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NON-SURGICAL, NON-OPIATE SPINE TREATMENT

Your health is our top priority!

Spine Injury & Pain Management in Charlotte

Advanced Sports & Spine provides a holistic approach to spine treatment. We use advanced technology and the most recent techniques in non-surgical, non-opiate interventional pain management. Our aim is to help patients regain mobility and functionality in their spines.

The spine is the body’s central support structure. The spine keeps the body upright, connects the different parts of the skeleton to each other, and provides protection to the spinal cord and internal organs. Dr. Ahmad is our spine specialist in Charlotte and he provides exceptional individualized pain management methods without surgery or opiates.

Dr. Ahmad provides the most ideal pain management program for your spine condition. He thoroughly evaluates and diagnoses your condition. This is to determine the cause and origin of the pain in your spine. He is also there for you every visit to ensure continuity of your care.

Advanced Sports & Spine offers the best non-surgical, non-opiate spine treatment in Charlotte, NC. We help manage, reduce, and eliminate pain and discomfort in your spine. Our goal is to help you get back to your way of life.

Welcome to Advanced Sports & Spine

We've built a long-standing relationship based on trust!

At Advanced Sports & Spine, the patient comes first. During your appointments, you will see the same provider to establish continuity of care. Our holistic approach to patients ensures we find the root of the problem. After identifying the cause, we utilize a combination of exercise and diet to complement medical and interventional pain management approaches to help alleviate the patient’s pain without surgery or opiates.

Our goal is to get you back to your life with improved function and mobility as quickly as possible.

MODERN MEDICAL FACILITIES

At Advanced Sports & Spine we focus on your health and comfort when performing any procedure. The majority of procedures are performed in our office using state-of-the-art medical equipment. We use ultrasound and fluoroscopic guidance to ensure accuracy, limit complications, and increase success rates. Since procedures are performed in our private office, patients pay less money out of pocket, have less wait time, and are in a comfortable environment compared to having the procedure performed at a hospital.

OUR LOCATION

Our office is conveniently located in the Arboretum Office Park at the intersection of Pineville Matthews Road and Providence Road.

8035 Providence Road Suite 340, Charlotte, NC 28277

A PLAN FOR EVERY NEED

Personalized patient care sets Advanced Sports & Spine apart! Whether you need non-surgical spine treatment or pain management, Dr. Ahmad and the caring staff provide you with an exceptional health care experience.

Contact Advanced Sports & Spine in Charlotte for your sports medicine needs. Schedule an appointment today!

frequently asked questions

WHAT INSURANCES DO YOU ACCEPT?

Dr. Ahmad is in-network with most insurance companies. If you provide us with your insurance information before your new patient appointment, our team will contact your insurance company and complete a benefits check. Generally speaking, a copay is usually your only change on your new patient visit. Other than your copay, you will be notified in advance of any other costs for your appointment.

WHAT TYPE OF PROCEDURES ARE DONE AT THIS PRACTICE?

You will not find another non-surgical, non-opiate interventional pain management office in the greater Charlotte Area offering such a diverse and innovative array of services. Dr. Ahmad and his team will do a thorough exam on your area of complaint, provide you with a complete diagnosis, and recommend the best course of action to help eliminate your pain.

WHAT TREATMENT OPTIONS ARE THERE OTHER THAN MEDICATION?

WILL I ALWAYS SEE THE SAME PROVIDER?

Most of the time you will be treated by the same provider unless the treatment varies.

WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?

Our office is conveniently located in the Arboretum Office Park at the intersection of Pineville Matthews Road and Providence Road, less than a mile from the Providence Road Exit off of 485. The Arboretum Office Park is located across Providence Road from the main section of the Arboretum. Our actual address is 8035 Providence Road Suite 340, Charlotte, NC 28277

ARE YOU AFFILIATED WITH A HOSPITAL?

Advanced Sports & Spine is a private practice, not annexed to or owned by a hospital facility. We are a non-facility fee office. Therefore, our patients pay less compared to having the procedure performed at a hospital.

IF I DO NOT HAVE INSURANCE HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? DO YOU ACCEPT CASH? DO YOU FINANCE?

The cost depends on 2 main factors: how severe your condition is and how many joints or areas of the body you are looking to have treated. Dr. Ahmad and his team will be able to answer this question for you more thoroughly after your initial examination and review of diagnostic findings. 

Yes, we do accept cash. We also have the most competitive pricing in the Carolinas with many different financing options, such as Care Credit and Advance Care, offering low monthly payments and interest free options for up to 14 months.

IF I RECEIVE AN INJECTION DO I NEED A DRIVER?

For joint injections, a driver is not needed. For spinal and PRP injections, a driver is recommended.

HOW LONG WILL THE INJECTION TAKE?

Steroid injections can take up to 5 days before they start working.

HOW LONG BEFORE I START FEELING THE EFFECTS OF THE INJECTION?

Steroid injections can take up to 5 days before they start working. Average relief is up to 3 months, but that does not mean it will not last that long or that it could last even longer.

For ESI and Facet injections, relief is up to 3 months, but that does not mean it will not last that long or it could even last longer. MBB only lasts 1 day and determines if you are a candidate for RFE. You return the next day with a pain diary. RFA procedures can last 6 months to a year.

WHAT MEDICATION IS USED FOR THE INJECTION? WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS?

Joint injections contain a steroid and anesthetic. Whenever you break the skin, there is a possibility of bleeding and infection. However, those risks are minimized because image guidance is used. If you have Diabetes, the injection can increase sugar levels for up to 3-4 days. Steroids given close to the skin can cause discoloration or dimpling.

WHERE ARE THE INJECTIONS PERFORMED? DO I GO TO A SURGERY CENTER?

At Advanced Sports & Spine, the majority of our pain management procedures are performed in our Charlotte office. We use state-of-the-art equipment. Our ultrasound and fluoroscopic guidance techniques ensure accuracy, help limit complications, and increase success rates.

Conditions Treated

We offer to help patients with the following conditions

Back and neck pain, acute or chronic

Arthritis/bursitis

Accident injuries

  • Low Back and Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Shoulder, Knee, Hip and other joint pains
  • Occupational injuries
  • Neuralgias
  • Sports injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Peripheral nerve entrapments
  • Complex Region Pain Syndrome
  • Phantom limb pain
  • Spasticity
  • Trigger fingers
  • Peripheral Neuropathy

Working Hours

MONDAY8:30am-5:00pm
TUESDAY8:30am-5:00pm
WEDNESDAY8:30am-5:00pm
THURSDAY8:30am-5:00pm
FRIDAY8:30am-5:00pm
SATURDAYClosed
SUNDAYClosed

Clinic Hours

Monday – Thursday: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday – Sunday: Closed

HANDLING PHONE CALLS

MON – FRI: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

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