The Helm Center relieves chronic pain and improves quality of life through customized, targeted, contemporary pain management.


The Helm Center has closed its doors after providing the community with pain management services for over 40 years.

Dr. Helm can be reached for expert witness consultations at

Patients can get care from UCI Health Center for Pain and Wellness.
Gottschalk Medical Plaza
1 Medical Plaza Road
Irvine, CA 92617
1 (949) 824-PAIN (7246)
Center for Pain and Wellness | UCI Health | Orange County, CA

The UCI Health Center for Pain and Wellness provides a wide range of state-of-the-art tests and treatments to diagnose the cause of pain and help patients control or eliminate the source of their distress, helping them improve their quality of life. We take an integrated approach to pain management, providing consultation and treatment to individuals with both acute and chronic pain. To make an appointment, call us at 949-824-7246.

We do not have access to patient records and cannot respond to inquiries about patient care.

HMO patients should contact their HMOs or contact Pain Medicine Associates at
24411 Health Center Drive, Suite 610
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 393-3074

Workers’ Compensation patients should contact Pain Medicine Associates or their adjustor or attorney.