Tad P. DeWald, MD
St. George's University, St. George's, Grenada
Non-Surgical Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
As a fellowship-trained Sports Medicine physician, Dr. DeWald has experience in both traditional and the most advanced microinvasive techniques for treatment of orthopedic conditions including the shoulder, elbow, wrist/hand, hip, knee and ankle/foot. He has used orthobiologics and regenerative medicine procedures, including platelet-rich plasma (PRP), prolotherapy, bone marrow, and micronized lipoaspiration to treat patients for the last 10 years. Dr. DeWald regularly teaches these techniques to international audiences at The Orthobiologic Institute, Regenerative Medicine Training Institute and Boston BioLife. All injections are done under ultrasound guidance to provide clinical accuracy. Microinvasive procedures include treatment of arthritis and chronic tendinopathies, carpal tunnel and other nerve hydrodissections, calcific rotator cuff lavage, trigger finger injections, frozen shoulder hydrodialation, trigger point injections, etc. He works closely with physical and occupational therapists, athletic trainers, and other health-related disciplines in order to assist patients in their recovery process from injuries and chronic conditions. His primary aim is to maximize healing and minimize recovery time, allowing for rapid return to sport, work and daily activities. He is an orthopedic consultant for University of Arizona, Tucson Roadrunners and multiple local high schools. Dr. DeWald has previously worked with the Birmingham Barons, University of Alabama, SEC baseball, American Athletic Conference Championships, Wayne State University, Samford University, West Alabama University, Madonna University, Birmingham Southern University, and for various high schools, MMA/boxing events and marathon/cycling/triathlon racing events.
Residency – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Fellowship – Sports Medicine - American Sports Medicine Institute, Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, Birmingham, AL
Affiliation – Faculty on The Orthobiologic Institute and Regenerative Medicine Training Institute
Community Involvement – Tucson Roadrunners (AHL)(Team Physician)
Sabino High School (Team Physician)
We are now offering telehealth visits to aid in the comprehensive care for TOI patients. These visits can be scheduled through the Medical Assistant or by using the Appointment Scheduling link.
I would like to take the time to express my thanks to Dr. Tad P. Dewald and staff for the excellent service provided to me for treatment. My appointment was provided in less tan a week. All staff were excellent and I would recommend Dr. Dewald to anyone with knee problems.
I had continuous hip pain and decided to finally be seen by a doctor. I was given the option of receiving a cortisone shot to help with the pain so I decided to take it. The injection was not painful at all and it worked right away. I even played my game that same day with no pain.
I was having pain in my piriformis muscle for quite sometime and have had dry needling done and it was extremely painful and did not provide much relief. I saw Dr. DeWald and he was so caring and professional, explained everything to me, and the injection did not hurt at all. I got almost immediate relief that is still ongoing.... Read More
I had constant pain in my right knee which is bone on bone from arthritis and cartilage tears. 3 Aleve a day was not helping. 6 months after treatment, I have no pain unless I do something significant. Its not like a 20 year old knee, but it is functionally way better than it was a year ago, and I... Read More
My experience was excellent, he answered all of my questions and explained things very thoroughly. The pain reduction was not instant but it continues to decrease each day, as was explained by the doctor. I am very pleased with my experience with my stem cell treatment with Dr. DeWald.
William P., Tucson
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