Our team at Elite Healthcare Physical Medicine
Dr. Todd Brown

Dr. Todd Brown

Doctor of Chiropractic

Dr. Todd J. Brown graduated with high honors from Life University College of Chiropractic in Marietta, Georgia. He is dedicated to improving the lives of others by educating the public on the tremendous benefits of chiropractic care.

Dr. Brown began his college career at The Ohio State University where he received a degree in International Business all the while realizing that he had a passion for helping people. He attended Life University College of Chiropractic in Marietta, Georgia which completed a total of 9 years of undergraduate and chiropractic/medical training. During his studies, he discovered the benefits of true health and drug-free living. After graduating from Life University, he went to work with his mentor Dr. Joseph Gambardella and childhood friend Dr. Benjamin Erb at Advanced Medical and Rehab of Miami for 8 years.  He has successfully treated patients with neck pain, shoulder pain, vertigo, lower back pain, migraine headaches, auto accident injuries and many more ailments of the body. While working at Advanced Medical and Rehab of Miami, Dr. Brown also worked with the FIU women’s sand and indoor volleyball teams, the Miami/ Dade Fire and Police Department and several professional athletes.  Dr. Brown believes in prevention and wellness, not just the treatment of disease. He feels that everyone has the potential to live healthier, pain-free lives, without the need for drugs or surgery.

Dr. Brown is an active member of The American Chiropractic Association, The Florida Chiropractic Association, and the Volunteer Doctors of America, which is a non-profit organization that has educated thousands of people on health and wellness by providing free health screenings for those in need. Currently Dr. Brown, who treats a variety of sports injuries and health related conditions for the Mount Pleasant community.

Dr. Brown, originally from Wapakoneta, Ohio, lives locally in the Mount Pleasant area with his wife Deana, daughter Sophia and their Cocker Spaniel PJ.  He enjoys spending his free time playing sports, fishing, scuba diving, running, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Todd Brown

Dr. Tim Osbon

Medical Director

A Sandlapper from Day One, I was born in the upstate of South Carolina and was fortunate to grow up at the foot of the mountains in Greenville County, enjoying an idyllic childhood exploring the creeks, mountains, and
forests that blanket our state. I attended Blue Ridge High School and then matriculated at Wofford College and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. I somehow found myself in the ROTC program after attending Airborne School at Fort Benning, Georgia and became a paratrooper. For the next four years, I was on active duty and was stationed as a Medical Service Corps officer at the military medical school in Bethesda, Maryland. Finding myself with time and restless intellectual energy, I enrolled in the graduate program at The Johns Hopkins University and received a Master’s degree in biotechnology and genetics in 1998. I realized that I should either pursue a Ph.D. in genetics or apply to medical school and ultimately chose the latter and found myself back in the state at the Medical University of South Carolina. I chose emergency medicine as my specialty and went on to train in residency at Palmetto Health Richland in Columbia.

I founded Oasis Hyperbarics in 2007 and opened a hyperbaric oxygen facility in early 2008 and merged with East Cooper Medical Center two years later to bring into one place everything we would need for
state-of-the-art wound care. Now, as the Comprehensive Wound Center, it is a thriving practice that provides world-class wound care to the great people of Mount Pleasant. I continue to practice emergency medicine at Summerville and Trident Medical Centers.

In early 2016, I joined forces with Dr. Todd Brown, as he launched Elite Healthcare Physical Medicine in Mount Pleasant SC, I’m in charge of directing and overseeing our patient’s medical care with my PA Darcie Ilg.

I am immensely blessed to live in the Low Country where my family and I avidly enjoy the maritime traditions of sailing, fishing, and shrimping that characterize this beautiful part of the planet as well as the rich
cultural and historical resources for which Charleston is known.

Darcie Ilg

Darcie Ilg

Physician Assistant

Darcie’s passion for health and human performance led her to the College of Charleston to study Exercise Science. There she graduated with honors and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree. She then went on to attend Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio and earned a Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies.

Darcie’s interest in active, healthy living has been life-long. She believes that physical health is pivotal to all aspects of health. Darcie
teaches that in improving a person’s physical well-being, one can greatly improve their overall quality of life.

Darcie has practiced yoga for years and loves any form of exercise. To be able to help others improve their physical performance and return to a more active lifestyle brings her joy.

Kayla Penick

Kayla Penick

Massage Therapist

Education: Southeastern Institute for Massage Therapy
University of Phoenix, Associates in Human Services Management
Specializations: Neuromuscular and Deep Tissue Massage
Achievements: Deans List throughout schooling
Affiliations: AMTA (American Massage Therapy Association)
Hobbies: Reading, Making Jewelry, Anything The Walking Dead, and Attempting to Cook.
Additional Information: I moved to Charleston from Youngstown, OH six years ago. We relocated because my boyfriend got a job at Wild Dunes on IOP. I spent 6 years working for a non-profit Domestic Violence Shelter in Ohio before becoming interested in Massage Therapy. My stepfather has always suffered from low back, neck and should pain. After seeing a chiropractor for a while he was referred to a massage therapist. I witnessed a transformation in him and was inspired. I decided I wanted to be able to help people in the same way. I soon enrolled at Southeastern Institute in North Charleston. I picked SEI because of their focus on Neuromuscular techniques. I wanted to obtain as many skills as possible in order to help people in the best way.

I truly enjoy getting to know our patients and look forward to meeting you soon!

Tina Hammond

Massage Therapist

Hi, my name is Tina Hammond. Originally I am from upstate New York but made the wonderful move here eighteen years ago.  My background is in Special Education and I share that passion with my son who has special needs.  In 2006 I made a career change to the very rewarding art of Massage Therapy.  I specialize in Sports Massage, Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular Therapy, Trigger Point Therapy, Reflexology and general relaxation. Massage Therapy allows me to enjoy working and helping others achieve pain relief, correct and heal muscular issues, and achieve overall wellness.

In my spare time, I enjoy working out, swimming, reading, site-seeing. My one guilty pleasure is watching and reading anything about vampires and ghosts.

Charity Rupp

Massage Therapist

Charity graduated in 2009 from Southeastern Institute in Charleston, SC, worked part-time for years and has just recently started practicing massage full-time.

Her passion is for learning and combining different massage modalities. Charity combines elements of Swedish relaxation and modern therapeutic techniques for a unique massage treatment. She believes that massage is a great way to enhance your overall well-being, feel your best, and welcomes new and familiar clients. Charity loves her career as a massage therapist and considers massage to be a very important part of maintaining good health.

Charity is originally from Dallas, TX, spent time in New Mexico, and has lived in Charleston for 14 years. Recently married, Charity loves spending time with her husband, Chris, and sons Ayden and Christopher.