- Non-operative care of sports-related injuries and fractures
- Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy
- Lumbar Epidural Injections
- Concussion Management and ImPACT Concussion Testing
A sports medicine specialist, Dr. Western was born and raised in Springfield, IL, so he has a unique understanding of the community's sports programs. He is a team physician for Pleasant Plains High School and coaches junior high football. Along with treating athletes of all ages, Dr. Western's interests include non-operative management of muscle, joint, tendon and ligament complaints as well as lumbar epidural injections for low back and leg pain.
Dr. Western received his medical education at SIU School of Medicine. He completed his residency with Altoona Hospital in PA with subsequent fellowship training at Crozer-Keystone. He is board certified in family medicine with a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine.