Atlantic Coast Pain Specialists

R. Blake Kline, MD

Interventional Pain Management & Anesthesiologist located in Conway, SC

About Dr. Kline

R. Blake Kline, MD, was raised in Clemson, South Carolina, and chose to remain in his home state for much of his education, and Dr. Kline continues to deepen his ties to South Carolina through his medical practice at Atlantic Coast Pain Specialists. His patients receive unparalleled interventional pain management and anesthesiology care.

Dr. Kline’s medical education began with a Bachelor of Science degree from Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina. He went on to complete his medical degree at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

Dr. Kline expanded his skills and knowledge through an internship at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta where he also completed his residency in anesthesiology through the same institution. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology.

Eager to pursue leadership roles, Dr. Kline accepted the role of Chief of Anesthesiology at two different hospitals. He holds the distinction of being the first anesthesiologist in the state of South Carolina to perform anesthesia for an open heart surgery completed using robotics.

Early in his career, Dr. Kline practiced both anesthesiology and interventional pain management. However, in 2012, he decided to focus exclusively on improving the lives of his patients through interventional pain management.     

Dr. Kline joined Florence Neurosurgery and Spine in 2012. While working with a group of four neurosurgeons, he was the director of interventional pain management. While there, he was honored to be named one of the Top 10 anesthesiologists in South Carolina by vitals.com.

In 2015, Dr. Kline decided to move his practice to Conway, South Carolina. At Atlantic Coast Pain Specialists, Dr. Kline is enjoying building a thriving practice in Coastal Carolina, a part of the world that he loves.

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Atlantic Coast Pain Specialists

R. Blake Kline, MD, was raised in Clemson, South Carolina, and chose to remain in his home state for much of his education, and Dr. Kline continues to deepen his ties to South Carolina through his medical practice at Atlantic Coast Pain Specialists. His patients receive unparalleled interventional pain management and anesthesiology care.

Dr. Kline’s medical education began with a Bachelor of Science degree from Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina. He went on to complete his medical degree at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

Dr. Kline expanded his skills and knowledge through an internship at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta where he also completed his residency in anesthesiology through the same institution. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology.

Eager to pursue leadership roles, Dr. Kline accepted the role of Chief of Anesthesiology at two different hospitals. He holds the distinction of being the first anesthesiologist in the state of South Carolina to perform anesthesia for an open heart surgery completed using robotics.

Early in his career, Dr. Kline practiced both anesthesiology and interventional pain management. However, in 2012, he decided to focus exclusively on improving the lives of his patients through interventional pain management.     

Dr. Kline joined Florence Neurosurgery and Spine in 2012. While working with a group of four neurosurgeons, he was the director of interventional pain management. While there, he was honored to be named one of the Top 10 anesthesiologists in South Carolina by vitals.com.

In 2015, Dr. Kline decided to move his practice to Conway, South Carolina. At Atlantic Coast Pain Specialists, Dr. Kline is enjoying building a thriving practice in Coastal Carolina, a part of the world that he loves.


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CONDITIONS

 

Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative disc disease can make it difficult to get through your daily routine. Many people believe that the condition is just another part of growing older, but thanks to advanced treatment options, that’s no longer true.

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Sciatica

Some people find relief through self-care efforts, including a combination of ice and heat, over-the-counter pain relievers, and regular physical activity. Some, however, may need more aggressive treatment.

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Chronic Joint Pain

Chronic joint pain can make it hard to enjoy your regular daily routine. For men and women who suffer from chronic joint pain in Conway, South Carolina, finding relief is a top priority.

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Chronic Low Back Pain

Your lower back is a complex system involving numerous bones, nerves, ligaments, joints, and muscles. The sheer complexity of the structure creates multiple opportunities for injury and associated pain.

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Chronic Neck Pain

Your cervical spine is made up of seven vertebrae which are separated by discs and filled with a gel-like substance. There are many factors that may contribute to your chronic neck pain.

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Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Sacroiliac joint pain can keep you from robust mobility, which can have serious negative effects on your daily life. Finding relief is essential, and there are many treatment options available.

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PROCEDURES

 

Epidural Steroid Injection

Epidural steroid injections provide immediate delivery of steroid medications to the epidural space in your spine.

 

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Stem Cell Therapy

Stem cells are undifferentiated, meaning they have the potential to transform into different types of cells that can perform numerous tasks within your body.

 

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FlowerAmnioFlo™ Injection

Acellular amniotic fluid allografts are one of the newest treatment options available that may provide pain relief for various conditions by injecting screened human donor tissue into the affected area.

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Genvisc®850

GenVisc 850 injections are an effective treatment option for those suffering from knee pain and the associated joint inflammation and stiffness due to osteoarthritis of the knee.

 

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mild®

The mild procedure is a minimally invasive procedure that is performed to relieve the symptoms of lumbar spinal stenosis.

 

 

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Vertiflex®

Vertiflex's a new technique performed that treats lumbar spinal stenosis with a secondary diagnosis of neurogenic intermittent claudication.

 

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Kyphoplasty

Kyphoplasty is a surgical procedure used to treat spinal fractures. It is most used to treat fractures resulting from osteoporosis.

 

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Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial

There have been many technological advancements, and spinal cord stimulation now helps nearly 14,000 people each year find lasting pain relief.

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Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant

Implanting the stimulator after a successful trial period is the next step to long term pain relief.

 

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Major Insurance Providers Accepted

At Atlantic Coast Pain Specialists, we accept most major insurance plans. Here is a list of some of the plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed.

Aetna
Blue Cross
Blue Shield
Cigna
Humana
Medicare
United Healthcare
Workers Compensation

Office Hours

Get in touch

   843-438-8470   Request Appointment

1500 Main Street
Conway, SC 29526
lori@acpain.com