Raleigh, NC, July 20, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Dr. Mark Galland, a physician at Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina (OSNC) (http://www.orthonc.com/galland.html), has announced the release of a podcast on Tommy John elbow ligament reconstruction, a frequently-discussed topic in the sports world. In the podcast, Galland discusses the type of injury that requires Tommy John elbow ligament reconstruction, what type of athletes typically undergo the surgery, how the surgery works and what to expect during the recovery process. Dr. Galland serves as the team physician and orthopaedic consultant to the Carolina Mudcats, 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://drmarkgalland.com/?p=187&preview=true
“Tommy John Elbow ligament reconstruction is a common procedure that athletes undergo, particularly throwing athletes,” said Galland. “We want to make information about this surgery easier to obtain, so that more people are aware of how it works and can take advantage of the procedure.
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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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