Sports Medicine

If pain or injury is keeping you out of the action, we can develop a treatment plan to get you back to your active lifestyle. Orthopedic surgeons, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists and occupational therapists specialize in caring for your bones, muscles and connective tissues. We evaluate and treat sports-related injuries of the knee, shoulder, hip and elbow in athletes of all ages. 

  • Concussion baseline screens
  • ATCs at school athletic practices and events
  • Free sports injury clinic

Sports-related conditions we treat include:

  • Acromioclavicular sprains
  • Adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear
  • Arthritis
  • Bicep tendon tear
  • Brachial plexus injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Cartilage injuries
  • Concussion
  • Degenerative joint disease
  • Fractures
  • Hip abductor tears
  • Hip labral tears
  • Impingement syndrome
  • Knee ligament injuries
  • Meniscus injuries
  • Multi-ligament injuries
  • Pectoralis major tendon tears
  • Rotator cuff strains
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Rotator cuff tendon problems
  • Runner’s knee
  • Shin splints
  • Shoulder dislocations and subluxations
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Shoulder laxity
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Stress fractures
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis elbow

Sports medicine treatments at Lakes Regional Healthcare include: 

  • ACL reconstruction
  • Ankle arthroscopy
  • Distal clavicle excision  
  • Elbow arthroscopy
  • Elbow ligament reconstruction
  • Fifth metatarsal fracture surgery
  • Injections
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Quadriceps and patellar tendon repairs
  • Rotator cuff repair
  • Shoulder arthroscopy
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Sports-focused physical therapy

For more information, talk to your healthcare provider or call 712-336-8708.  


John Leupold, MD

John Leupold, MD

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Chris Rierson, DO

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