Dr Lee is Speaking on April 27th about PRP Treatment

Innovations in the Treatment of Soft Tissue Injuries: Platelet Rich Plasma and ASTYM

Friday, April 27, 2012
8:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Fiesta Resort
2100 S. Priest Drive, Tempe AZ 85252

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Speakers Include:
Anthony Lee, MD
Southwest Spine and Sports
Platelet Rich Plasma: Autologous Biological Solution for Treatment of Soft Tissue Trauma

Marissa Campbell, PT and
Heidi Beasley, PT, MOMT

Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers
ASTYM- Treatment of Soft Tissue Injuries: One-on-One Demonstration

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