Robin West, MD, can still recall one of her first patients. The youth athlete had torn a ligament in his knee. “He and his dad wanted to know how soon he could get back to the football playoffs,” recalled West, an orthopedic surgeon and fellowship-trained sports medicine specialist, and the Chair of Inova Sports Medicine.…

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Robin West, MD, is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery and orthopaedic sports medicine. She is Chairman of Inova Sports Medicine, Lead Team Physician for the Washington Nationals and Head Team Physician for the Washington Redskins.   Baseball fans across the country marked opening day (March 29) on their calendars. Behind the scenes, as Lead Team Physician…

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Dr. Robin West

Robin V. West, MD is the medical director of the Inova Sports Medicine Institute and is board certified in Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. West will be blogging on current topics and best practices in sports injury prevention and treatment. ============================ You may have heard of Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP treatment. Does it deliver on…

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Dr. Robin West

Robin West, MD is the Director of Sports Medicine at Inova. Dr. West will be blogging on current topics and best practices in sports injury prevention and treatment. ============================  Prevention Training is an important and cost-effective measure to help reduce the financial and physical costs experienced by athletes with ACL injuries. An ACL injury is one of…

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