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  • Head

    Head Conditions

    The kinds of headache vary on the severity of pain and where it hurts the most.

    • Migraine
    • Tension headache
    • Occipital Neuralgia
    • Secondary headaches caused by concussion or injury

    Head Pain Management Treatments

    Advanced Sports & Spine values the interdisciplinary approach in treating headache.

    • Occipital Nerve Blocks
    • Neurolysis Procedure
    • Selective Nerve Block (SNRB) Injection
    • Trigger Point injections

  • Neck

    Neck Condition

    Neck Pain or cervicalgia is a common pain complaint and its causes vary.

    • Neck pain due to muscle strain or poor posture
    • Osteoarthritis and Cervical Spondylosis
    • Pinched nerve
    • Disc Disease- herniation or bulge
    • Whiplash Injury
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Spinal Stenosis

    Neck Pain Management Treatment

    At Advanced Sports & Spine, we offer a minimally invasive and holistic approach to treating neck pain

    • Interventional Spinal Injections
    • Medial Branch Block/Facet Injections
    • Radiofrequency ablation
    • Selective Nerve Block (SNRB) Injection
    • Cervical Epidural- Transforaminal or Interlaminer
    • Stellate Ganglion Block Injections
    • Trigger Point Injections



  • Shoulder

    Shoulder Condition

    Shoulders are the most movable joints in the body, thus, prone to ailments that cause pain and discomfort.

    • Osteoarthritis
    • Frozen Shoulder/Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Biceps Tendonitis
    • Rotator Cuff Conditions including Tendinitis and Bursitis
    • Shoulder instability
    • AC joint or SC joint sprains/osteoarthritis
    • Subacromial bursitis
    • Scapular winging
    • Myofascial Pain Syndrome

    Shoulder Pain Management Treatment

    Advanced Sports & Spine offers a professional and holistic approach to treating shoulder pain.

    • Corticosteroid Injections with or without ultrasound guidance
    • Focused Aspiration of Soft Tissue (FAST) Treatment Procedures
    • Peripheral Joint Injections
    • Suprascapular nerve block

  • Back

    Back Conditions

    Back pain is a very common body ailment and is rooted in many causes.

    • Osteoarthritis
    • Disc Disease- herniation or bulge
    • Sciatica or pinched nerve
    • Low Back Strain caused by muscle spasm or tension
    • Piriformis syndrome
    • Compression fracture
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
    • Coccyx Pain

    Back Pain Management Treatments

    At Advanced Sports & Spine, we provide a comprehensive and minimally invasive approach to treating back pain.

    • Interventional Spine Injections
    • Epidural Injections- Transforaminal/Interlaminar/Caudal
    • Medial Branch blocks/Facet joint injections
    • Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Selective Nerve Block (SNRB) Injection
    • Lumbar Sympathetic Block Treatments
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Sacroiliac Joint Injections
    • Ganglion Impar Block

  • Elbow

    Elbow Conditions

    Elbow pain is commonly known as tennis or golfer’s elbow which is rooted different causes.

    • Lateral Epicondylitis
    • Medial Epicondylitis
    • Olecranon Bursitis
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Triceps Tendonitis
    • Elbow Sprains and Strains especially when overused
    • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

    Elbow Pain Management Treatments

    Advanced Sports & Spine provides a comprehensive and personalized approach to treating elbow pain.

    • Steroid Injections with or without ultrasound guidance
    • Focused Aspiration of Soft Tissue (FAST) Treatment Procedures
    • Peripheral Joint Injections
    • Peripheral Nerve Block

  • Wrist

    Wrist Pain

    Wrist pain may be acquired from an accident or caused by long-term conditions.

    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Arthritis
    • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
    • Ganglion Cysts

    Wrist Pain Management

    Visit Advanced Sports & Spine and get the proper pain management treatment and prevent the risk of losing your grip.

    • Steroid Injections with or without ultrasound guidance
    • Peripheral Joint Injections
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Carpal tunnel injections
    • Median nerve hydrodissection

  • Hand

    Hand Conditions

    Hand pain may be caused by an ongoing health condition or by an accident.

    • Osteoarthritis
    • Gamekeepers Thumb
    • Trigger Finger
    • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Hand Pain Management Treatment

    Advanced Sports & Spine offers optimum care and high-quality pain management treatment to alleviate if not eliminate pain and discomfort in your hands.

