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Services Offered

Columbia SC Regenerative Medicine

Consultation: A comprehensive evaluation is the key to determining the cause of pain and best course of treatment

Medical Management: For patients who are not candidates for intervention or surgery

Interventional Treatment & Procedures: The majority of treatments can be performed safely and comfortably in the office with mild sedation if preferred. These procedures are performed under fluoroscopy or ultrasound guidance for exact delivery of medication to the appropriate area.

  • Radiofrequency for potentially prolonging the duration of pain relief.
  • Spinal cord stimulation for treating the most challenging chronic pain conditions.
  • Discography for determining which discs are causing pain.
  • Electrodiagnostic Testing to confirm neuropathy.
  • Greater Occipital Nerve Blocks.
  • Trigeminal Nerve Blocks.
  • Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks for headaches and facial pain.
  • Epidural Steroid Injections (Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar regions).
  • Selective Transformaminal Epidural Injections.
  • Peripheral Nerve Blocks (Face, Arms, Legs, Chest Wall).
  • Facet Joint Injections.
  • Medial Branch Facet Nerve Injections.
  • Sympathetic Nerve Block for different body regions.
  • Major Joint Injections (Shoulders, Hips, Wrist, Knees and Ankles).
  • Small Joint Injections (Hands, Feet)

PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma)

Injections with PRP represent a regenerative method of care that harnesses the body’s capacity to self-heal. Platelets contain components that naturally stimulate cell growth, tissue repair, and healing. PRP injections can help in the treatment of chronic tendon injuries, acute ligament, and muscle injuries. It’s useful prior to surgical intervention and to support post-procedure tissue healing or accelerate a stalled recovery.

How it’s done

After drawing a small volume of a patient’s blood, we immediately centrifuge (spin) it for a few minutes to separate and collect the regenerative platelet-rich plasma components. We then perform a therapeutic PRP injection into the damaged tissues.

Our office uses PRP to address:

  • Mild to moderate arthritic conditions
  • Back and sciatic nerve pain (Intradiscal PRP)
  • Knee hip and shoulder injuries
  • Hip and shoulder bursitis

For your convenience, all of our procedures are performed in our office, or downstairs at Carolina Interventional Pain Institute.

Referrals within our network of expert colleagues include the following specialties:

  • Spine surgeons
  • Orthopaedic surgeons
  • Neurologists
  • Psychologists
  • Physical therapists
  • Acupuncturists
  • Chiropractic physicians