Care On and Off the Field 

Ortho-Sports-MedicineNo matter your age, sport, or ability level, you can look to the sports medicine team at Spectrum Health Lakeland for expert diagnosis, treatment, therapy, and follow-up care. We treat elite and student athletes, and “weekend warriors.”

Our sports medicine team has extensive experience providing care for trauma-induced sports injuries, as well as conditions caused by athletic wear and tear.  Our dedicated team of orthopedic physicians, physical therapists, and athletic trainers help athletes at all levels overcome injuries and achieve personal peak performance. Damage that might once have kept you on the sidelines permanently can be repaired with little or no loss of function.

Being Active Can Be Hard on the Body

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

  • 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


Continue Watching

My Aching Shoulder: Common Problems and Treatments (Jeffrey Postma, DO)

Listen to orthopedic surgeon Jeffrey Postma, DO, as he discusses how to keep shoulders pain-free by understanding common conditions, avoiding injuries, and the latest treatments.

Number One in the State for Orthopedic Care - Spectrum Health Lakeland

Spectrum Health Lakeland is proud to be named number one in the state for orthopedic care.

Total Joint Replacement: New Techniques and Best Practices

Learn the latest advances in joint replacements and how our orthopedic surgeons are providing higher quality outcomes.

Physician Video Profile: Joel Bez, DO (Pain Management)

Dr. Joel Bez is a pain management physician with Southern Michigan Pain Consultants in St. Joseph, MI.

Check-Up: Treating Pain Without Medication (Joel Bez, DO)

Joel Bez, DO, discusses the various ways a pain clinic can help with chronic pain, outside of prescribing medication.

Flat Feet? Lift Your Sole (James Maskill, DPM)

Learn about the various treatment options for flat feet including stretching tips, physical therapy, orthotics, surgical options, and more.

Find Relief From Bunions (Michael Maskill, DPM)

Learn the various ways bunions can be treated.

Check-Up: New Advances in Hip Replacements (Kenneth Edwards, MD, FACS)

Orthopedic surgeon, Kenneth Edwards, discusses how advances in technology have made diagnosing and treating hip pain easier for both the patient and surgeon.

Check-Up: Preventing Common Sports Injuries (Kenneth Edwards, MD, FACS)

Kenneth Edwards provides tips to prevent injuries while playing sports and discusses the role an orthopedic surgeon plays in helping athletes return to full strength.

Check-Up: Recovery After Hip Surgery (Nicholas Loafman, DO)

Nicholas Loafman, DO, outlines the recovery time for patients who have undergone hip replacement surgery.

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