Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians offers baseball players and other dedicated athletes with Tommy John Surgery as an option to repair torn ligaments in the elbow. This injury, a torn or damaged ulnar collateral ligament (UCL), commonly affects pitchers in baseball. This procedure was named after Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Tommy John. Over half of Tommy John’s career wins came after his surgery.
OrthoBiologics in Sports Medicine
At Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians, we give patients the unique option of using biologics to treat their sports-related injuries and conditions. With our passion to stay at the forefront of his field, our orthopedic surgeons carry a special interest in using biologic treatments in sports medicine. Biologics uses natural products that are harvested and used to augment a medical process and/or the biology of healing. This emerging and evolving technology of growth factors, cell therapy and tissue therapy offers profound benefits for repairing and restoring the body’s joints.
OrthoBiologics As Surgery Adjunct
Our Atlanta practice proudly offers the industry’s most advanced biologic solutions. We may use biologics in early intervention treatments, including osteoarthritis, cartilage repair and joint preservation. However, we frequently use biologics as a surgery adjunct. These simple procedures that facilitate your recovery and ensure you retain long-term relief from your joint pain. Ortho Sport & Spine offers the following biologic treatments:
- A2M (Alpha 2 Macro Globulin) Intra-Articular Treatment
- Chrondral (Cartilage) Repair
- Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Intra-Articular Treatment
- Stem Cell Intra-Articular Treatment
- Viscosupplementation Intra-Articular Treatment
At Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians, you can trust that we use biologic treatment methods that are safe and appropriate for your specific condition. From plasma injections to grafting procedures, biologics can be an excellent solution for young athletes or active adults who suffer from cartilage damage or other joint malfunction.
To learn more about our biologic treatment options at Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians in Atlanta, please contact our office today to schedule a consultation with one of our respected sports medicine physicians.