Roberta Van amber Prigge
Sports Medicine Specialist | Sports Medicine300 W Conan St Ely MN, 55731
Dr. Roberta Prigge is a Sports Medicine Family Practitioner in Ely, MN. As a Sports Medicine Family Practitioner, Dr. Prigge is trained to assess, diagnose, prevent, and treat sports injuries in patients of all ages, and refer those patients to further services if needed. Sports Medicine Family Practitioners must complete specialized training in order to help each patient maximize function and improve quality of life.
Education and Training
Univ of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 1995
Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM
- Hennepin Co Med Ctr, Sports Medicine-Family Practice; Hennepin Co Med Ctr, Family Medicine
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- What Is a Bruise?
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- 5 Tips to Prevent Shin Splints
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- Do I Have Appendicitis?
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- Animal Farms May Spread Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
A report, in BMC Microbiology, shows that antibiotic-resistant bacteria that are capable of producing life-threatening diseases could be originating from animal farms. Antibiotics are commonly used farms to promote the growth of animals. “The insects in the animal farms, including flies and...