Extended version of the is isnumber() native function in T-SQL.

CREATE FUNCTION dbo.isReallyNumeric
(
    @num VARCHAR(64)
)
RETURNS BIT
BEGIN
    IF LEFT(@num, 1) = '-'
        SET @num = SUBSTRING(@num, 2, LEN(@num))

    DECLARE @pos TINYINT

    SET @pos = 1 + LEN(@num) - CHARINDEX('.', REVERSE(@num))

    RETURN CASE
    WHEN PATINDEX('%[^0-9.-]%', @num) = 0
        AND @num NOT IN ('.', '-', '+', '^')
        AND LEN(@num)>0
        AND @num NOT LIKE '%-%'
        AND
        (
            ((@pos = LEN(@num)+1)
            OR @pos = CHARINDEX('.', @num))
        )
    THEN
        1
    ELSE
    0
    END
END

GO