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Dr. Pitchford is founder, president and CEO of Great Lakes Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, P.C. In addition to his private practice as an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Pitchford is Adjunct Assistant Professor for Orthopedic Surgery at Midwestern University and team physician for the Gary SouthShore Railcats and the Chi-Town Shooters.

January 2017

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Physical Therapy

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2019-03-19T02:41:19+00:00January 15, 2017 By  

Sports or accident related injuries can put a toll on your everyday life. Not only

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December 2016

Discover the Benefits of Platelet-Rich Plasma

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2016-12-31T19:35:16+00:00December 31, 2016 By  

In recent years, very few orthopedic treatments have been written about as often as platelet-rich

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How to Treat a Sprained Ankle

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2019-03-19T02:41:19+00:00December 30, 2016 By  

As one of the most common types of injuries, a sprained ankle can leave feeling

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Recovery Following a Meniscal Tear

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2019-03-19T02:41:19+00:00December 30, 2016 By  

If you’ve torn your meniscus it is very likely that you are in a fair

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The Importance of Healthy Bones

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2016-12-31T19:45:55+00:00December 26, 2016 By  

Great Lakes Orthopedics & Sports Medicine is proud to now offer the services of our

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In Need of a Hip Repair?

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2016-12-31T19:48:40+00:00December 23, 2016 By  

Patients of all ages and athletic experiences may eventually require a hip repair to maintain

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Healthy Eating Tips for Young Athletes

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2019-03-19T02:41:19+00:00December 22, 2016 By  

If you have a young athlete in your home it is likely that you make

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3 Stretches to Do After Your Next Game

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2016-12-31T19:58:06+00:00December 21, 2016 By  

Whether you enjoy playing soccer, football, baseball, or any other team sport that involves a

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Tips for Shoulder Rehab Pain

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2016-12-31T20:03:09+00:00December 21, 2016 By  

Whether you’ve experienced a recent injury to your shoulder or are just experiencing pain from

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What Is “Frozen Shoulder”?

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2016-12-31T19:50:59+00:00December 19, 2016 By  

It’s spring…freezing temps are but a thing of the past. But if your shoulder is

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Hip Replacement Surgery – Some Questions Answered

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2019-03-19T02:41:20+00:00December 18, 2016 By  

If you are in pain and find yourself dealing with damage to your hip area

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It’s Not True That “All Fall Down”

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2016-12-31T19:52:01+00:00December 17, 2016 By  

Falls are NOT a normal part of aging. Even if you are a baby-boomer, living

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Your Teenager and Repetitive Stress Injuries

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2016-12-31T19:52:31+00:00December 16, 2016 By  

If you are the parent of a teen who loves and participates in sports, loves

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