Lakeland Health Care

Experts in Sports Medicine for Sports Injuries

No matter your age, sport or ability level, you can look to Lakeland for expert diagnosis, treatment, therapy and follow-up care. We treat elite and student athletes, plus “weekend warriors.”

Lakeland has the only comprehensive Athletic Training & Rehabilitation program in the region.

Lakeland's Sports Medicine Team has extensive experience providing care for trauma-induced sports injuries, as well as conditions caused by athletic wear and tear. By combining their expertise with tailored rehabilitation services, these physicians help athletes at all levels overcome injuries and achieve personal peak performance.


Common Sports Injuries

Extensive training, experience and sophisticated technology enable accurate diagnosis, personalized treatments and rehabilitation for a wide variety of sports injuries:

  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Cartilage injuries
  • Dislocations
  • Foot & ankle injuries
  • Fractures
  • Golfer's & tennis elbow
  • Ligament & tendon injuries (ACL and MCL)
  • Meniscus tears
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Stress fractures
  • Tendonitis


Multidisciplinary Team of Sports Medicine Specialists

Sports medicine physicians at Lakeland are supported by pain management specialists, rehabilitation professionals, specialty-trained nurses and other health care professionals — all dedicated to helping athletes regain their health and performance. Damage that might once have kept you on the sidelines permanently can be repaired with little or no loss of function.


    Sports Medicine Surgical Options

    Lakeland's orthopedic surgeons perform a wide range of arthroscopic minimally invasive surgery to repair sports injuries. These surgical options include:

    • Repair torn cartilage
    • Reconstruct the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)
    • Treat kneecap injuries and early arthritis
    • Release shoulder impingements
    • Repair rotator cuff injuries
    • Stabilize the shoulder
    • Treat tennis elbow
    • Shoulder replacement surgery
    • Knee replacement surgery
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