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WELCOME TO TruWell Health

TruWell Health’s elegant, warm, comfortable, and modern office is in a professional medical building in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida. The multidisciplinary team at the arthritis and sports medicine center provides specialized diagnosis and treatment services for patients who have arthritis and joint pain, as well as other musculoskeletal ailments and sports injuries.

TruWell Health’s founder, Lora Brown, MD, is a double board-certified pain medicine expert and pioneer in interventional pain medicine. She works closely with the other members of her team, Michael MacMillan, MD.

They provide a wide range of advanced treatments for arthritis and joint pain, including epidural injections, joint injections, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, viscosupplementation and ultrasound heat therapy. They also specialize in using physical therapy to improve patients’ mobility and range of movement.

TruWell Health has state-of-the-art technology on-site, including diagnostic imaging, fluoroscopy guidance for delivering injectable treatments, and a fully equipped physical therapy suite.

Patients who are experiencing chronic joint pain, stiffness, heat in their joints, loss of function, and other symptoms of arthritis can take advantage of the exceptional pain management skills, medical care, and facilities available at TruWell Health by calling the office or using the online booking form to schedule a consultation.

Board Certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, and Regenerative Medicine

Lora L Brown, MD

Lora Brown, MD, is the founder of TruWell Health located in St. Petersburg, Florida. She is a double board-certified pain management physician and nationally-renowned leader in her field. Dr. Brown earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She then completed her anesthesiology residency at the University of Texas at San Antonio before completing a fellowship in pain management at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. After working for more than 15 years as an interventional pain management physician, Dr. Brown committed herself to the field of functional regenerative medicine.

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Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Michael MacMillan, MD

Michael MacMillan, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at TruWell Health, serving patients in St. Petersburg, Florida. Dr. MacMillan finished medical school in 1980 and began his post-graduate residency at the University of Florida Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. After his six-year residency, he completed spinal surgery fellowships in St. Gallen, Switzerland, and at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois.

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Arthritis affects 1 in 3 Americans

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Arthritis, meaning joint inflammation, encompasses more than 100 different diseases, most commonly causing pain, stiffness, and swelling in or around the joints. Affecting one in three Americans—old and young alike—this long-term problem can make it difficult to perform daily activities; this disabling can result in psychological as well as physical issues. The specialists at TruWell Health in Downtown St. Petersburg, help you find ways to reduce pain and keep moving.

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Absolutely love Teresa the care coordinator she helps so much she's so kind so encouraging and I honestly would have been so scared about my coming up surgery if not for her she's just so beyond kind and a great person to speak to if you get her on the phone just tell her you're concerns she's very helpful and really is a great backbone for this business so grateful for her

- Shelby M.

I have been a patient with Dr. Brown and her therapy staff for several months. During this time, I am continually impressed with the individual attention and compassionate care of the clinic. As a person who was always active and athletic, my spirits were down when I first attended care here. I have bone on bone arthritis in my shoulder, which has limited my ability to drive and do certain activities of daily living. The staff are professional, kind, experienced and have given me a sense of comfort, going the extra mile to assure any questions or concerns are addressed. Although I still have some time to go in my recovery, I know I'm in the right place for the best possible outcome. A special shout out to Christian, my therapist who has taken the time to check on my after our sessions, to assure I'm okay. Thank you!

- Dolores P.

I had the pleasure of meeting the entire staff at TruWell. They all were so helpful and met all my needs. My Physical Therapist was so understanding and knowledgeable. He helped me so much understand my limitations but moved me forward. Dr. Brown listened and worked with me. I could not have progressed without the remainder the staff. Thank you for a good experience.

- Gail A.

This is a wonderful practice. Everyone here is kind, caring and helpful. I am so happy with Dr. Brown and the entire staff. The Physical Therapy has been great. I feel that I have truly found a practice that will be my partner in this ongoing journey to better physical health.

- Gail D.

I have been searching for a physician that could treat my numerous problems with arthritis and pain. So very happy to have found Dr Lora Brown. She’s caring and kind. Took the time to answer my many questions. She doesn’t just quickly see you and send you on your way with a prescription. But she will figure out the best way to help you. The staff is friendly and helpful. They make you feel they truly care for you and happy you’re a patient of theirs. Dr. Browns office is designed beautifully and has an open modern vibe that relaxes you the second you’re seated. It’s so nice to be offered a bottle of water or tea instead of a sign on a door saying “Absolutely no liquids or food allowed” I’ve already recommended her to friends and family. Her office is in a great location, very easy to find and the free valet parking is a plus!

- Eleanor K.



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Regenerative Medicine

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