Theralase has a very experienced and diverse management team with a strong background in medicine, engineering, technology and finance. Management has successfully negotiated a number of strategic partnership agreements with organizations such as University Health Network, Ontario Centers of Excellence for Photonics, Virginia Tech, The Scripts Research Institute, University of Buffalo, and Mayo Clinic.Potential market in the US can reach a share of billions, pain market excess $100 Billion annually and is growing rapidly.
Theralase designs, manufactures and markets patented FDA approved super-pulsed laser technology used in healing injured tissue and destroying cancer. Recent lab results have shown that Theralase was able to completely destroy subcutaneous bladder cancer tumorsin mouse models. (Mice have survived 20 months cancer free after only one PDC treatment)
In addition Dr. Andrews personally said that quote himself. It's from the press release dated July 6, 2011:
Baseball players • Roger Clemens: 1985, shoulder, 1985 • David Wells: 1985, elbow, 1985 • Jimmy Key: elbow, 1988; shoulder, 1994, 1995 • Jose Rijo: elbow, 1995; five more elbow ops, 1996-2003 • Steve Karsay: elbow, 1995; shoulder, 2003 • Kerry Wood: elbow, 1999 • John Smoltz: elbow, 2000 and 2003 • Carl Pavano: elbow, 2001 and 2006 • Jon Lieber: elbow, 2002 • A.J. Burnett : elbow, 2003 • Andy Pettitte: elbow, 2004 • Gary Sheffield: shoulder, 2004 • Jim Thome: elbow, 2005 • Mark Prior: shoulder, 2007 • Anibal Sanchez: shoulder, 2007 • Freddie Garcia: shoulder, 2007 • Chris Ray: elbow, 2007
Basketball players • Charles Barkley: shoulder, 1990 • Michael Jordan: shoulder (therapy, not surgery), 1994 • Penny Hardaway: knee, 1996 • Randy Livingston: knee, 1996 • Scottie Pippen: elbow, 2001 • Allen Iverson: elbow, 2001 • Aaron McKie: shoulder, 2001 • Chris Webber: knee, 2003 • Shaun Livingston: knee, 2007
Golfers • Jack Nicklaus: knee, 1984 • Jerry Pate: shoulders, 1985, 1986, 2003, 2006 • Mark McCumber: shoulder, 1996
I haven't found a link where HE specifically names players or athletes that use the Theralase technology, but as I mentioned before he personally endorses it and uses it at his rehab clinics and facilities.
I DID HOWEVER find a video from the Toronto Blue Jays from an in-game Sportsnet broadcast where the announcers are all over it: