I had a spinal cord stimulator implanted in September 2007. The results have been better than I expected. The goal was to relieve my pain by 50%. I had lower back, hip and leg pain. I would recommend the stimulator to someone like me that has exhausted all other options including physical therapy and surgery. My quality of life is improving daily.
On a recent visit to Carolina Back Institute Dr. Gwinn asked me about my leg and how long had it been swollen and I said about 2-3 weeks. He could have just treated me for the pain from spinal stenosis but said I needed to go to the hospital to see if I had a blood clot. I didn't, but was ready to have a heart attack because I was so full of ...
After 9 years of pain and thousands of dollars spent on MRI's, nerve test, circulation tests, physical therapy, steroid injections. I finally came to Carolina Back Institute and Neema Patel, NP tried trigger shots in the muscles and they actually worked. The next day I was actually on my feet that night without having to take medicine which ...
The laser treatments that I've received here at Carolina Back have greatly improved my lower back pain. The staff is always helpful and friendly.
'Patience with patients' could easily be Dr. Gwinn's motto. I've been seeing Dr. Gwinn for several years for degenerative joint disease and cervical spondylosis. I'm often depressed about my situation and things I can no longer do. When I leave the examining room, he has addressed every issue with me. I find his bedside manner to be impeccable ...