Practice announces in-house Physical Therapist, Neurologist, and Chiropractor; Launches New Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatments
Las Vegas, Nev. – ProAm Sports Medicine, (formerly Athlete Advantage Medical), a leading medical provider for professional, amateur and recreational athletes as well as corporate clients, recently expanded its team of medical experts and services. Led by directing physicians Dr. Nick Sadeghi MD, and Dr. Jeff Davidson MD, ProAm recently hired a Neurologist, Physical Therapist, and Chiropractor to offer a full-service roster of injury treatment, sports medicine, and performance improvement options.
“By expanding our medical team, ProAm is now one of the most comprehensive and dynamic injury treatment and sports medicine facilities in Las Vegas focused on treating athletes of all abilities as well as workers comp related injuries,” said CEO and founder, James Murphy. “We offer complete coverage from evaluation, treatment of the injury, rehabilitation, to recovery and performance improvement in order to get athletes and employees back to 100% as quickly as possible.”
Dr. Joseph Indrieri PT, head of physical therapy at ProAm, is a certified physical therapist and Osteopractor with over 20 years of personal and clinical experience. He is an evidence-based practitioner versed in osteopathic manipulation of the spine and other unique modalities who believes in a holistic approach to treatment. Having experience in combat and aggressive contact sports, Dr. Indrieri developed a strong interest in treating head injuries and has become a leader in the field of head injury and post-concussion syndrome in the rehabilitation setting.
Dr. Kristine Lukens, DC, is a Nevada Licensed Chiropractic Physician and sports massage therapist who brings with her over 34 years of personal and clinical experience, as well as her own established Las Vegas practice to help facilitate the growth of ProAm Sports Medicine. Dr. Lukens helps patients with chronic pain, athletic performance enhancement, rehabilitation, and career longevity.
Neurologist Dr. Hooshang Sadeghi MD, is the head of ProAm’s neurological and concussion evaluation department, working in coordination with Dr. Joe Indrieri to provide head injury treatment options and active concussion rehabilitation.
ProAm Sports Medicine now offers a complete line of medical and health services including:
Non-surgical injectable injury treatments: X-ray and imaging, platelet rich therapy (PRP), stem cell treatment and steroid injections that help treat joint, tendon, muscle and ligament injuries as well as other degenerative conditions associated with sports injuries.
Surgical injury treatment: The practice specializes in shoulder, knee, hip, elbow and ankle surgery. The practice also offers Tenex tendon procedures that involve removing damaged areas including inflammatory fluid and scar tissue from the damaged tendon, typically taking only 10 to 15 minutes to complete.
Chiropractic care: Adjustment manipulations, cupping, Graston therapy, Arthrostim, ultrasounds and rocktape treatments are provided by Dr. Lukens, who works in coordination with other ProAm physicians to determine the best treatment solutions specific to each injury.
Physical therapy: Dr. Indrieri, head of physical therapy at ProAm, provides patients with physical therapy and rehabilitation treatments including dry needling, joint mobilization, manual stretching, postural training, therapeutic exercise, electric stimulation, massage therapy, muscle energy techniques and neuro re-education.
Health and performance care: ProAm offers injury prevention and performance improvement programs designed with an emphasis on recovery and strength and conditioning. These resources include a hyperbaric chamber, IV therapy, deep tissue massage, and specific training programs tailored for each patient by experienced exercise physiologists.
Concussion evaluation and treatment: Through extensive experience in providing medical treatment and care to the combat sports community, ProAm offers top-level neurological evaluations and treatment for athletes experiencing head injuries and concussion symptoms led by neurologist Dr. Hooshang Sadeghi.
ProAm is the world’s largest provider of pre-competition state required medical exams and clearances through their extensive nationwide medical treatment and services network. The practice serves as one point of contact for combat sport athletes and fight promotions to schedule and complete all state-required medicals and medical suspension clearances. ProAm works with clients such as UFC, Top Rank and Premier Boxing Champions.
With an all-encompassing team of medical experts, ProAm has revolutionized the injury treatment process with Expedited Injury Treatment by consolidating evaluations, referrals and office visits to dramatically reduce the time it takes to receive appropriate care and ensure patients do not “fall through the cracks” of the often complicated and disjointed medical and insurance process. Through ProAm's automated website and telemedicine component, patients are able to begin the scheduling and treatment evaluation process immediately.
ProAm Sports Medicine (formerly Athlete Advantage Medical) is a leading medical provider for professional, amateur and recreational athletes. ProAm provides world-class medical care including COVID-19 event testing, pre-fight medical exams for combat sport athletes, expedited injury treatment, physical therapy, and improved performance resources at their state-of-the-art medical practice and training facility.
The practice, whose motto is “Championship Medical Treatment for ALL,” provides patients and athletes of all levels with top-of-the-line medical treatment and services from an exclusive network of dedicated medical providers and resources both locally and nationwide, through a ground-breaking process that accelerates injury treatment and eliminates delays, getting patients back to their full potential as quickly as possible. Most medical insurance policies accepted.