Dr. Ryan Pflugner

Sports Medicine
Birmingham, NM
14 years experience male

Locations

Office

Birmingham, AL

Address

52 Medical Park East Drive, Birmingham, AL
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Sports Medicine

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45 Agrees
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Pflugner
14 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes....Maybe: It depends on how old the tear is and the quality of the muscle(fatty infiltration).
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Pflugner
14 years experience Sports Medicine
Long recovery: If your surgery is done only with a scope(labral repair) or if done with a full incision the recovery involves giving the repair time to heal followed ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Pflugner
14 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends: The first treatment typically is physical therapy for chronic injuries depending on what was injuries. If you have intact ligaments then i would start ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pflugner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Pflugner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for your input. I think it is the most helpful and realistic. I have a fibular fx now but previously had subluxation during tennis. Heal time is 3-4 or 6-8 ...Read More
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This saved my life. Thank You! Awesome my knee is stable I'll just keep doing the rehab exercises! Thank you so much!
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Thanks for your quick reply! Any guess of where pain is coming from? Is it kidney? Thank u.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Alabama School of Medicine, AL
Graduated 2006MD
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