If you've suffered a sports injury -- whether you're an elite athlete or just having fun in the backyard -- St. Francis Sports Medicine has what it takes to get you back in action. Our highly-trained network of physicians, athletic trainers and physical therapists work as a team to treat all types of sports-related injuries; even injuries that don't occur from playing a sport.
We treat athletes of all levels: elite professionals and college-level athletes, recreational athletes and young people in team sports. No matter where you fall in the spectrum, we take your unique situation into account and develop a care plan to help you reach the goals you set for yourself.
sports medicine physicians and certified athletic trainers
The St. Francis Sports Medicine team is specially-trained in taking care of sports medicine patients. Our physicians are fellowship-trained, our athletic trainers are nationally certified, and our therapists are among the most experienced in the Upstate. These professionals work as a team, communicating your expectations and goals to develop a comprehensive care plan that is unique to your situation. This team approach means that each component of your recovery is managed by a professional who specializes in that area. Meet the Elite >>
orthopedic procedures with fast recovery
At St. Francis, your surgeon has access to state-of-the-art facilities and the latest technology which can mean easier surgeries, less scarring and a faster recovery. And because youre at St. Francis, you receive the highest quality of care from our staff. We provide a range of technologies to help your physician properly diagnose your condition, including advanced imaging equipment that produces incredibly detailed scans in a very short time. We also offer state-of-the-art surgical facilities designed and equipped to accommodate complex, multi-dimensional procedures as well as the most commonly performed surgeries. Throughout the entire surgical experience, our caring, highly-trained staff supports surgeons during surgery, families who are waiting, and patients both before and after their operations.
The 675-HURT hotline is St. Francis Sports Medicines 24/7 concierge service for sports injury care. When you experience a sports injury, calling 675-HURT gets you in touch with a medical professional who can offer instructions for at-home treatment and advice for next steps. If needed, you'll also receive priority appointment times with our elite network physicians, or call-ahead service at St. Francis Emergency Departments, significantly reducing wait times. The professionals at 675-HURT even assist in scheduling post-visit appointments, like physical therapy or rehabilitation, as prescribed by your doctor.
St. Francis Sports Medicine is proud to provide team physicians and athletic trainer services to:
- Furman University Paladins
- Bob Jones University Bruins
- Carolina Elite Soccer Academy
- Wren High School Hurricanes
- Shannon Forest High School Crusaders
- Powdersville High School Patriots
- Greenville Road Warriors
sports performance enhancement
The Sports Performance Enhancement program is designed to help athletes of all levels reach their maximum potential. With two distinct programs, our experts create individual training regimens to either boost performance or help you recover from an injury or surgery.
Our support doesnt end after youre discharged from the hospital. To get you back in action, our Outpatient Rehabilitation program offers physical therapy that helps re-train your body and return you to full function. We offer a core strengthening program and can help identify areas of muscle imbalance both of which reduce the chance of future injuries. Learn more >>