HealthLinks Charleston May/June 2022

www. Char l es tonPhys i c i ans . com | www.Hea l thL i nksChar l es ton . com | 41 BEST FITNESS CENTER If you are getting “whey” into developing a healthy lifestyle, jog over to MUSC Wellness Center in Charleston. It promotes wellness attitudes and practices to the community and offers a wide array of amenities to members, including a boxing studio and multipurpose gymnasium. BEST GASTROENTEROLOGIST Don’t leave yourself “gassing” how to treat gastrointestinal issues. See Dr. Derek Feussner of Palmetto Digestive Health Specialists. He specializes in inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, esophageal and stomach disorders and colorectal cancer. BEST GI DOCTOR Make finding the best your gut reaction. See Dr. Marc Noble of Charleston GI for great internal medicine and a sense of health you can easily stomach. BEST GI PRACTICE For stomach, intestinal and digestive matters, the medical team at Charleston GI strives to ensure the best overall gastroenterology experience, and our voters believe it is achieving its mission. BEST HEALTH EVENT The Annual Cooper River Bridge Run is a South Carolina favorite. The event brings runners from around the world to celebrate movement and promote health and wellness through education by telling participants to “get over it.” BEST HEALTH INSURANCE When you need to “insure” you have a plan that covers your medical needs and enables you to focus on being healthy, you need the best in health insurance. HealthLinks’ readers choose BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. BEST HEALTH RESTAURANT Fast doesn’t have to mean furiously bad for your body. Verde is serving up fast food that is satisfying and healthy. No matter how you choose to toss, chop or wrap it, you can enjoy fresh and bright ingredients from several locations across South Carolina. BEST HEARING CENTER You deserve the best to meet your hearing loss, hearing aid and tinnitus needs because you are “ear-replaceable!” Holy City Hearing offers free hearing tests and comprehensive hearing aid services to care for every individual it serves. WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO GO INTO YOUR SPECIALTY? “I was very active in lots of sports all the way through college. I also wanted to choose a profession that allowed me lots of family time and the opportunity to coach my kids in sports.” HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN BUSINESS OR BEEN WITH THE COMPANY? “I joined Carolina Foot & Ankle Specialists 20 years ago.” WHAT ARE YOU MOST PASSIONATE ABOUT OUTSIDE OF WORK? “I love to coach youth baseball, and I also enjoy barefoot running.” WHY DO YOU LIKE LIVING IN THE LOWCOUNTRY? “I love the beautiful weather and, of course, the great people.” WHERE ARE YOU FROM? TELL US ABOUT YOUR BACKGROUND. “I grew up in New York until I was 10. We then moved to Charleston, and I attended medical school and residency in South Florida.” WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU WERE A KID? “I dreamed of being a New York Yankee.” TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAMILY/HOME LIFE. “I have three amazing boys – ages 22, 21 and 16 – and the most amazing wife ever. She was my high school sweetheart. We met at 15 years old.” DR. ADAM BROWN , CAROLINA FOOT & ANKLE SPECIALISTS Best Sports Podiatry