Dr Thomas is a team physician for USA Taekwondo, working with both the Mens and Womens senior national and Olympic team. He has traveled with the team for international competitions as well as National competitions. He provides treatment for any musculoskeletal injuries and also consultation for any potential surgical intervention if necessary. Taekwondo is a very intense full contact sport with many injuries requiring Orthopaedic treatment. Common injuries include various ligament sprains or muscle strains, major knee and shoulder injuries as well as hand and foot fractures are also commonly encountered in higher levels of competition.