PRP Treatment and Causes of UCL Injuries
By Dr. Marc Richard
Dr. Marc Richard, Orthopedic Surgeon at Duke University and USA Baseball Sport Development Contributor, answers a pair of viewer mailbag questions by expanding on the effectiveness of Platelet-rich Plasma Treatment and some common biomechanical causes of UCL injuries. To have your questions answered by Dr. Richard, submit them using #USABMailbag on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.
Marc Richard, MD, is a contributor to the USA Baseball Sport Development Blog, and is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University, specializing in elbow, wrist and hand injuries. Dr. Richard’s research evaluates the clinical outcomes of fractures of the upper extremity, with a particular interest in wrist and elbow fractures and improving ways to treat elbow arthritis in young patients. He also has a clinical and research interest in adolescent elbow throwing injuries.