Osteoarthritis (commonly referred to as arthritis) is one of the most common orthopedic conditions. If you are experiencing arthritis, you already understand the pain and discomfort involved and how it can negatively impact your quality of life and enjoyment of daily activities.
Historically, many patients over 40 with pain due to osteoarthritis have been advised to try physical therapy, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs), or other injections that can be harmful to the long-term health of the joint. In many cases, surgery or joint replacement is often recommended.
The patients we treat for arthritis pain benefit from:
Contact us today for an evaluation of your condition, or a second opinion. We’ve helped many active patients avoid or postpone joint replacement surgery by reducing joint pain and improving joint function.
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As we grow older, pain and discomfort related to osteoarthritis becomes more common. Oftentimes, surgery is recommended before other treatment options are fully explored. And in some cases, injections that help mask the pain are used, but may produce unwanted long-term side effects. We offer the latest in non-surgical solutions for arthritis that help patients avoid surgery and get back to the activities they enjoy.
If you’re suffering from pain related to arthritis, or are facing joint replacement, you’re not alone. We help our patients get back to doing the things they love.
To speak to our team and learn more, or to schedule an evaluation or second opinion of your condition, please contact us at the number below.
Dr. Dwayne Patterson is a Board-Certified specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and has practiced non-surgical musculoskeletal medicine for more than 20 years. He is dedicated to improving his patients’ quality of life by identifying the underlying biomechanical or structural problem and helping each individual patient choose the best solution to treat the problem and prevent recurrence or further injury.
Born and raised in a small town in southwestern Virginia, Dr. Patterson received both undergraduate (BA Biology 1985) and graduate (Medical Doctor 1989) degrees from the University of Virginia. Upon graduation, he entered active duty in the US Army and completed an internship in Colorado. He served as a General Medical Officer providing primary care to a large military community of soldiers and their families at a clinic in Karlsruhe, Germany for two years. He completed residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington DC. During his time at Walter Reed, he won the Resident Research Award and was promoted to the rank of Major. After his military service, he moved to Raleigh and joined a local orthopedic group in 1997. His practice focused on non-surgical treatment of orthopedic problems and included injection therapy and rehabilitation of spine and sports injuries.
After many years of using traditional treatments for orthopedic conditions, Dr. Patterson’s desire to broaden his skillset and find more advanced treatment tools to help heal the body led him to specialize in interventional orthopedics. He has completed extensive training in advanced interventional injection techniques for the spine, muscles, and peripheral joints. Through these techniques, Dr. Patterson is able to reduce pain, increase function and prevent unnecessary surgeries.
Founder and Medical Director of Interventional Orthopedics of Raleigh, Dr. Patterson is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and a member of the Interventional Orthopedics Foundation. An avid cyclist and runner, Dr. Patterson understands the desire to keep moving in spite of pain or injury and get back to doing what you love.
Areas treated: Cervical Spine (Not Upper Cervical or CCI)*, Elbow, Foot & Ankle, Hand & Wrist, Hip, Knee, Lumbar Spine, Shoulder, Thoracic Spine
7101 Creedmoor Road, Suite 109
Raleigh, NC 27613
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