Frenesa K. Hall, MD is an internal medicine physician and received her BA from Harvard University, her MD from UNC-Chapel Hill and completed her internal medicine internship and residency from Franklin Square Hospital Center in Baltimore.
Between 1992-2002, Dr. Hall managed her own, solo primary care practice in Lawrenceville, GA where she effectively incorporated complementary medicine in the care of her patients. Her passion is to help people with chronic pain and disease with natural products avoiding medications.
Dr. Hall lives in Greensboro with her partner of 32 years and plays bass in a cover band, Big Betty and the Punchbowl.
Herman is a retired Army Major with 26 years of active service working in oncology and critical care units. He saw firsthand the devastating effects of an unhealthy lifestyle and how it can lead to many diseases. This led to a major change in his focus as a practitioner towards primary preventative care and quality of life issues. He has had extensive training with PRP procedures and visco supplementation. In addition, he has received treatments using these procedures to increase his own mobility.
Mr. Allison has been married to his wife, Amy, for 37 years. They have two daughters and two grandchildren. He enjoys salsa dancing, working out hard in the gym and looks forward to competing in his next Spartan race.
Jackie Wait has worked in a variety of areas since she first started her medical career as an RN in 1994 including pediatrics, surgical, labor and delivery, and cancer services. But her true passion lies in functional medicine and nutrition and helping others obtain their personal goals for optimal function and wellness. She believes a holistic approach is central to success by treating the whole person: body, mind and spirit. She believes that God gave our bodies great abilities to heal itself and that her job is to help the process along.
Jackie went on to complete a master's degree in nursing graduating from Gardener-Webb University and obtained national certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Fueled by the sudden and unexpected loss of her mother to leukemia in 2006, she has independently studied extensively on the subjects of nutrition, physical fitness, and functional and lifestyle medicine for the past 12 years.
In her spare time she enjoys hiking, biking, skiing, reading and spending time with her husband and four kids, trail running with her dog, and riding her equine best friend, Ruby, lovingly named after her Mom.
Victoria got Her start in medicine working as a respiratory therapist in 2004. In 2017, she would complete her certification in her journey to become a Nurse Practitioner.
Victoria is married and is the proud mother of her son, Carter. In her free time, Victoria enjoys spending time with family, going to the movies, and traveling. She spent three years working in addiction and is happy that her position at Carolina Pain Relief Center allows her to help patients get relief from pain without using addictive pain medications.
After seeing first-hand how addictive medications can affect people, she loves being a part of the healing process and seeing our patients get back to happier, healthier lives without pain.
Carrie Heise is our amazing office manager who is also a former patient!
Carrie was diagnosed with Lyme disease when she was 12 and ADD when she was 24 and Dr. Monaghan’s treatments have enabled her body to heal and overcome the symptoms from both conditions.
A mother of two young children, Carrie was recently the Office Manager at Carolina Pain Relief Center, a wholistic medical clinic, for two years. She previously worked in the financial service industry for 10 years and graduated with a BA in Business from Southeast Missouri State University.
In her spare time, Carrie enjoys Pilates, yoga, massage therapy, meditation, reading and spending time with family.
“Our goal is to help others feel the best they can, have hope and success.”
Kelly, our patient coordinator, is originally from Michigan but very proud to now be called a Southerner. She is married with three children and has always worked in the health field, with a focus on geriatric care and the health and well-being of the aging community.
Having had several health issues, Kelly started to search for the cause of her problems instead of finding the quick fixes. She believes with a healthy mind and body, you are capable of doing anything. She wants to help others live the best, healthiest, pain-free life possible.
In her spare time, Kelly enjoys being with family and friends, spending time outdoors, running, biking and hiking.