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If appointment request is for an injury/condition resulting from a Work Injury, do not use this form. Please follow instructions below:
  • For work injuries, call the Duke WC office at 919-684-2848
  • Once the visits are authorized at this number they will schedule the appointment in our clinic.
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  • All relevant x-rays, CTs, MRIs
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The Physicians

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

One of the unfortunate byproducts of many medical conditions is the loss of quality of life that comes along with being unable to perform routine activities. Paul J.W. Tawney, MD, of the North Carolina Orthopaedic Clinic in Durham specializes in functional restoration, with the goal being to enable our patients to return to their previous abilities.

We treat a wide variety of musculoskeletal, joint, muscle and soft tissue conditions, with most falling under the category of neck and back pain. Led by Dr. Tawney, our Raleigh-Durham area specialists highlight a nonoperative approach for our patients, putting the emphasis on physical therapy and non-narcotic pain management. We also offer an extensive selection of treatment options, which includes the following for pain management:

  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Subacromial Bursa Injection
  • Trochanteric Bursa Injection
  • Joint Injection
  • Sacroiliac Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Injection
  • Lumbar Transforaminal Injection
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Blocks

Our Specialists in the Raleigh-Durham Area Will Present the Right Treatment Option for You

However, should your condition appear to necessitate a potential surgical solution, our Raleigh-Durham area team will recommend our spine surgeon, Joe T. Minchew, MD, to address your specific needs. The North Carolina Orthopaedic Clinic in Durham and Duke Medicine are committed in finding you the most appropriate and direct route to functional restoration—so you can get back to enjoying your life in the most painless and normal way possible.

To get the best treatment and the most attentive personal care for your physical medicine and rehabilitation treatment, be sure to contact the North Carolina Orthopaedic Clinic in Durham. Give us a call at 919.471.9622 or submit the appointment form on this page to schedule your personal consultation with our team in the Raleigh-Durham area. As part of Duke Medicine, our community-oriented specialists, personal touch and state-of-the-art facilities allow us to deliver the treatment you need—with the care you deserve.

North Carolina Orthopaedic Clinic is proud to serve Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Chapel Hill, Apex, Morrisville, Clayton, Wake Forest, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Greensboro, Hillsborough, Mebane and surrounding areas.