Sports Medicine Serves Athletes of All Ages

Athletes with different skill levels, motivations and goals share the need for a comprehensive sports medicine program that can be tailored to each athlete’s goals and deal with the increasingly common sports injuries. At McLeod Sports Medicine all athletes, professional and recreational, receive the same high quality level of care. In addition to providing specialized assessment and treatment for sports-related injuries, our clinical team educates area athletes, coaches, and parents about injury prevention. Educational programs teach proper strength building, flexibility, conditioning, endurance, and training techniques that help minimize the risk of injury.

  • Sports Medicine Aims to Enhance Performance & Regain Function After Injury

    In addition to providing specialized assessment and treatment for sports-related injuries, our clinical team educates area athletes, coaches, and parents about injury prevention. Educational programs teach proper strength building, flexibility, conditioning, endurance, and training techniques that help minimize the risk of injury.

  • McLeod Sports Medicine Physical Therapy Works to Restore Function

    Patients with acute or chronic sports-related conditions receive diagnosis and a rehabilitation plan at our outpatient Sports Medicine facility at 2439 Willwood Drive in Florence, SC. The goal: returning you to your previous level of function. The clinic operates weekdays (Mon-Thurs 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri 7 a.m.-4 p.m.). Call (843) 777-5139 or email sports.medicine@mcleodhealth.org, aploeg@mcleodhealth.org

  • Saturday Injury Clinic Offers Free Evaluation for Fall Sports Participants

    From August to November, on Saturdays (8:30-10 a.m.) McLeod Orthopedic Specialists, Certified Athletic Trainers and Family Medicine Residents evaluate injuries, take X-rays, apply splints/braces and refer athletes for further treatment, if needed. Clinics are held at McLeod Family Medicine in the Health & Fitness Center. Call (843) 777-8167 or email hburgin@mcleodhealth.org, aploeg@mcleodhealth.org

  • Aquatic Physical Therapy: Using Water for Rehabilitation, Treatment

    A range of diagnoses benefit from water-based physical therapy:

    • Total Joint Replacement
    • Degenerative Joint or Disc Disease
    • Arm & Leg Fractures
    • Endurance Sports Training
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    Our therapists work to improve your range of motion, strength, endurance, aerobic conditioning, progression of weight-bearing status, walking and balance.

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  • Improve Your Competitive Aquatic Performance

    Enhance your fitness abilities and take your aquatic performance to the next level. Schedule an appointment by calling (843) 616-8235 or Email dstoklosa@mcleodhealth.org

  • Same-day Custom Foot Orthotics Reduce Pain & Improve Walking

    A client undergoes biomechanical and gait analysis before the custom inserts are created to help with:

    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Flat Feet
    • Patellofemoral Pain
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    • Lower Back Pain
    • Shin splints/anterior shin pain

    For more information, call (843) 616-8235 or Email dstoklosa@mcleodhealth.org

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  • Certified Athletic Trainers Ensure Safe Athletic Environment

    Certified Athletic Trainers develop expertise in orthopedic and musculoskeletal disciplines for injury prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation. The athletic trainer cares for the athletes, working to prevent injuries. Certified Athletic Trainers also receive training in nutrition, biomechanics, education, counseling, physiology, psychology and conditioning. Our Athletic Trainers provide outreach services to high schools and colleges in the area.