About Us

Carolina Sports and Spine is committed to the people of Eastern North Carolina. Our Specialist offer the latest in innovations and non-operative solutions for arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions. Our unfaltering dedication to learning and education give us an edge in caring for musculoskeletal injuries and advanced arthritis. New Advances in Regenerative Medicine mean that patients can benefit from Biologics to treat disease rather than having to only resort to surgery.  Carolina Sports and Spine has recently made a large investment in new equipment such as near infrared laser therapy and ECSWT (Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy) to enhance our offerings of non-operative treatment options for our patients. If you are suffering with musculoskeletal pain, you owe it to yourself to discuss options with our specialists.

OUR Professionals


Alvin K Antony, MD FABPMR

Specializes in Pain Management, Interventional Spine,
Musculoskeletal Medicine, Regenerative Medicine, Functional Medicine

Duke University, BS Biology with Concentration in Genetics
Research Assistant, Duke University Cancer Center, 1995
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MD
Chief Resident, Physical Med Rehabilitation, UNC Chapel Hill
SPORTS/SPINE Fellowship, Cornell`s Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Instructor, John Hopkins University Hospital
Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Board Certified in Pain

North Carolina pain management physician, Dr Alvin Antony, and his team are committed to developing behavioral modifications and lifestyle changes to improve patient’s pain and overall health and well being. He is committed to using the latest in NON-SURGICAL pain management options to improve the spine and musculoskeletal health of his patients.  Dr Antony relies heavily on the use of spine interventions such as injections to treat inflammation and reduce pain and avoid spine surgery.

Jennifer L Yap, DO MPH

Specializes in Musculoskeletal Medicine, Electrodiagnosis and Rehabilitation
Smith College, BS
University of New England, MD
Columbia University, MPH
Johns Hopkins University, Residency
Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dr. Yap grew up in New Jersey and completed school in the Northeast. She has a special interest in health, nutrition and wellness. She is actively developing programs to promote wellness and weight loss.