New Charlotte Office

We are pleased to announce the opening of our Charlotte office! To schedule an appointment, refer a patient or to learn more about our services, contact us at 336-765-6181. Click here to download our Charlotte New Patient Referral Form. We are excited to NOW provide...

COVID-19 Update

Carolinas Pain Institute and The Center for Clinical Research remain committed to providing the safest possible health environment for our patients, staff and health care providers.  We continue to monitor, on a daily basis, the local, regional, statewide and federal...

Understanding Skeletal Pain

We tend to think of our bones as hard and static, but bone is one of the most dynamic organs in the body. When our skeleton is functioing properly, it is very metabolically active and serves as a reservoir of minerals and growth factors that the body can draw upon in...

New Hope for Phantom Limb Pain

A new peripheral nerve stimulation system is providing long-lasting pain relief for patients with phantom limb pain.   On May 4, 2014, David Nipple was riding his motorcycle near his former home in Franklin, Tennessee, when the intoxicated driver of a Chevrolet...

Calming the “Pain Brain”

Many people with pain are so overwhelmed that they can’t function well— physically, emotionally and/or cognitively. A major contributing factor to this “meltdown” is a hyperaroused nervous system, which manifests as feelings of anxiety and stress. If it were possible...

How to Find the Right Pain Doctor for You

“How do I find a pain doctor?” It’s the question we hear the most. Whether it’s from someone first experiencing pain or someone looking for a specialist, many chronic pain sufferers are seeking the right physician for them. Here’s advice on recognizing the...