Sports Medicine

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 treat all types of sports-related injuries, even injuries that don't occur from playing a sport.  
Whether you’re an elite professional, college-level athlete, recreational athlete, or  young person playing  team sports,  we take your unique situation into account and develop a care plan to help you reach your goals.

Sports Medicine Physicians and Certified Athletic Trainers

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. This team approach means that each component of your recovery is managed by a professional who specializes in that area.

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 you’re 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.

675-HURT Hotline

The 675-HURT hotline is St. Francis Sports Medicines 24/7 concierge service for sports injury care. When you experience a sports injury, calling 864-675-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.

Team Services

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
  • Easley High School in partnership with Dosher Physical Therapy
  • Greenville Swamp Rabbits Hockey

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.

Rehabilitation Services

Our support doesn’t end after you’re 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.