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Cedar Lake man treated for rare condition that left him unable to straighten knee

As published in the NWI Times by.  Giles Bruce  Eric Hicks of Cedar Lake had a rare condition called stiff-knee syndrome that left him unable to bend his knee.  He has had nine surgeries and procedures to correct this condition and is rehabilitating every date at

By |August 7, 2020|Categories: Knee Injury and Treatment, Physical Therapy|Comments Off on Cedar Lake man treated for rare condition that left him unable to straighten knee

Northwest Indiana runners, health specialists offer universal training tips for racers

The first piece of good news for runners and newcomers looking to train for and compete in a local race — be it a 5K, 10K, half-marathon or even a full marathon — is that there are so many options. The calendar for Northwest Indiana

By |July 23, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Northwest Indiana runners, health specialists offer universal training tips for racers

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Physical Therapy

Sports or accident related injuries can put a toll on your everyday life. Not only can these types of injuries make simple things like walking up the stairs or bending over to be uncomfortable, but they can make strenuous activities like running seem nearly impossible. Luckily,

By |January 15, 2020|Categories: Physical Therapy|Comments Off on 3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Physical Therapy

Discover the Benefits of Platelet-Rich Plasma

In recent years, very few orthopedic treatments have been written about as often as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment.  PRP is believed to be very effective in the repair of a number of sports and orthopedic related injuries.  Great Lakes Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is proud to

By |December 31, 2019|Categories: Sports Medicine|Comments Off on Discover the Benefits of Platelet-Rich Plasma

How to Treat a Sprained Ankle

As one of the most common types of injuries, a sprained ankle can leave feeling a bit helpless. Unlike a bone break that is set in a cast, sometimes the treatment options for a sprained ankle aren’t that cut and dry. However, by consistently icing your

By |December 30, 2019|Categories: Sports Injuries|Comments Off on How to Treat a Sprained Ankle

Recovery Following a Meniscal Tear

If you’ve torn your meniscus it is very likely that you are in a fair amount of pain and may have sought immediate medical treatment for the tear. Meniscal tears can occur as a result of sports, dancing, or other activities that cause sudden twisting or

By |December 30, 2019|Categories: Sports Injuries|Comments Off on Recovery Following a Meniscal Tear