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St Louis sports medicine specialists Ryan T. Pitts M.D. is fellowship trained in treating a wide range of sports injuries. Dr. Pitts is focused on delivering the highest-quality advanced clinical care for high school and college athletes as well as “weekend warriors”. In addition, as a specialist in sports medicine, Dr. Pitts is able take the lessons learned from treating athletes and apply them to the fast and safe recovery of patients of all ages and activity levels. Sports medicine is utilized to obtain rapid recovery to maximum function without unnecessary risk. Sports medicine Doctor Ryan T. Pitts employs a multidisciplinary approach to treating sports injuries, including those resulting from running and other exercise-related orthopedic conditions. St Louis sports medicine Dr. Ryan T. Pitts offers nonsurgical and surgical treatment, including minimally invasive procedures such as arthroscopy to aid in an athlete’s rapid recovery and return to mobility.

Common sports medicine procedures performed by Dr. Pitts:
• Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction (primary and revision or “re-do”)
• Meniscectomies (removal of damaged knee cartilage)
• Meniscus repairs (repair of damaged knee cartilage)
• Other knee ligament reconstruction and revision
• Rotator cuff repair
• Shoulder instability treatment (Shoulder dislocations)
• Acromioplasty (relieve pressure on rotator cuff) and removal of arthritis from the AC joint
• Arthroscopy of all major joints, including the knee, shoulder, hip, ankle, and elbow.

Specialized sports medicine and joint preservations procedures which Dr. Pitts provides:
• Cultured chondrocyte (cartilage cell) transplantation
• Osteochondral plug transplantation (OATS or mosaicplasty)
• Cartilage replacement
• Meniscal transplantation
• Osteotomy

St Louis Sports Medicine physician Dr. Ryan T. Pitts also provide experienced evaluations for exertional compartment syndrome (painful condition in the leg muscles) which may be related to running or other sports activities.

St Louis Sports medicine Doctor Ryan T Pitts M.D. works closely with physical therapists, athletic trainers, physiatrists and rehabilitation specialists to coordinate care and optimize athletic recovery. Rehabilitation, which includes range of motion and strengthening exercises, is a crucial aspect of both non-surgical and surgical care for patients and should be guided by a specialist trained in sports medicine as Dr. Pitts is. All rehabilitation is tailored to the type of injury and sports and activities to which a patient wishes return.

St Louis Sports Medicine specialist Dr. Ryan T. Pitts is a fellowship trained physician who shares a specific interest in Sports Medicine and sports-related injuries. He has provided Sports Medicine coverage to a wide range of athletic teams, from local high schools to colleges and professional athletes during his training and career as a St Louis sports medicine physician. If you have a sports related condition or injury call (314) 432-2323 to schedule an appointment and begin your road to recovery.

St Louis Sports Medicine Doctor Ryan T. Pitts
Office Hours:
Mon-Fri 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m
Office Location:
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
3009 N Ballas Rd #105b,
St Louis, MO 63131
Phone : 314-432-2323

After hours exchange:
(314) 388-6163

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