Trauma is defined as a sudden incident causing physical injury. It is a broad term describing all types of injuries affecting the muscles, tendons, ligaments, joints, nerves, blood vessels, or bones that most commonly occur during sports, exercise, or any other physical activity.
Sports Medicine, also known as sports and exercise medicine (SEM), is a branch of medicine that deals with the treatment and prevention of sports and exercise-related injuries and improving fitness and performance.
Our blood consists of a liquid component known as plasma. It also consists of three main solid components which include the red blood cells (RBCs), white blood cells (WBCs), and platelets.
Dr. Peterson is a Board-certified orthopedic surgeon in practice since 1996. He trained at the University of Washington School of Medicine, the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine for orthopedic residency, and the Hospital for Special Surgery for their Sports Medicine and Shoulder Fellowship program. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, and a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Dr. Peterson has also served as the President and Chairman of Proliance Surgeons since 2014, and as interim CEO from 2017 to 2019, while maintaining a full-time orthopedic practice.
How can I thank you? Not just for your professional skills but for the thought and concern you displayed while treating me.
Sports Medicine with an Emphasis on Arthroscopic Procedures
Arthroscopic surgery, also known as arthroscopy, is a surgical procedure to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint using a specialized instrument known as an arthroscope.
Am I a Candidate for Joint Replacement Surgery?
Joint replacement surgery can help relieve pain and allow most people to return to their normal daily activities. To help your doctor decide if joint replacement surgery is ideal for you, please answer the following questions.
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