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    Take BACK control like Sandy.

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  • Huntersville/Lake Norman Office
    Proudly offering brain and spine care to the Huntersville/Lake Norman Community!

    Visit our newest office location, offering Neurosurgery, Physiatry, Neurology and Physical Therapy.

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  • Fitness
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Experts

    From assessing and treating spine disorders, to providing post-operative management, our Physiatrists deliver individualized patient care.

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    Back Talk Doc

    Our practice offers a free podcast featuring answers to common questions about back pain and spine health.

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  • Physical Therapist
    Individualized, Physical Therapy Care

    Whether you need routine physical therapy or have specific treatment goals in mind, we offer physical therapy services across six of our Charlotte-area locations.

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Celebrating Excellence: Four Members of the CNSA Team Earn Top Doctor Designation

Four doctors from Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates (CNSA) have earned the prestigious Top Doctor designation from South Park Magazine, acknowledging their outstanding contributions to neurosurgery and physical medicine and rehabilitation.

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We Feel Your (Back) Pain: Neurosurgeon turned patient with disc herniation

In this compelling video bonus episode of Back Talk Doc Wellness podcast, we delve into the rarely discussed realm of doctors facing their own health challenges. Dr. Sanjiv Lakhia engages in an enlightening conversation with his colleague and friend, Dr. Joseph Cheatle, a distinguished neurosurgeon at Carolina Neurosurgery and Spine Associates. The discussion centers around the personal hurdles encountered by medical professionals when dealing with their own medical issues, particularly focusing on Dr. Cheatle' s journey through low back pain following a skiing accident.

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Providing life-changing care with a compassionate approach!

Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates, established in 1940, is one of the oldest and largest private neurosurgical practices in the country. The group consists of 50 physicians, 42 advanced practice providers, and over 550 employees. The medical group provides brain and spine care services to include adult and pediatric neurosurgery, spine surgery, physical medicine & rehabilitation known as physiatry, neurology, pain management, and physical therapy.

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