Dr. Jeffrey M. Conrad, sports medicine doctor at The Orthopaedic Group, P.C., is performing PRP therapy, an alternative treatment like that used to get professional athletes Kobe Bryant and Alex Rodriguez back in the game, to help local patients suffering from tendon injuries.
After suffering what could have been a career-ending knee injury, local softball star, Burgandie Rabe, regained movement and returned to the softball diamond following an anatomic ACL procedure. Otherwise known as an ACL or Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction, this innovative procedure reestablishes the ligament in a more anatomical way than other treatment options.
Preventing overuse injuries in young athletes is a hot topic among orthopaedists right now, including The Orthopaedic Group, P.C.‘s sports medicine doctor, Stephen B. Cope, M.D. Injuries in young athletes are on the rise and can be attributed to year-round activity in sports.