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Surfside Beach

(843) 238-5900

Surfside Beach SC

Welcome to Spine Pain Center in Surfside Beach

Spine Pain Center is a chiropractic care clinic that helps our patients with pain relief for a variety of health issues. Our team of trained chiropractors uses the best technology and latest techniques to help our patients. We get to the underlying source of the patient's condition and offer the best treatment available to reduce the pain and encourage the recovery process. Spine Pain Center is located in Surfside Beach, SC. We have over 40 years of experience providing quality chiropractic care for our community.

Treatment Options

A chiropractic adjustment re-aligns the spine and the associated structures to their proper positions. Our Surfside Beach location focuses on treating low back pain, neck pain, and headaches. Our chiropractors specialize in spinal decompression therapy, muscle stimulation, ultrasound, cold laser, and intersegmental traction. Our Palmer package includes the Thomspon technique, Gonstead, Activator, Myofascial release, Graston, and many more. 

Additional Treatments

Chiropractic adjustments lay a foundation of healthcare that can be supported by additional treatments for improved results. Some of these treatments include:

• Degenerative Disc Disease rehabilitation involves dealing with worn-out spinal discs that come with aging.

• Sciatica treatment helps relieve the pain that radiates along the sciatic nerve. We can reduce the inflammation and pressure along the nerve.

• Lower back pain is treated by addressing the root cause of the problem.

•Herniated Disc

• Headaches and Migraines

• Neck and arm pain

• Tingling and Numbness in the arms and legs

• Weakness of the spine

• Scoliosis

Contact Our Chiropractors in Surfside Beach, SC

If you live in or around Surfside Beach and are considering chiropractic care as part of your healthcare plan, call our team at Spine Pain Center. We are here to help you begin your journey to holistic, drug-free pain relief. Get back to the healthy you without going through an invasive procedure like surgery. We will create a treatment plan that is designed to meet your health goals. Call us today at (843) 238-5900 to schedule a consultation.

  • Dr. Joseph Carew
    Dr. Joseph Carew

    Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic (1996) Valedictorian. Undergraduate degree Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts, Regents College (1996), Loras College (1994)

    Certification Spinal Decompression, Certification Pro-Adjustor (Level I and II), Certified to Perform Impairment Evaluations/Disability. Certified to Perform Orthotic Fittings (FootLevelers).

    • Board Member of the SC Board of Examiner
    • SC Chiropractic President
    • Chiropractic Network of the Carolina Insurance Advisory
    • Board Member of the South Carolina Chiropractic Association 
      • (Palmetto Club Member)
    • Doctor Speaker Bureau President
    • Health Network Solutions Insurance Advisory Board

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  • Dr. Karen Carew
    Dr. Karen Carew

    Dr. Karen Carew has 20+years of experience in diagnosing, treating and managing patient care. Beginning with a single private chiropractic clinic to ownership of multiple healthcare clinics, it is her personal philosophy and mission to provide excellence in patient care through cutting-edge technologies, state-of-the-art facilities and unparalleled patient relations.

    Dr. Carew graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa in 1996 where she received her Bachelor of Science degree and Doctor of Chiropractic degree. It was there that she met her husband, Dr. Joe Carew and together they relocated to South Carolina to begin their Chiropractic careers and raise their family. It was their goal to bring excellent care to their community. Together they have owned and managed 11 clinics in South Carolina receiving numerous awards at the national level and state level.

    Dr. Carew has also completed rigorous studies in order to complete national requirements as a Certified Medical Examiner.

    Dr. Carew provides chiropractic care to people of all ages — using techniques such as Gonstead, Thompson, Activator and Diversified. Progressive rehab includes therapeutic exercise and various passive therapies to help the patient feel better as quickly as possible but also to stabilize and stay well longer. Nutritional supplementation is very important for the health and well-being of her patients. Spinal Decompression is a form of treatment for patients spinal disc conditions used with tremendous results.

    As an active member in her profession and community, she has the following memberships and awards:

    • South Carolina Chiropractic Association member
    • Palmetto Club of South Carolina Chiropractic Association member
    • President’s Cup Award of the South Carolina Chiropractic Association recipient
    • Chiropractor of the Week of South Carolina Chiropractic Association recipient
    • Nomination Committee of South Carolina Chiropractic Association member
    • Who’s Who Among America’s Chiropractors recipient
    • Who’s Who Among Biltmore’s Women in Business recipient
    • Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce member
    • Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce member
    • Cayce/West Columbia Chamber of Commerce member
    • Mount Pleasant Chamber of Commerce member

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    Dr. Patrick Martin

    Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Sherman College of Straight Chiropractic. Associates degree from Greenville Technical College in Philosophy. Associates degree from  Spartanburg Methodist College in Science.

    Certifications in Physical Therapy, Strengthening Posture for Rehab, Exercise Strength and Conditioning, MRI and Chiropractic Subluxation, Athletic Injury Care, Applied Clinical Nutrition, Posture Assessment Rehab and Therapy, Treating Soft Tissue Injuries, Contemporary Weight Loss and Fitness, Chiropractic for Pediatrics and Pregnancy, and Extremity Adjustments.

    As an active member in his profession and community, he has the following memberships and awards:

    K.R Jones Philosophy Award

    Federation of Straight Chiropractors (FSCO)

    Founder and President of 'Tool Time for Practice Builders'

  • Dr. George Protz
    Dr. George Protz

    Dr. George Protz specializes in diversified chiropractic adjusting techniques and progressive rehabilitation therapies - two areas of specialization that make Dr. Protz uniquely qualified to treat injuries of the spine, easing or eliminating causes of concern for his patients. After enjoying seventeen years of private practice, including ownership of Protz Chiropractic Inc located in Loris, South Carolina, Dr. Protz has joined the Spine Pain Center in Surfside Beach, South Carolina. Throughout his career he has built working relationships with many medical doctors in the area. These relationships are an invaluable resource that enable him to coordinate care with his patients' primary care physicians, ensuring conservative treatments are offered prior to consideration of invasive surgical procedures.

    A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Dr. Protz earned his undergraduate Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh in 1998. He then went on to begin his chiropractic studies at Life Chiropractic College in Marietta, Georgia in 1999, completing his doctorate at Logan College of Chiropractic in 2003. He is a member of the American Chiropractic Association.

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  • Highly recommend Spine Pain Center. Doctors and staff are friendly, competent and effective. Very affordable. New treatments are in place since becoming a Spine Pain Center.

    - Greg H.
  • I love Dr. Martin! I have appointments every 4 weeks but if I need to come in between those, his staff is able to fit me in. They genuinely care about all of their patients. He always gets me up and running in no time at all.

    - Laurel S.
  • I love this place! My doctor and the staff are amazing. Everyone is very friendly and knowledgeable. I have seen so much improvement since my first visit!!!

    - Andreia S.

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