Managing Common Basketball-Related Injuries
Dr. Lowe is the team podiatrist for the Utah Jazz. He is a Fellow and Past President of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine. Dr. Lowe is a Diplomate of the American Board Of Podiatric Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He was the podiatrist for the 2002 Winter Olympics and the 2002 Para-Olympics.
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