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Ultrasound…Its not just for pregnant women anymore!

When most people hear sonogram or ultrasound, they think someone's having a baby.  But recent advances in ultrasound technology have led to its expanded use in orthopaedics, especially sports medicine. Ultrasound (US) can be used for both diagnosis and treatment.  Almost all soft tissue problems can be imaged with ultrasound.  Ultrasound exams can be performed quickly in the office and in the right hands, can be nearly as informative as other imaging tests.  Surgeons and radiologists trained in the use… [more]

By Frank Alberta

PRP Helps Throwing Athletes with Partial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tears

Interesting news for the use of Platelet Rich Plasma, a new injectable, non-surgical technique to stimulate healing of chronic soft-tissue injuries of the knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle joints. A new study presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 2012 conference reported 94% of pitchers who underwent platelet rich plasma injections for partial ulnar collateral ligament tears in the elbow returned to play without surgery. The ulna collateral ligament provides elbow stability during throwing and can sometimes result… [more]

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Frank G. Alberta, M.D.

Dr. Frank G. Alberta is a mainstay of the orthopaedic community here in North Jersey. With over 15 years of experience in shoulder/elbow/knee surgery, he’s a leader in the field—one who is regularly recognized as a Top Doc by respected publications in New York and New Jersey. He doesn’t simply treat patients, he rebuilds lives. And now we’re proud to welcome him to the expert team at Rothman Orthopaedics.

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