Platelet injection into a knee speeds a pitcher’s recovery. By Corey Brock / MLB.com SAN DIEGO — When it comes to tolerance, it’s easy to gauge exactly where Sean Gallagher stands when it comes to needles. “I’m a big scaredy cat when it comes to needles,” said Gallagher, a Padres reliever who was the player to be named in the Scott Hairston deal with the Oakland A’s in July.
Sean Gallagher’s injury was concentrated to the knee, and his knee injury was treated by a platelet injection.
Multiple shoulder injuries are hard to play through, especially for sports enthusiasts who are used to being constantly on the move and active. David Apel had an appointment with Dr. Armin Tehrany after his mountain biking accident that resulted in multiple shoulder injuries. David had suffered an AC joint displacement, torn ligaments, a partially detached […]
Choosing the right orthopedic doctor can be a real challenge. Oftentimes, the choice is restricted by the insurance plan, making it even harder to find the professional who will carefully listen to patient’s needs and completely devote themselves to providing a successful treatment. Leila Gutierrez wasn’t completely satisfied with her first orthopedic doctor. Due to […]