Experience our new, full-service Physical Therapy suite at Charleston Sports Medicine featuring the latest supervised medical equipment. Schedule an appointment today.

Cool New Low-Impact Therapy: Vasper

Low impact. Low cost. High intensity results.

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ROM3 Rehab

Patients that rehabilitate using the ROM³ System have been consistently observed to be up and moving faster, with greater Range of Motion and functional independence than any other known rehab technology.

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Shoulder Sphere Technology

The ultimate rotator cuff strengthening system. The Shoulder Sphere strengthens the rotator cuff muscles, so the shoulder’s overall strength and endurance will improve.

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Charleston Sports Medicine provides the latest gait assessment and custom orthotic technology available to provide support and relief from pain. Athletes and those experiencing discomfort for daily living activities alike, benefit from shoes that support the spine and extremities as prescribed by their doctor.

MLS Laser Therapy

What is MLS?

  • MLS stands for Multi-Wave Locked System.  The MLS Therapy Laser treats pain, inflammation, and arthritis.
  • Laser therapy was cleared by the FDA in 2002 and is currently being used by a variety of medical specialties, as well as professional sports teams, including the Dallas Cowboys and Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • The laser can penetrate 3-5cm deep and generates no heat.  There are no known harmful effects.

How Do Lasers Work?

  • Laser energy stimulates the removal of toxins from the cells and allow oxygen into the cell.
  • MLS Laser Therapy can decrease healing time by 30-40%.
  • The MLS Laser stimulates your body’s cells to jump start the body’s own healing process.
  • Like an antibiotic, each treatment is cumulative in its effectiveness, building off the previous treatments.
  • Patients will need a minimum 6 treatments depending on the level of pain.
  • While laser therapy is among the most advanced technology in all of medicine, it is too new to be covered by insurance.  The good thing is that it is non-invasive, an alternative to addictive pain medications, and maybe an alternative to surgery in some cases.

MLS Laser Therapy can be used to treat the following conditions:

Arthritis & Bursitis Repetitive Motion Injuries Occupational Injuries
Backache & Sciatica Hip, Knee, & Lumbar Pain Sprains & Strains
Rotator Cuff Tendonitis Achilles Tendonitis Sports Injuries
Neck & Shoulder Injuries Epicondylitis Heel & Foot Pain

MLS Laser Therapy may not be the best fit for everyone. Schedule an appointment to learn more.