BRADENTON, Fla., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From the operating room to the gridiron, Coastal Orthopedics' Daniel S. Lamar, M.D., is providing his medical expertise during the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine – a weeklong camp where over three hundred of the best college football players will be evaluated for eligibility for the upcoming NFL Draft.
While Tampa Bay Buccaneers' scouts have no trouble analyzing the performance of prospects, they look to Dr. Lamar for his medical point of view. As a team physician for the Bucs, Dr. Lamar is giving his medical perspective on their ability, which effectively plays a vital role in prospective prospects NFL future. Players will undergo a medical history review, imaging studies and a physical examination.
"It's essential to assess the athletic potential of these young athletes," said Dr. Lamar. "Not only am I responsible for treating sport related injuries, but it is my priority to see where their physical abilities lie so they can continue to develop world-class skills within the team."
Tune into a Tampa Bay Buccaneers football game, and you'll likely see Coastal Orthopedics' Daniel Lamar, M.D., watching intently from the sidelines. That just goes to show that sometimes a team's "Most Valuable Player" isn't always on the field.
About Coastal Orthopedics & Sports Medicine/Pain Management
Coastal Orthopedics has been serving the Sarasota-Bradenton area for over thirty years. In addition to five offices and two surgery centers each servicing Florida's West Coast, Coastal Orthopedics' staff of 17 board-certified and fellowship trained physicians and surgeons provide patients with the very latest in pain and orthopedic treatment technology. The company strives to repair and heal injuries relating to the entire musculoskeletal system. With a world-renowned staff of physicians and surgeons ranging in specialty care in sports medicine, joint replacement, pain management and rehabilitation, patients can be treated for athletic injuries as well as restoration of function and activity through non-surgical, physician-guided strengthening, therapy, medications, injections, and stretching. For more information visit www.coastalorthopedics.com.
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