RALEIGH, NC, March 14, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Dr. Mark Galland, a physician at Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina (OSNC) (http://www.orthonc.com/galland.html), has announced that he travelled to Goodyear, Ariz., to work with the Cleveland Indian's Major League Baseball team and its prospects during the team's spring training camp Tuesday, Feb. 26 to Wednesday, March 6. While in Arizona, Galland completed a week of examinations and treatment, and provided support to the medical and training staff to the benefit of the organization's players. He addressed the health status of the prospects, ranging from ages 18 and older, and provided treatment recommendations regarding the players' injuries.
Galland regularly works with baseball pitchers and position players at all levels of the game. He serves as the orthopaedic consultant to the Carolina Mudcats, High-A Affiliate of the Cleveland Indians Major League Baseball team, and to several area college and high school athletic programs, treating youth and amateur players around the Triangle. This year was Galland's third trip to the Cleveland Indians spring training camp.
The Cleveland Indians began preseason play Feb. 22 against the Cincinnati Reds at Goodyear Ballpark in Goodyear, Arizona.
"I am honored to once again have taken part in spring training with the Cleveland Indians," said Galland. "I thoroughly enjoyed serving the organization and helping prepare players for the regular season so that they are at full strength and in good health by opening day."
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ABOUT DR. MARK GALLAND:
Dr. Mark Galland is an orthopaedic surgeon, sports medicine specialist and physician at Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina. Galland received his medical degree from Tulane University's School of Medicine and completed his residency in the university's Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He began his career in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine while serving in the United States Navy at a naval hospital at Camp Lejeune, N.C. There, he served as chief of orthopaedic surgery and was the recipient of numerous awards for both leadership and excellence in treating injuries common to sailors and marines. Since beginning with Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina, Galland has continued to treat injured athletes. He currently serves as a team physician and orthopaedic consultant to the Carolina Mudcats, the High-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians Major League Baseball team, and as medical director and orthopaedic consultant to the Louisburg College athletic program. He also serves as the team physician and orthopaedic consultant to several local high schools, as well as on the board of directors for the Trentini Foundation, a nonprofit scholarship organization. For more information, visit http://www.orthonc.com or http://drmarkgalland.com.
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