Show: Ask Dr. DeSilva
Dr. David Wang
Want to Avoid Surgery?
Each year, millions of people suffering from an injury or disabled with a chronic pain condition, consider undergoing surgery to find relief. While there is a time and a place for surgical intervention, there are also novel treatments available such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy that can help individuals avoid surgery by maximizing their healing potential. Dr. David Wang, an expert in PRP therapy joins the show.
Board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dr. Wang joined The Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine in McLean, Virginia in January 2011. Prior to this, Dr. Wang established practices at two Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals -- Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Newton Wellesley Hospital. He also served as an instructor at Harvard Medical School. His special interests include musculoskeletal and sports medicine, non-surgical spine care, prolotherapy, platelet-rich plasma therapy, diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound, osteopathic manual medicine, and medical acupuncture.
Dr. Derrick DeSilva