Derek H. Ochiai, MD

Derek H. Ochiai, MD, a surgeon and specialist in sports medicine at Nirschl Orthopaedic Center, Arlington, Virginia. He is the sports medicine consultant for Inside Lacrosse magazine and is on the medical advisory board of The Washington Ballet.Study titled “Effect of Exercise on Patellar Cartilage in Women with Mild Knee Osteoarthritis” by researchers at Central Finland Central Hospital, Oulu University Hospital, University of Oulu, University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Finland, published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.


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