Physicians specializing in Sports Medicine help with injuries related to sports, fitness and exercise. They can diagnose and treat injuries to the muscle, ligament, bone and tendon. Common reasons to see them include concussion, ACL tears, shin splints and muscles strains, among others.

Schedule an appointment by calling (843) 848-4640 and learn more about how our sports medicine specialists can help you today.

Sports medicine care

Grand Strand Primary Care provides specialized care for injuries and conditions affecting players of all ages and skill levels, including professional, recreational and weekend athletes. We also care for those injured on the job and are dedicated to helping senior adults maintain an active lifestyle.

Our sports medicine care services include:

  • Non-opioid management of common musculoskeletal issues
  • Diagnose and provide medical and minimally invasive management of medical illness and injuries related to sports and exercise including, but not limited to:
    • Musculoskeletal conditions of the spine, trunk, pelvis and extremities (e.g., tendinopathy, tendon/muscle strain, hematoma, ligamentous sprain, stress fracture)
    • Neurological conditions (e.g., nerve entrapment)
    • Age-related arthritis
    • Pediatric injuries (e.g., apophysitis)
    • Dermatologic conditions (e.g., impetigo, herpes gladiatorum)
  • Concussion care
  • Osteopathic manipulative treatments
  • Promotion of physical fitness and healthy lifestyles
  • The role of exercise in maintaining the health and function of the elderly
  • Evaluation, management, and return-to-play decisions following sports-related concussion, musculoskeletal injuries, and medical issues in the athlete and active individual
  • Evaluation and prescription of orthotics and prosthetics (Durable Medical Equipment)
  • Establishing and providing patient guidance of home-based rehabilitation protocols
  • Sports physicals (pre-Participation physical exam for participation in sport)
  • Injection/aspiration of small, medium and large joints (to include analysis of joint aspirate) as well as tendon sheaths, bursa, etc.
  • Trigger point injections
  • Injections of sites of nerve entrapments (e.g., carpal tunnel, tarsal tunnel, etc.)
  • Ultrasound-guided injections
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation in athletes and active people