard completed an anesthesia residency in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland.

Dr. Gayles obtained further clinical experience in anesthesiology and critical care at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in London, England as a visiting registrar. He subsequently completed a Chronic Pain Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio, where he was awarded the “Fellow of the Year Award” in June of 1997.

Dr. Gayles is board certified in Anesthesiology and has been awarded certification for pain medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology, American Board of Pain Medicine, and American Academy of Pain Management. In November of 2016 Dr. Gayles was appointed Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at UCF College of Medicine.


Strategic Partners

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Select Physical Therapy (Physical Therapy)

selectlogoSelect Physical Therapy is a full service physical therapy center conveniently located at 9145 Narcoossee Road in Lake Nona. We are keenly aware that each and every patient who comes to us for care has individual needs and rehabilitation goals. Providing care in a healing and positive environment is something we are passionate about and ensure for all who are referred to us and choose us for care.

Our experienced and highly trained clinical team is committed to working collaboratively with each patient to develop an evidence-based plan of care that achieves individual goals in a safe, compassionate and efficient manner. Our clinical team creates individualized treatment plans targeting specific needs that maximize function and promote healing and well-being in patients of all ages and abilities.

At Select Physical Therapy in Lake Nona, we offer a wide range of physical therapy and work health services, including hand therapy, custom orthotic fabrication, low back rehabilitation, prosthetic retraining and instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization. Our clinicians treat a variety of symptoms, conditions and diagnosis throughout the lifespan and help to restore function to individuals after injury, trauma or surgery.

We use innovative rehabilitation equipment to help efficiently strengthen the body, reduce pain and prevent future injury and offer early morning and late evening hours for scheduling convenience. Through experience, advanced clinical training and clear communication with our patients, we can get you back to work, athletics and life. Experience the power of physical therapy today with Select Physical Therapy!

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