The UCL repair surgery using an internal brace is an exciting new procedure that is gaining popularity in baseball players and overhead athletes needing Tommy John surgery.
This new procedure allows for a faster rehabilitation timeline and return to sport, and so far has had great outcomes.
In this episode of The Sports PT Podcast, I’m joined by one of the pioneers of this procedure, Dr. Jeff Dugas. We talk about the history, procedure, and outcomes to date.
Jeffrey R. Dugas, MD, is an Orthopaedic Surgeon at Andrew’s Sport Medicine and Orthopaedic Center. He treats all types of orthopaedic sports injuries, including injuries of the shoulder, elbow and knee. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery and the sub-specialty of sports medicine.