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Now, the Chicago Tribune is reporting that Urlacher traveled to Europe during the offseason and underwent the same procedure that Kobe Bryant and Alex Rodriguez had in order to help with knee issues.
The Tribune reports that Urlacher paid for the procedure, while another said the 34-year-old linebacker met with "that famous doctor everybody goes to."
That doctor would be Peter Wehling, based in Germany, who developed the Regenokine procedure, which has not been approved in the U.S. by the FDA. The Tribune ran a graphic that explains the procedure.
-In 2007, the total spending for health care accounted for 16% of the country’s GDP, the highest share among the OECD and almost double the OECD average
-On a per capita basis also the U.S. spent the highest with a total of $7,290 which is two-and-half times the OECD average
-The public share of health care expenditure in the USA (45%) is less than any other OECD country