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Charleston Sports Medicine Welcomes Amanda Riley, DPM, MPH

Charleston Sports Medicine Welcomes Amanda Riley, DPM, MPH

Charleston Sports Medicine’s newest provider, Amanda Riley, DPM, MPH, is board-certified in the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. She has extensive training in minimally invasive surgery, cosmetic surgery, diabetic limb salvage, wound care, and reconstructive foot...

Seeking Physical Therapist

Seeking Physical Therapist

Job Description We are looking for a committed Physical Therapist to act as the patient’s partner throughout the trip of restoring motion and ensuring that the client will function at their personal best. You will maximize the quality of life and movement potential...

Train Smarter with Adaptive Resistance (ARX)

Train Smarter with Adaptive Resistance (ARX)

It’s a New Year, which means it may be time to ramp up your training regimen. Ditch your weights and begin your best resistance training in 2021 with ARX technology. ARX is a resistance exercise technology that uses computer-controlled, motorized resistance in place...

Pain-Free With Vasper

Pain-Free With Vasper

“I’m 79 years old but I don’t feel like it.” Charleston Sports Medicine has seen a variety of patients, specifically with knee injuries, experience outstanding results with Vasper. When patient Josie S. began her journey with Charleston Sports Medicine in February...

Improve Foot Function

Bright McConnell, III, MD, of Charleston Sports Medicine is now offering computerized gait analysis using the F-Scan® in-shoe pressure measurement system. This state-of-the-art system allows doctors to “see inside the shoe,” giving them a better understanding of how a...

Vitamin D Protects Athletes from Injuries

A new study from the American Journal of Sports Medicine determines vitamin D levels are insufficient in most people, and these low levels can cause injuries in elite athletes. For years, many believed sunshine alone could provide the needed amount of vitamin D, but...

Take The Pain Out Of The Game

Recently, the world’s best tennis players took over Daniel Island at the Family Circle Cup. In the crowd, many recreational players watched in awe looking for tips to improve their game. For some, playing without pain would be a start because of the well-known injury...

Healthy Aging: Preserve Your Bones and Joints

Married with children, single, seniors, and everyone in between struggle to fit exercise into their morning routine. “Busy” is a well-worn word among Americans. Time constraints are not alone in the challenges to stay healthy as we age. Maintaining the ability to be...

My Elbow Hurts!

Two of the most common injuries around the elbow that sports medicine physicians evaluate and treat are related to overuse and stress to the muscle and tendons that are involved in gripping type activities. Lateral epicondylitis, known as “tennis elbow”, results from...

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