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 ...
Dr. Bhat is wonderful. He is very attentive and seems interested in the patient's goals, fears, successes & progress! On a scale of 1-10, Dr. Bhat is definitely a 10.
I had chronic headaches due to a damaged disc in my neck. After 12 years or so of trying doctors, chiropractors, neurosurgeons and vitamins I heard of Carolina Back Institute. After a thorough evaluation from CBI, they recommended an epidural steroid injection. The procedure was almost painless and the results were phenomenal. Headaches are ...
I had to say thank you, thank you, thank you to your office, but especially to PA Santello…she saw my husband Robert Petro, on Friday and he was desperate for a solution to the pain he had been experiencing for a week. He had gone to his primary doctor and found NO relief. We were desperate for pain relief, a diagnosis and SLEEP! By the first ...
Thank you Dr. Gwinn for all you have done for me in the past months to try to ease my pain and to make things easier for me. I feel that you have gone beyond what a lot of others would have done in an effort to help me and you will forever be in my thoughts and prayers for it. I feel that this in no small way will improve my life. Again, 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.