Our Physicians

Dr. Richard Helton, DC

Dr. Richard Helton

Dr. Helton is our Chiropractic Physician on staff and our Clinic Director. He has been practicing in Brevard County since 1998.   Dr. Helton received his Doctorate of Chiropractic Degree in 1998 at Life University and completed his undergraduate work at Salisbury State University in 1992.

Dr. Helton has a strong athletic background beginning with his college football career.  Prior to becoming a Chiropractor, Dr. Helton practiced as an Exercise Physiologist.  Dr. Helton continues to be interested in helping athletes attain peak performance and minimize playing time lost to injury.  Dr. Helton has been the spring training chiropractor for the MLB Washington Nationals and has helped many other professional athletes from Baseball to Golf.

Dr. Helton’s love of sports spills over into his personal life where he has served as a board member and coach for youth football and youth baseball for over 10 years. Dr. Helton is very involved in the community and shares this journey with his wife and 2 sons.

Dr. Helton is a member of the Florida Chiropractic Association and the Vice President of the Brevard County Chiropractic Society.  Dr. Helton practices with conservative treatment methods in mind and always tries the least invasive means possible to promote health and wellness for his patients.


Dr. John “Jay” Madlener, MD

Dr. John "Jay" Madlener

Dr. John “Jay” Madlener MD is our Medical Doctor on staff.  Board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation since 2004, Dr. Madlener provides various types of therapy, rehabilitation, and medical services to his patients in Suntree, Viera, Rockledge and from all other areas of Brevard County.  Dr. Madlener has consulting privileges at Viera Health and Rehabilitation Center, Huntington Rehabilitation and Rockledge Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Dr. Madlener attained his M.D. from the University of South Florida College of Medicine in 1999 and his undergraduate degree in Biology at Barry University.

Dr. Madlener is a member of the Brevard County Medical Society. He enjoys “Orlando City Soccer” games, tennis, fishing, and running 5k races with his wife and 2 children.

Dr. Madlener has a passion for healthy living and rehabilitation and wants the very best for his patients including a pain-free and productive life.

Dr. Madlener specializes in the treatment of:

  • Auto Accident Injuries
  • Neck, headaches, spine, shoulders
  • Elbows, wrists, hips, and knee conditions
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Acute pain

Dr. Madlener provides these and other services:

  • Physical Therapy
  • General Rehabilitation
  • Medical Consultations
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Intra-articular/Bursal Injections
  • Neuromuscular Blocks
  • Iontophoresis
  • Post-stroke rehabilitation
  • Post-amputation Therapy
  • Botox therapy for Headaches and Muscle Spasms


Raphael Reyes, P.A.

Raphael Reyes

Brevard Therapy & Physical Medicine is thrilled to welcome Raphael Reyes, P.A. to our team. Reyes is a Physician Assistant with 30+ years of vast experience in Neuromuscular disease, Orthopedics, Occupational medicine and pain-relieving therapies. Reyes is a retired naval officer who has been practicing in Brevard County for over 10 years. He volunteers his free time doing medical missions around the world. Welcome to the team Raphael!