At Charles Nivens, MD Spine Medicine we are spine specialists first and foremost. This means that whether you’re suffering from acute or chronic neck or back pain with or without arm or leg pain – WE ARE HERE TO HELP.
As a specialist in spine medicine, you can expect personalized and high-quality care every time you come into our office. Dr. Nivens has successfully treated spine pain without the use of surgery for over twenty years. His expertise in reading x-rays and MRIs enables him to accurately diagnose and treat spine disorders.
We treat a variety of conditions including herniated and bulging discs, degenerative spine disorders, scoliosis and sports injuries. We have recently added a new and exciting conservative treatment for spinal stenosis: the MILD procedure. Our onsite procedure suite allows Dr. Nivens to perform most spinal procedures in the comfort of an office setting.
For assistance with your neck and back pain, contact us today at 843-705-7471 to set up an appointment.
MEET YOUR SPINE SPECIALISTS
Charles J. Nivens, MD
Dr. Nivens is a fellowship-trained spine specialist in Bluffton, SC. He is an expert in spine treatment techniques and procedures that have proven to be safe and effective. His goal is to treat patients conservatively in order to prevent surgical intervention.
Dr. Nivens completed medical school at the Medical College of Georgia. He then began residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Medical University of South Carolina. During this time, he was appointed Chief Resident of the department. After residency, he began a six-month fellowship in Conservative Spine Medicine at Carolina Spine Institute. Dr. Nivens opened his private practice here in Bluffton, SC in 2000.
Dr. Nivens’ philosophy throughout his career in treating pain patients has always focused on a holistic approach. He incorporates fitness, healthy nutrition as well as other natural remedies such as CBD oils in his practice. As Dr. Nivens has experienced the aging process with his patients, his interest in other modalities has increased. Many of his patients are seeking ways to look and feel younger. In 2017, Dr. Nivens and his wife, Ingrid Nivens chose to open Bluffton Aesthetics where Dr. Nivens is the medical director. In both practices, the focus is always the individual
Savannah Rogers, Nurse Practitioner
Savannah Rogers is a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner who received her Doctorate in Nursing Practice from the Medical University of South Carolina and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of South Carolina. She also has five years of neuroscience nursing experience that she incorporates into her nursing practice.
Savannah’s passion is to help others improve their overall quality of life.