I have been a patient at the best facility in NC for several years. I came in several months ago with severe foot pain. During this visit a new treatment was discussed. At this time I was willing to try the last treatment. I couldn't bear any pressure pressed against the heel area. My first treatment I got relief. I was amazed. I could place my ...
I was referred to Dr. Gwinn by the physical therapist that was coming to my house after I hurt my back in 2004. He told me great things about him and he was not wrong. Dr. Gwinn always takes the time to listen to me, and answers all the questions I have. I could not have asked for a better and more caring doctor--great bedside manner! Anybody ...
I have been a long-standing patient of Carolina Back Institute. When I became a patient I had been diagnosed with severe degenerative neck and back disease with the recommendation of surgery. I was in pain and could not do any of the things that I enjoyed greatly of life. Everyone here has been helpful and time-conscious. I was especially ...
I have been a patient of Dr. Gwinn's for many years. Dr. Gwinn helps me with pain management. His many years of experience and up-to-date medical knowledge have been a blessing to me. He listens and cares and advises with the best medical treatment for my chronic conditions. Dr. Gwinn understands the frustration of being disabled. He truly ...
I feel 99% better. Can't beat that! THANK YOU!
Since we focus on optimizing overall function rather than care of a specific symptom, we address all body systems. Our medical training integrates elements of several disciplines including orthopedics and musculoskeletal care, neurology, and rheumatology. We explore all treatment options through our interdisciplinary team approach.
It's a medical specialty dedicated to restoring or maximizing function and self sufficiency in patients who have physical disability resulting form injury or chronic illness. Because PM&R focuses on optimizing overall function, rather than care of a specific symptom, it must address all body systems. Thus it integrates elements of several medical disciplines including orthopedics and musculoskeletal care, neurology, and rheumatology. PM&R physicians have a high degrees of involvement with their patients in order to help them regain function and independence and resume the life activities that they performed prior to illness.
With all the specialists under one roof, you can get all of your back, neck, joint and extremity care in one place. Our care can help you reduce the frequency of office visits for chronic problems, as well as reduce the need for more invasive procedures.
We take the conservative approach to back care and other injuries. Fewer than 10% of all patients with back injuries require surgery, but quite often, the first referral is to a surgeon. We strive to use the least invasive care possible. You will benefit from our ability to quickly identify and implement the best method of treatment. It’s our unique range of services and our focus on your long-term well being that makes us the best resource for back care and other injuries.
Our doctors’ diagnostic tools are the same as those used by other physicians such as exams and special tests. We also use special techniques like electromyography, nerve condition studies and evoked potentials. These techniques help the Medical Doctors to diagnose conditions that cause pain, weakness and numbness.
We offer a broad spectrum of medical services. Our Medical Doctors may prescribe medication or assistive devices. We also use diverse therapies such as heat and cold, electrotherapies, therapeutic injections, nerve blocks, biofeedback and therapeutic exercise. Find out more about our services here.
They work to restore or maximize the functional skills, self-sufficiency and mobility of people with temporary or permanent disabilities. These disabilities may range from minor sports injuries to more complex conditions such as paraplegia. As Board certified physicians, they complete a physical medicine and rehabilitation residency specializing in patients with strokes, head injuries, chronic pain problems, neuroskeletal dysfunctions and other disabling illnesses.
Since it is our goal to restore you to maximum function, the difference we make can be dramatic. A missed diagnosis could mean more pain, time and money for you. By identifying the problem early on and prescribing the appropriate treatment, we can get you back to living and enjoying life.