Alex Garcia MD

When knee, hip, back or shoulder pain becomes unbearable, ask about our doctors specializing in non-surgical treatments.

Non-surgical Orthopedic Treatments

If back and joint pain sidelines you from the activities you like to do, Alex Garcia, MD, is a board-certified sports medicine doctor who specializes in the non-surgical treatment of joint and back pain.

Dr. Garcia is a former soccer player. He understands how arthritis can wear down a joint, cause inflammation and pain, and limit your daily activities. His approach includes first controlling the pain, then eliminating it, while promoting a lifetime of fitness and wellness. Whether you experienced an old sports injury or had a bad fall, non-surgical joint and spine treatments may be a solution for your acute or chronic aches and pains, call 920-966-3700.  

Dr. Garcia is a fellowship-trained sports medicine doctor with expertise in the nonsurgical treatment of joint pain, including regenerative medicine. He provides alternative options for healing back and joint injuries in athletes and adults of all ages. His innovative techniques can reduce your pain or dysfunction due to muscle, tendon, ligament, or joint problems.   
"I know how challenging, and difficult life can be when a person is in pain. When you hurt, it’s hard to function,” says Dr. Garcia. "The non-surgical recommendation I make depends on your needs, your condition and lifestyle. My goal is to get you back to a pain-free life. I work diligently to find the cause of pain in people of all ages whether they are athletic or not."

Dr. Garcia treats all types of musculoskeletal conditions, including:

  • Traumatic injuries like fractures, sprains and strains
  • Overuse injuries like tendinitis
  • Myofascial pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Inflammatory arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia

Non-surgical Orthopedic Treatments

  • Ultrasound image-guided joint and tendon injections (available in clinic, same day as your appointment)
  • Tenex to treat chronic pain from tendonitis in all joints including shoulder, elbow, hip and ankle
  • Regenerative medicine with platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections to promote healing in patients with chronic pain from tendonitis and osteoarthritis 
  • Regenerative medicine with stem cell (using your own fat or bone marrow) injections to promote healing in patients with chronic pain from tendonitis and osteoarthritis
  • Iovera treatment (freezing) or radiofrequency ablation of small nerves in the hip or knee to treat chronic pain
  • Concussion assessments (ages 6-22) with early aggressive treatment to prevent post-concussion syndrome
  • Chronic pain management and follow-up care

Dr. Garcia’s training at the Mayo Clinic and fellowship in sports medicine introduced him to regenerative medicine treatments for all types of joint conditions, not just in athletes. These innovative, proven techniques are now closer to home. Ascension Northeast Wisconsin combines non-surgical sports medicine treatments with regenerative medicine techniques for the needs for all patients young or old. Anyone suffering from an overuse or traumatic injury may benefit. We focus on managing the pain, then creating a treatment plan that works with your specific body mechanics. The prescribed conditioning program may include exercises, physical therapy and other treatments to prevent the pain from coming back.

For more information about Ascension sports medicine and sports performance, call 920-996-3700.

Ascension Northeast Wisconsin also has full-service orthopedic surgery services including a Joint Services Team specializing in hip and knee replacements.