RALEIGH, NC, October 24, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Dr. Mark Galland, a physician at Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina (www.orthonc.com/galland.html), has announced the release of a podcast discussing platelet rich plasma therapy, a minimally invasive, non-operative method of treating common overuse in chronic musculoskeletal injuries. In the podcast, Galland discusses what the therapy treatment entails, what types of injuries it treats, candidates for the therapy and the recovery process after the treatment. Galland serves as the team physician and orthopaedic consultant to the Carolina Mudcats, the advanced A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, as medical director and orthopaedic consultant to the Louisburg College athletic program, and as the team physician and orthopaedic consultant to several local high schools. The podcast can be found at: http://bit.ly/QBAzzV.
"It is important for people, especially athletes, to be aware of platelet rich plasma therapy and what it can do for treating an injury," said Galland. "It is an alternative, non-surgical treatment for athletes and non-athletes to improve joint and tendon injuries that could affect their daily lives."
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 advanced A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, 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.
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