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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.

  • Apr 15, 2024

    Arthrex’s game-changing solution for one of the most common elbow injuries in athletes of all ages and levels of play continues to make headlines with a recent story in Medscape Medical News.

    The WebMD-owned news outlet highlighted the Arthrex UCL repair with the InternalBrace™ system in a March article, calling it “the suture of the future.”

    Arthrex Senior Product Manager Allen Holowecky shared insight with Medscape on why UCL InternalBrace is an innovative alternative to Tommy John surgery.

  • Apr 9, 2024

    Arthrex is proud to see Notre Dame quarterback Riley Leonard back in action after enduring multiple injuries last season, including a high ankle sprain. Leonard had surgery to repair his ankle using the Arthrex Syndesmosis TightRope® XP implant system.

    “Physically this is the best my ankle has felt in about six months now, so we’re finally kind of over that hump,” Leonard said during the team’s spring practice press conference.

    Learn more about Arthrex’s minimally invasive solution for treating high ankle sprains on and read about Leonard’s recovery and “upbeat prognosis” on NDInsider.