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The latest in important updates in the sports medicine field. I hope to bring you pertinent research that might be informational to you.

Platelet Rich Plasma ( PRP)

We have been using PRP in sports medicine for a few years. now.  Much debate still continues about it’s effectiveness. It is a treatment that has very little downsids.   It involves taking the patient’s own blood and using centrifuge techniques to separate the platelet elements and plasma.  This separated fraction is felt to have […]

Pediatric ACL Surgery

It is frequently common that I see pediatric ACL patients. It is much more common now probably because younger patients are participating at higher levels of sports. We don’t like to see 11 and 12 year olds with acute ACL injuries, but it happens. What is different about the pediatric ACL injury is the presence […]