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Tyler Vail, MMS, PA-C
Director of Regenerative Medicine

Tyler’s passion to start QC Kinetix stems from his ambition to keep as many people out of the operating room as possible, by delivering the best, cutting-edge medical treatments available for non surgical pain management. Tyler brings with him years of orthopedic regenerative medicine expertise and surgery experience. Tyler moved from the Greater Miami area where he worked alongside some of the top orthopedic surgeons in the country and gained valuable experience in regenerative cell therapy. He has been instrumental in pioneering new regenerative medicine solutions, and is truly one of the leaders in the field. Our clinic is honored to have him as our Director of Regenerative Medicine.

Tyler is an avid golfer, racquetball player, runner, and triathlete. He has competed in 100-mile ultra-marathons and completed Ironman Texas in 2011. Prior to his orthopedic surgery experience, he was a run coach and biomechanical gait analyzer. His passion for healthy living is what drives him to keep people out of the operating room and keep them doing the things they love.

Growing up in the Carolinas, Tyler is excited to provide cutting-edge, regenerative cell therapy to the place he calls home. These treatments are no longer reserved for professional athletes in the biggest markets. QC Kinetix is excited to offer you the latest regenerative cell therapy treatments available in the United States.


Dr. Richard S. Schaffer, JR. M.D.
Medical Director

Board Certified Since 1998

Dr. Schaffer is very excited to be a part of the QC Kinetix clinic. His interest in sports medicine began back during his residency in the late 1990s when he served as a volunteer high school football team physician. Throughout his career he has been fortunate to see many advancements in non surgical pain management for sports medicine and for treating degenerative conditions like osteoarthritis. Unlike conventional steroid injections, these advanced natural cell therapies have shown great promise in helping to relieve joint pain and improve overall function related to both musculoskeletal injuries and degeneration.

Dr. Schaffer completed his residency in Family Medicine at The Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, Virginia in 1998. During his last year in residency, he served as the Chief Resident of Education and was awarded the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Outstanding Resident Teacher Award. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree at The University of Texas Medical Branch in 1995.

Having spent over 20 years in Virginia and the Carolinas since finishing his residency, Dr. Schaffer has very strong ties to the area. He thoroughly enjoys hiking, zip lining, and many other outdoor activities. He is very proud to be working with such a high quality, experienced clinician like Tyler and he looks forward to bringing advanced regenerative cell therapy injections to the Carolinas and beyond.