Rachel A. Erickson, DO

Rachel A. Erickson, DO

Orthopedic Urgent Care

Board Certified in Family Medicine, CAQ Sports Medicine

Blue Ridge Region

Waynesville
Asheville - McDowell

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Education

  • Undergraduate:  Bachelor of Science in Biology, Saint Norbert College, De Pere, WI
  • Doctorate:  College of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA
  • Residency:  University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
  • Fellowship:  Primary Care Sports Medicine, University of Iowa, Division of Family Medicine
  • Fellowship:  Primary Care Sports Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University at the University of Oregon

Certifications

  • Certified Additional Qualification in Sports Medicine
  • Board Certified Family Medicine – American Board of Family Medicine
  • Board Certified Family Medicine – American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians

Honors

  • T.O.U.C.H. Volunteer Silver Level Award
    • Signifying medical students earning 50+ community service hours in academic year

Research

  • Perceptions of Care Based on Gender Identity in Collegiate Division One Student Athletes, A Survey, Iowa City, Iowa, Supervisor: Britt Marcussen, MD
  • Clinical Effects of a Single Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injection for the treatment of chronic lateral
    epicondylosis, a RCT, Madison, Wisconsin, Supervisor: John Wilson, MD
  • Independent Research, Student Assistant, Biology Dept of St. Norbert College., De Pere, WI. Supervisor: David
    Bailey, PhD
  • Independent Research: Student Assistant, Microbiology Dept. of St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI. Supervisor: David Hunnicutt, PhD.

Publications

  • Erickson, R., Lee, K., Wilson, J., “Clinical Effects of a Single Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injection for the treatment of chronic lateral epicondylosis,” CJSM, vol. 29, no. 2, 2019, p. 172
  • Whipple, M. T., Erickson, R. A., Donnenwerth, J. J., & Peterson, A. R. (2021). Blood flow restriction in exercise and rehabilitation. ACSM’S Health & Fitness Journal, 25(5), 6–9. https://doi.org/10.1249/fit.0000000000000693

Book Chapters

  • Erickson, R. A., & Mellen, K. (2022). Sports Nutrition. In AAOS Resident Orthopaedic Core Knowledge, Virtual Book

Presentations

  • Poster Presentation, “Perceptions of Care Based on Gender Identity in Collegiate Division One Student Athletes” AMSSM, Virtual, April 2021
  • Lecturer: “Febrile Illness and Cardiac Risks” and “Case of Lateral Knee Pain”, University of Iowa Sports Medicine Symposium, Virtual, December 2020
  • Podium Presentation, “Clinical Effects of a Single Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injection for the treatment of chronic lateral epicondylosis” AMSSM, Houston, TX, April 2019
  • Poster Presentation, “Clinical Effects of a Single Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injection for the treatment of chronic lateral epicondylosis” 2018 UW Orthopedic Research Forum, Madison, WI, May 2019

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