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May 4, 2024
Golf Channel

PGA Tour legend Bernhard Langer has officially returned to play, teeing off in the Insperity Invitational Tournament with the help of Arthrex innovation.

As he mentioned in an interview with the Golf Channel, the pro golfer drew inspiration from and connected with NFL star Aaron Rodgers, who underwent the same procedure to repair his torn Achilles in September 2023.

Chris Hodgkins, MD, treated Bernhard’s Achilles rupture using the PARS Achilles Midsubstance SpeedBridge™ repair.

Apr 19, 2024
PGA Tour

Arthrex innovation for Achilles repair is helping PGA Champions Tour legend Bernhard Langer get back on the golf course. The decorated champion is preparing for the PGA Champions tour after Chris Hodgkins, MD, fixed Langer’s torn Achilles using the Arthrex PARS Achilles Midsubstance SpeedBridge™ repair. The 66-year old golfer was inspired by NFL star Aaron Rodgers’ speedy recovery from the same procedure utilizing SpeedBridge, saying “that encouraged me that I may be able to do something similar.” “My goal was always to be the best that I could be,” said Bernhard Langer.

Apr 18, 2024
Sports Illustrated

The Arthrex UCL InternalBrace™ system is making headlines, including in Sports Illustrated, after the Atlanta Braves announced star pitcher Spencer Strider underwent the procedure to repair his right elbow.

Keith Meister, MD, performed the surgery on the Braves ace utilizing this innovative technique.

Thank you to for detailing how the UCL InternalBrace procedure can “help mitigate future damage to the joint” compared to traditional Tommy John surgery.

Read more information on how this innovative repair technique is helping athletes recover from injury.

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