East Cooper Sports Medicine 

Learn more about Sports Medicine or get a physician referral by calling (843) 416-6695.


Sports injuries are quite common and affect all types of individuals--from youth to adult, male or female, highly trained, professional athletes to recreational or weekend warriors. These injuries may be acute (tears, fractures, sprains) or chronic (tendonitis, arthritis) and may require specialized medical care--otherwise known as sports medicine.

East Cooper Sports Medicine specializes in both traumatic injuries and chronic problems caused by overuse. Our team focuses on injury prevention to keep you performing at your best.



Our team of sports medicine specialists has experience treating the full gamut of sports-related injuries including:

  • ACL/PCI/MCI/LCL tears
  • Achilles tendon ruptures
  • Ankle sprains, twists and fractures
  • Muscle strains
  • Articular cartilate injuries
  • Shoulder labral tears
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Shoulder dislocations
  • Meniscus tears. 


Our sports medicine specialists use the latest advanced technology available to diagnose and treat any type of sports injury.  Our specialists work with our experienced physical therapists to treat sports-related injuries in patients of all ages and skill levels. Our program is designed to keep you active, healthy and playing the sports you love.


Dr. David Geier 


Dr. David Geier is an orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He is the Medical Director of East Cooper Sports Medicine. He holds a board certification from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in Orthopaedic Surgery as well as a subspecialty certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.

He is currently serving as Chairman of the Public Relations committee for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Geier also serves on the outreach committee for the STOP Sports Injuries campaign, the publications committee for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Sports Medicine Evaluation committee for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the Medical Aspects of Sports committee for the South Carolina Medical Association.

Dr. Geier is actively involved with sports medicine journals and health publications. He is a member of the editorial board of the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine: An Open Access Journal for Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy and Knee Arthroplasty and Outpatient Surgery Magazine. He also is a principal reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine and a reviewer for Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach.

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