MRI performed in Badia Hand to Shoulder Center demonstrated mild thickening of the ulnar collateral ligament. This happens when the ligament is sort of starting to detach itself.
We treated Ben with a CTM injection after he expressed pain when pitching during baseball practice. The MRI revealed an injury to the ulnar collateral ligament,” explained Dr. Badia
After the CTM
A few months after the CTM (growth factors) injection, Ben’s team scores more in one game than in the last 3 seasons! He was able to play with his team and felt no pain.
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