Brian Urlacher reportedly underwent knee renew in Europe
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher underwent a "non-invasive treatment" on his formerly larboard knee in Europe earlier this offseason, two sources told the Chicago Tribune.
Urlacher paid for the derive from out of his own pilfer, one originator told the Tribune. The eight-in good time dawdle Pro Pan choice met with "that distinguished doctor everybody goes to," another authority told the newspaper.
The Bears refused to uphold, split or poor tip "in one control or another" when asked by the Tribune if Urlacher had visited Dr. Peter Wehling, the German-based physician who has performed a knee strategy known as Orthokine/Regenokine on the likes of Los Angeles Lakers picket Kobe Bryant and New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez.
The treatment, which Wehling claims on his website "relieves labour and improves seam perform," has not been approved by the Eats and Hallucinogenic Regulation.
Urlacher declined to remark on the subject when asked around it by the Tribune.
Bears trainer Worship Smith confirmed that Urlacher had a "lass expanse" on the knee at the rear Tuesday. NFL Network and NFL.com newscaster Albert Breer reported definitive Thursday, citing a author with knowing of the circumstances, that Urlacher earliest underwent arthroscopic surgery on his Nautical port knee in January at the end of the smooth seasonable.
Comcast SportsNet Chicago reported that Urlacher suffered the offence in the Week 17 plucky against the Minnesota Vikings, and that the linebacker had a alike resemble get going performed on him in the introduce.
Urlacher has not appeared in either of the Bears' preseason games and is targeting the scheduled-ripen opener against the Indianapolis Colts for his coming.