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Atlanta’s Top Spine and Pain Management Physicians

We Are The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists

Helping Patients Take Control of Their Lives

The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists

Chronic pain can truly change your life. Whether you’re living with back pain, knee pain, pain in the joints, or pain anywhere else, it’s always on your mind, affecting the way you live, and making it difficult to use your body as you want to. When you’re seeking relief from that pain, you want it to be long-term, effective, and complete.

The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists is a team of the best pain management specialists in Georgia who offer comprehensive evaluation and non-surgical treatment of spinal pain to all of our patients. Our treatment goal is not only to reduce or eliminate your pain, but to restore you to full function and improve your overall quality of life. In addition to working closely with each individual patient, we maintain close contact with referring doctors and case managers, keeping them informed about their patients’ progress and condition.

Since 1995, we’ve been helping patients take their lives back from chronic pain. If you’re ready to begin your personalized treatment plan with the first and longest-standing independent pain practice in Georgia, schedule your appointment with The Physicians today.

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Treatment Solutions for Chronic Joint Pain

Our Comprehensive Services


For many patients struggling with chronic pain, injections to the spine can make a significant difference in their quality of life without a need for surgery.

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As a proven solution for pain due to migraines and other conditions, nerve blocks can help address pain in a particular cluster of nerves.

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Spinal cord stimulators can offer a minimally-invasive, non-pharmaceutical alternative to other forms of pain management.

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Using Tenex Health TX technology, the Physicians can safely remove problematic tendon tissue without the need for invasive surgery.

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The Rizor Institute for Pain Management

Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Program

The Physicians Spine and Rehabilitation Specialists is proud to serve patients at the Rizor Institute, a comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation program for the treatment of high impact chronic pain. As a response to the ongoing opioid epidemic, this program provides local, residential treatment for injured workers that will help recover, restore function, and control pain while decreasing reliance on opioids and medical interventions. At the Rizor Institute, our team of physicians, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, and cognitive-behavioral therapists work together at our facility in Suwanee, GA to address the opioid epidemic on a local level, and to provide an individualized, multidisciplinary program that will reduce the need for medications and facilitate the opportunity to return to work and to life.



Proudly Serving Workers Across Georgia

Workers’ Compensation Referrals

If you’ve been injured at the workplace, you deserve to receive the compensation you need to make a full recovery and return to the job safely and with confidence. At The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists, we proudly provide workers’ compensation referrals to patients who are struggling with chronic pain as a result of a work-related injury. We’re happy to help you through the process of filing a workers’compensation claim, and we’ll work with you to restore your body to full function


Helping Patients Take Control of Their Lives

Chronic Low Back Pain

High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Management of Chronic Low Back Pain

If you are interested in participating and

  • Are 50 years old or older
  • Have had low back pain for more than 6 months
  • Have had a radiofrequency treatment for back pain more than 6 month ago

You may qualify for a non-invasive, no needle study being conducted at The Physicians Spine and Rehabilitation Specialists

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FIVE Convenient Pain Management Locations

Multiple Locations Across Georgia


  • Dr.Mefferd is an outstanding Dr. He really cares about you as a patient. He listens and always ask how you have been. The ladies that check you in and take you back are very friendly and cheerful.. Would highly recommend The physicians spine and rehab to anyone who needs this type of care.

    Posted On July 21, 2023
  • Dr.Paul Mefferd is amazing! He listens to your concerns. Is very compassionate & caring. & the staff is exceptional! From the front desk to the nurse's! All staff shows concern & your 🙋 questions get answered. All are very professional. Couldn't be at a better place for my care.

    Posted On July 14, 2023
  • I never have to wait long before being seen. Everyone is always professional and very thoughtful.

    Posted On June 18, 2023
  • Very efficient, professional and conscientious. Treatment is very effective for my situation.

    Posted On June 16, 2023
  • Dr Shurdell and Amanda the NP are wonderful at their jobs. They are thorough and have extensive knowledge of pain management. Both my husband and I have benefited from their expert skills. I highly recommend them for anyone who needs relief from chronic pain.

    Posted On May 18, 2023
  • Dr. Mefferd and the staff are top notch and highly professional yet extremely personable. I have been a patient for nearly 20years and they feel like family, they listen to my concerns truly listen and really care about my issues. I have recommended the practice to many friends and associates of ...

    Posted On May 17, 2023
  • The office staff was great the doctor was great and he listened to me and helped me understand the process and how we were going to handle things through my care.

    Posted On May 16, 2023
  • Positive experience all the time. I’ve been in so much pain but my last shot has helped do much. Staff very caring.

    Posted On May 16, 2023
  • Outstandingly professional and compassionate team. Amanda is very well suited for medical practice; she's earned my respect, and faith.

    Posted On March 24, 2023
  • I truly like the Dr and would have been great had I known about this practice a long time ago. As a matter of a fact my husband has been recommended to a pain and spine and I suggested here because I was so impressed.

    Posted On March 22, 2023

We Accept Most Insurances

Cost should never be an obstacle to receiving the top-quality care you need. That’s why The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists proudly accepts insurance from multiple providers across the state of Georgia. Please view our list of accepted providers; if you don’t see yours listed, call us. Our knowledgeable staff is happy to discuss your options with you.

Patient Privacy

We take patient privacy seriously and have policies in place to prevent the disclosure of our patients’ health information except as permitted under federal and state law. A detailed description of our privacy practices may be found here:

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Treat your chronic back and joint pain with the best pain management specialists in Georgia.

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