How do I get a prescription refill?

Call the Charleston Sports Medicine office at (843) 284-5200 and leave a message listing the specific medication being requested, dosage, pharmacy and pharmacy location. Please plan ahead – Due to the doctor’s schedule, it may take longer than 24 hours to fill a prescription request, particularly on surgical or clinical days.

On the day of my appointment, will I have to leave the Charleston Sports Medicine Office to get an x-ray or ultrasound?

For your convenience, Charleston Sports Medicine offers x-ray, ultrasound, and Bone Density services at our office. If you have recent x-rays applicable to your injury, please bring those with you or recent MRI scan.

How do I get a copy of my medical records?

Due to patient privacy laws, we require all requests for records to be submitted in writing. Please either bring this completed form (view form here) to your appointment or mail the form to us. A small fee, based on the size of the record, may be charged to prepare your medical records for release unless they are sent directly to another healthcare professional to aid in the continuation of your healthcare.

Is parking available?

There is ample free parking available.

How do I make an appointment?

To make an appointment, call (843) 284-5200 from Monday through Friday between 8:30 and 5:00. Please bring your insurance or medical cards, photo I.D., as well as any special forms required by your insurance carrier and any previous X-rays or imaging studies (MRIs) to your appointment.

How do I pay for and/or file my appointment with insurance?

Payment for office visits may be made by cash, check or Visa/MasterCard. Our office will file your insurance or Medicare forms. For questions involving billing, you may contact our billing service by calling (866) 869-4061

How does Charleston Sports Medicine handle Workers Compensation Reporting and Billing?

Charleston Sports Medicine provides work status reports to satisfy the requirements of employers, insurance carriers, and patients. Billing for workers’ compensation claims is mailed directly to the insurance company or employer.

What is ReNu?

ReNu is a groundbreaking treatment for osteoarthritis (OA) pain and other orthopedic conditions and sports injuries.

  • ReNu is a single-injection, nonsteroidal prescription treatment.
  • ReNu is administered in an office setting, by your orthopedic specialist, and provides relief that can last for up to 1 year.
  • ReNu may free you from having to rely on oral treatments, steroid injections, and viscosupplements.
  • Most importantly, you may be able to delay or entirely avoid surgery.

What can ReNu be used for?

ReNu has natural healing and anti-inflammatory properties that may benefit a variety of conditions.

Osteoarthritis

  • Knees
  • Hips
  • Ankles
  • Hands/Wrists

Sports and orthopedic injuries

  • Partial rotator cuff tear
  • Bursitis
  • Epicondylitis
  • Adhesive capsulitis
  • Tendinosis
  • Plantar fasciitis

Is ReNu right for you?

You should consider talking with your doctor about ReNu if you:

  • Suffer from OA pain or discomfort from sports injuries
  • Want to avoid taking oral treatments, such as NSAIDS
  • Want to avoid potentially damaging long-term side effects of injected steroids
  • Need sufficient pain relief