Dr. Noonan's expertise is focused on athletes who use their arms for throwing – baseball players as an example – and injuries to the shoulder, elbow, and knee. Click on the below tabs to learn more about his services.
Dr. Noonan is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in the treatment of injuries and conditions affecting the shoulder, elbow, and knee. His interest in sports led him to orthopedics and sports medicine. Today, his expertise is focused on athletes who use their arms for throwing – baseball players as an example – and injuries to the shoulder, elbow, and knee. Dr. Noonan’s patients include professional athletes, middle-aged weekend warriors, and even older non-athletes.
Arthroscopic surgery, also known as arthroscopy, is a surgical procedure to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint using a specialized instrument known as an arthroscope.
Orthobiologics are natural substances such as cells, tissue, blood components, and growth factors that are harnessed to aid in the treatment of orthopedic injuries or conditions.
Orthobiologics can be used to treat
Shoulder injuries in baseball players are usually associated with pitching. While this overhand throwing activity can produce great speed and distance for the ball, when performed repeatedly, can place a lot of stress on the shoulder.
The common baseball injuries include:
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Everyone at Steadman Hawkins was terrific, from the receptionist to Dr. Noonan. Very professional and friendly in every way.
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Noonan TJ, Best TM, Reddy AS, Garrett WE Jr.: Identification of a threshold for skeletal muscle injury. American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. San Diego, CA, 1992.
Ennever FK, TJ Noonan, and HS Rosenkranz: The predictivity of animal bioassays and short-term genotoxicity tests for carcinogenicity and non-carcinogenicity to humans. Mutagenesis 2(2): 73-78, 1987.
Noonan TJ, Garrett WE, Jr.: Muscle injury of the posterior leg, Foot and Ankle Clinics, 2(3): 457-473, 1997.
Reddy AS, Noonan TJ, and Reedy MK: Localization of the preferential site of muscle fiber rupture during a controlled strain injury,
Noonan TJ, Best TM, Seaber AV and Garrett WE Jr.: Thermal effects on skeletal muscle tensile behavior
Noonan TJ, Best TM, Seaber AV and Garrett WE Jr.: Identification of a threshold for skeletal muscle injury.