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Specialty Care Services for Patients of All Ages

HopeHealth offers a wide range of specialty health care services that are designed to meet the growing demand of health care needs for specific populations and subpopulations of the areas and communities in which we serve.

HopeHealth Specialty Services

HopeHealth Specialty Services integrates a variety of specialty health care services with primary care for HopeHealth patients.

HopeHealth’s specialty care providers focus on specific areas of care in which they have extensive education and training. HopeHealth offers a wide range of specialty health care services that are designed to meet the growing demand of health care needs for specific populations and subpopulations of the areas and communities in which we serve. These services currently include: chiropractic care, dental care, massage therapy, pain management, and infectious diseases.

Chiropractic Care Services

Recognizing the need for integrated medicine, HopeHealth Specialty Services now offers Chiropractic Care.

Services include diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal, bio-mechanical and neurological disorders, and patients include adults and youth with a range of conditions, including joint pain, headaches, strained muscles, numbness and tingling as well as balance issues.

Chiropractic Care also provides rehabilitative support services for those patients involved in trauma or injury, surgery aftercare, women experiencing pain and discomfort during pregnancy, as well as infants who need relief from colic and constipation.

Please note, a chiropractic referral may be needed for medical massage care.

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Massage Therapy

Massage therapy, also known as manual massage, is a clinically-based approach used to treat conditions that have been diagnosed and prescribed by your medical provider. These conditions typically cause pain, weakness, and/or numbness. This treatment is provided by a therapist with specialized training in the treatment of musculoskeletal pain and injury.

Massage therapy provides a range of uses and value that aide in overall improved health and wellness. It helps to relieve nerve compression and entrapment, releases tight and sore muscles, and can decrease pain, stiffness and inflammation. Other benefits include improved posture and coordination, reduced pain and anxiety related to chronic illness, improved circulation, and even increased production of the “feel good” endorphins.

Please note, this service does not include, Relaxation Massage, which is a service delivered to a client, usually in a spa setting.

Massage Therapy Services

HopeHealth’s Massage Therapy typically treats patients with the following conditions:

  • Neck and Back Pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Foot pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome                                                                         
  • Decreased range of motion
  • Headaches and migraines                                                                        
  • Sciatica
  • Numbness and tingling in extremities
  • Pain from Fibromalygia, Neuropathy, and other chronic illness

Therapy sessions are appointed in either 30-minute or 1-hour increments, and require a chiropractic referral.

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Pain Management

Chronic pain can be debilitating. Its lingering presence can steal an individual’s quality of life and hinder their sense of purpose and hope. It can lead to depression, discontinuation of enjoyable activities, and decreased social interactions due to lack of mobility and/or motivation.

HopeHealth’s Specialty Services offers pain management to help reduce, and/or eliminate chronic pain through consistent and relevant treatment and intervention.

The pain management office operates under the guidance of pain management specialist and physician, Dr. Gregory Browning. Dr. Browning is also a certified Buprenorphine Treatment Physician authorized to treat opioid dependency with buprenorphine (Suboxone).

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Dental Health

HopeHealth is now offering affordable dental services for HopeHealth patients in Florence, SC and the surrounding areas of the Pee Dee region.

Dental care services are available for both children and adults and include preventive services such as cleanings, fluoride application, and sealants, deep cleanings, x-rays, fillings, extractions, and some crowns. Currently, we do not offer full mouth dentures, partial dentures, root canals, sedation, or braces. We do have referral partners for these services.

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Infectious Diseases

The Infectious Disease Department at HopeHealth is committed to providing the highest quality of care and treatment to patients diagnosed with a range of acute and chronic infectious diseases. Our care model includes 5 board-certified physicians, nursing staff, and medical case managers offering specialized treatment of infectious diseases, as well as primary care and support services within one medical facility.

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Our Providers

Julio Arroyo, MD, FIDSA

Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine
Degrees and Certifications
Doctor of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, 1971
Internal Medicine Residency at San Juan City Hospital, Rio Pedras, Puerto Rico, 1972-1974
Infectious Disease Fellowship at Barnes and Wohl Hospitals, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1974-1976
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Ramesh Bharadwaj, MD

Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine
Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore, India, 2001
Internal Medicine Residency, Michigan State University/KCMS, Kalamazoo, MI, 2004-2007
Infectious Disease Fellow, Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 2007-2009
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Paul Gwengi-Anam, DDS

Services: General Dentistry, Prevention and Restorative Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry and Oral Surgery
Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor of Arts in Biology (Summa cum laude), Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, Cheyney, PA, 2011
Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics, 2016
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Brian Hutcheson, DC

Chiropractic Medicine, Acupuncture, Functional Dry Needling
Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 2008
Doctor of Chiropractic, National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, IL, 2013
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Rishika Motiani, MD

Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Kinesiology
Degrees and Certifications
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, M.P.Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, India, 2005
Master of Science in Kinesiology, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, 2009
Internal Medicine – Pediatrics Resident, University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC), MO, 2009-2011
Internal Medicine Resident, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, 2011-2013
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Akin Olatosi, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine
Degrees and Certifications
University of Ibadan College of Medicine
Medical University of South Carolina
American Board of Internal Medicine
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