Dr. Jeffrey Dugas was a guest on WJOX 94.5 FM’s The Round Table Show on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. Dr. Dugas shared tips on how to prepare young athletes arms for baseball season with Cole Cubelic, Landrum Roberts and Aaron Suttles.
Written by Alec Lewis
In August 2018, right-handed pitcher Jesse Hahn hopped in his car and drove across Missouri, from Kansas City to the St. Louis area. It was morning when the journey began; the sun was shining, and the interstate was relatively empty. On his mind was the next morning’s appointment with well-known orthopedic surgeon Dr. George Paletta, whose diagnosis had the potential to change Hahn’s baseball life.
The Kansas City Royals had scheduled the appointment for Hahn after months...
Dr. Jeffrey Dugas was a guest on WJOX 94.5 FM’s 3 Man Front Show on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Dr. Dugas discussed the youth baseball injuries epidemic and tips for parents and kids - with Cole Cubelic, Landrum Roberts and Aaron Suttles.
Sporting Kid Live
Written by Greg Bach
It’s become an all-too-common – and alarming – sight in the office of renowned orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Dugas of the famed Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Ala: talented teen baseball pitchers facing surgery from overuse.
Thanks to reporter, Ray Glier, for writing this article about the great research and work being done by our research & education partner, the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI). The story published online Tuesday, February 12.
Written by Ray Glier
When you pay to see a baseball game, you’re paying for action. Or at least you were. Baseball fans love the crack of the bat, the acrobatic catches, the bang-bang plays at first base and slide-and-tag plays at second.
The NBC series, “The Champion Within" features the powerful and inspiring stories of successful athletes who exemplify what it really means to be a champion. Hosted by Lauren Thompson of Golf Channel’s "Morning Drive," "The Champion Within" introduces audiences to professional and amateur athletes who have overcome obstacles to ultimately achieve transcendent moments in the world of sports.
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - How a camera that sees like a shrimp could save baseball pitchers months of recovery time
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Written by Christie L.C. Ellis
ST. LOUIS • Could a shrimp hold the secret to keeping Cardinals pitchers healthy? With the help of Washington University researchers, the answer might be yes.
Andrew Nuss goes through the motions as he stands on the pitcher’s mound in the same public park where he started playing baseball when he was five years old.
Over the years, he’s developed quite a fastball—reaching speeds of 87 miles an hour.
Andrew, who’s 18 now, hopes to play Major League Baseball. That’s why he had Tommy John surgery last May to replace the torn ligament in his elbow.
On June 21, 2017, Becker's Orthopaedic Review published a list of sports medicine surgeons across the United States who perform ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction.
Thank you to The Dan Patrick Show for providing Dr. James Andrews the platform to share this very important message!