The Best in Orthopedic & Spine
Care for a Quick Recovery

McLeod Orthopedic & Spine Specialists enlist a comprehensive, leading edge approach to the prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of joint and spine conditions. Our highly trained team of physicians, surgeons, nurses, physician assistants, rehabilitation specialists and various medical support personnel works with each patient to develop a treatment plan specifically for that patient. Our number one goal is getting you moving better, faster.

Find out more about orthopedic and spine physicians located in Florence.

McLeod Health also offers Orthopedic & Spine Services in:
Cheraw, Clarendon, Dillon, and Seacoast.

  • Knee Joint Replacement Restores Mobility in Creaky, Painful Knees

    As people age, they want to remain active and fit. Currently more than 700,000 people annually receive a knee joint replacement in the U.S. The operation ranks as one of the most common and most successful performed today.

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  • McLeod Hip Joint Replacement Patients Enjoy Many Options.

    Today’s active, mature adults find they occasionally need a hip replacement. McLeod Orthopedic Specialists can replace hip joints from the back, side or front of the hip. Patients experience smaller incisions and less pain with replacements that normally last 20 years or longer. Many patients can even avoid formal rehabilitation sessions, dropping their canes in weeks, not months. Learn more.

  • Hand-Wrist Specialists Treat This Complex Extremity

    Reaching, grabbing, writing, driving, lifting or just waving. We take for granted these activities that require flexibility and versatility in our hands and wrists. When troubled with Carpel Tunnel Syndrome or Arthritis of the fingers, turn to a McLeod hand specialist with special training to keeps your hands working.

  • McLeod Surgeons Offer Expertise in Foot & Ankle Care

    The average person takes 10,000 steps a day. Even minor pain from ill-fitting shoes causes discomfort. More serious issues — such as arthritis, diabetes and genetic abnormalities — have the potential of severely limiting a person’s mobility. McLeod Orthopedic Specialists diagnose the cause and treat the following foot and ankle problems:

    • Sports-related injuries of the foot and ankle
    • Complex fracture care
    • Custom casting and splinting
    • Reconstructive surgery related to trauma
    • Manufacturing and fitting of custom braces and orthotics
    • Reconstructive surgery related to arthritis or deformity


  • With McLeod Spine Specialists, No Need to Tolerate Back & Spine Pain

    Eight out of 10 people will experience back or spine pain at some time in their life. We’ll start with prescribed rest, exercise, conditioning programs or physical therapy. If a surgical procedure becomes the right choice, we can effectively correct problems of:

    • Traumatic and overuse injuries to the spine
    • Spinal deformities, both acquired and congenital
    • Whiplash injuries
    • Systemic diseases affecting spinal function
    • Degenerative spinal conditions
    • Spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis
    • Herniated disc lesions
    • Soft tissue sprains, strains and contusions
    • Work-related back pain
    • Mechanical back dysfunction
    • Fractures, dislocations, subluxations

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  • Patients Awaiting Joint Replacement Surgery Can Attend Joint Education Classes.

    Patient’s learn:

    • What to expect before, during and after surgery.
    • Where to go on the day of surgery.
    • Why rehabilitation is important.
    • How to prepare your home.

    Bring a family member/friend, who will be helping in your recovery, to one of the classes held Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 11 A.M. and Thursdays at 1 P.M. Your surgeon’s office will schedule you when you pre-register for surgery. Call 843-777-2095 for reservations and scheduling.

  • McLeod Orthopaedics in Florence

    With McLeod Orthopaedics, you get the combined experience of highly skilled, orthopedic physicians: Dr. Brandon McDonald, Dr. Jeremy Sparkman, Dr. Art Jordan, Dr. Jason O’Dell, Dr. Rodney Alan, Dr. Nigel Watt, Dr. Patrick Denton, Dr. Christopher Litts, Dr. Chad Thurman, Dr. Zachary DiPaolo, Dr. Lex Hanna and Dr. Albert Gilpin (shown left to right). From pediatrics, general orthopedics and joint replacements, to hand and upper extremity and orthopedic traumatology, they employ the latest advancements in orthopedic care. Contact us to make an appointment.

  • McLeod Orthopaedics in Hartsville

    Our highly skilled orthopedic surgeons Dr. Patrick Denton, Dr. Jason O’Dell, and Dr. Chad Thurman, along with Physician Assistant Leigh Ann Harrigan care for patients in Hartsville. This location provides convenient care for patients in Hartsville and surrounding areas. Our goal is to provide high-quality and comprehensive orthopedic care, from the first consultation to the last follow-up.

    Walk-in appointments are available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

    For appointments, please call:

    Orthopedic: 843-639-8307
    Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy: 843-639-8390

  • McLeod Spine Center

    As part of McLeod Health, McLeod Spine Center and it’s talented physicians Dr. W.S. (Bill) Edwards, Jr., and Dr. Rakesh Chokshi (shown left to right) diagnose and treat a variety of conditions including injuries, herniated discs and systemic diseases. Using the latest techniques and technology, they work to get you back in motion. Contact us to make an appointment.