    • Trigger Finger Injection
    • Peripheral Joint Injections
    • Peripheral Nerve Block

  • Hip

    Hip Conditions

    The hip is a robust body structure and there are just a few ways of causing damage to the hips.

    • Osteoarthritis
    • Trochanteric or Ischial Bursitis
    • Hip Muscle and Tendon Strain
    • Hip Impingement
    • Snapping Hip Syndrome
    • Frozen Hip

    Hip Pain Management Treatments

    Advanced Sports & Spine offers the best interventional pain management procedure to combat hip pain.

    • Corticosteroid injection with ultrasound or fluoroscopic guidance
    • Bursa Injections
    • Peripheral Joint Injections
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Trigger Point Injections

  • Knee

    Knee Conditions

    Knee pain can be caused by a sudden injury, underlying condition, and untreated knee fracture.

    • Osteoarthritis
    • Meniscal Injury
    • Patellar Tendinitis and Prepatellar Bursitis
    • ACL/PCL sprains
    • Mechanical Problems like Iliotibial Band Syndrome
    • Pes Anserine Bursitis
    • Persistent pain despite knee replacement

    Knee Pain Management

    At Advanced Sports & Spine, Dr. Ahmad will recommend the most ideal interventional pain management for your knee condition.

    • Knee Joint Injection with or without ultrasound guidance
    • Viscosupplement Injections
    • Genicular nerve blocks
    • Genicular nerve ablation
    • Bursa Injections

  • Ankle

    Ankle Conditions

    The ankle is an intricate structure made up of bones, tendons, ligaments and body tissues, making it prone to injuries and ailments.

    • Osteoarthritis
    • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Achilles Tendonitis
    • Retrocalcaneal Bursitis
    • Ligament Injury

    Ankle Pain Management

    Advanced Sports & Spine provides interventional pain management treatments to relieve your ankle from pain.

    • Joint injection with or without ultrasound-guidance
    • Nerve Block Treatments
    • Peripheral Joint Injections
    • Bursa Injections
    • Focused Aspiration of Soft Tissue (FAST) Treatment Procedures

  • Foot

    Foot Conditions

    Foot pain is caused by injuries and overuse of the foot, and foot conditions that cause inflammation.

    • Osteoarthritis
    • Flat Feet
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Peripheral Neuropathy

    Foot Pain Management Treatments

    Advanced Sports & Spine provides fast, safe, and reliable interventional pain treatment for foot pain and to help you get back to your way of life.

    • Peripheral Joint Injections with or without ultrasound guidance
    • Focused Aspiration of Soft Tissue (FAST) Treatment Procedures
    • Steroid Injections
    • Peripheral Nerve Blocks

Our Doctor

Dr. Ahmaad offers non-surgical, non-opiate sports medicine in Charlotte NC

Dr. Usman Ahmad

Board Certified Physiatrist

Dr. Ahmad is a board-certified physiatrist with subspecialty training in interventional sports and spine medicine.

Dr. Ahmad completed his residency training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital. He then completed a fellowship in musculoskeletal medicine and interventional pain management at the Center for Advanced Pain Management and Rehabilitation in New Jersey.

Dr. Ahmad is highly trained in using both fluoroscopic and ultrasound-guided spine and joint injections. He is also trained in providing appropriate diagnostic tests to assist in the healing process of his patients.

Dr. Ahmad has been published in peer-reviewed medical journals and presented his research at numerous conferences nationwide. He is a member of the American Medical Association, North Carolina Medical Society, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, and International Spine Society.

Dr. Ahmad moved to the Charlotte area with his family because he loved the great weather and family-friendly atmosphere. He strives to treat his patients like members of his own family, through his comprehensive training in pain management.

Conditions Treated

We offer to help patients with the following conditions

Back and neck pain, acute or chronic


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

MONDAY 8:30am-5:00pm
TUESDAY 8:30am-5:00pm
WEDNESDAY 8:30am-5:00pm
THURSDAY 8:30am-5:00pm
FRIDAY 8:30am-5:00pm

Clinic Hours

TUE – THUR: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM


MON – FRI: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

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