Emily Bell Casey

Sports Medicine / Non-surgical Orthopaedic

Overview

As a non-surgical sports medicine physician, Dr. Casey treats all types of orthopaedic medical issues, including sports-related and non-sports-related injuries and osteoarthritis in joints. She also has extensive experience with non-orthopaedic, athletic issues such as concussions, stress factures and nutrition concerns in female athletes.

Biography

Dr. Casey treats patients of all ages and all types of musculoskeletal injuries from sprains, fractures and spine-related sports injuries. She also performs various ultrasound-guided injections, including viscosupplementation for osteoarthritis of joints and platelet-rich plasma therapy for tendon and ligament injuries and arthritic conditions. She also performs compartment syndrome testing for external compartment syndrome.

Dr. Casey earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama and her medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. She completed her internship at the University of Tennessee in Memphis and her internal medicine residency at Baptist Health Centers in Birmingham. She received her sports medicine fellowship training at the American Sports Medicine Institute (AMSI) in Birmingham. She now serves as Assistant Fellowship Director for Primary Care at the American Sports Medicine Institute (AMSI).

Dr. Casey is a native of Shelby County and has had a practice in the Birmingham area for several years. She is a team physician for Samford University, Pelham high School and Spain Park High School. She provides medical coverage for many local area sporting events.
Dr. Casey and her husband, Matt, have two daughters Belle and Brenna.

Education

Education:
University of Alabama
University of South Alabama College of Medicine

Internship:
University of Tennessee - Memphis

Residency:
Baptist Health System - Birmingham

Fellowship:
American Sports Medicine Institute(ASMI)- Birmingham

Practices

Services

Youth Sports Medicine
PRP Injection Therapy
Musculoskeletal injections (e.g. joints, bursas, tendons, etc.)
Peripheral nerve injections
Trigger-point injections of muscle spasms
Regenerative medicine procedures including platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections
Bone Marrow Concentrate "Stem Cells" Therapy
Ultrasound-guided injections
Diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound
Non-operative orthopedic procedures such as closed fracture reductions and casting of fractured extremities
Compartment testing
Pre-participation physical examinations
Evaluation for orthotic devices, including splints, braces and shoe inserts.

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