Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

Athletes of all levels rely on healthy bones, joints, muscles, and ligaments to stay active.

At Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute, we know athletics and provide state-of-the-art care to athletes of all ages and skill levels.  Due to their dynamic nature, sports injuries require specialized methods of treatment. Our sports medicine physicians and therapists work closely with the athletic trainers to provide the best treatment options. They really take a team approach and are ready to get you back in action and educate you about your particular sports-related issue. We will present you with all available treatment options and motivate you to be an active participant in your care. Utilizing our extensive experience, specialized skills, and innovative technology, we will assess and treat your injury and help you manage and prevent future injuries.

Our sports medicine specialists are devoted to providing you the diagnostic, treatment, and rehabilitative services you need so that you can return to health as swiftly and safely as possible. Whether you’re a competitive athlete or simply an active individual who is experiencing pain or injury, call Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute and put the area’s finest sports medicine team on your side.

Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute supports local community athletic programs across Northwest Indiana, including serving as the team physicians for:

  • Valparaiso University
  • Calumet College of St. Joseph
  • Andrean High School
  • Chesterton High School
  • Kankakee Valley High School
  • Portage High School
  • Valparaiso High School
  • Wheeler High School

Common Conditions Associated with Sports Medicine

  • Knee Ligament Tears and Reconstruction (ACL, MCL, PCL, LCL)
  • Meniscal Tears
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Tendonitis and Bursitis
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture and Repair
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Rotator Cuff Tear and Repair
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfer’s Elbow
  • Shin Splints
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Patellar Tendonitis

Non-Surgical Sports Medicine Treatment Options

  • Physical Therapy
  • Ultrasound Guided Injections
  • Platelet Rich Plasma Injections

Surgical Sports Medicine Treatment Options

  • Arthroscopic ACL Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Biceps Tenodesis
  • Achilles Tendon Repair

Physicians Specializing in Sports Medicine

Paul J. Gruszka, M.D.<br />   <em>Orthopedic Surgeon</em>

To make an appointment with Paul J. Gruszka, M.D.
   Orthopedic Surgeon, call at 219-250-5014.

Paul J. Gruszka, M.D.
   Orthopedic Surgeon sees patients at the following locations:

LBJI Chesterton - 601 Gateway Blvd.
LBJI Portage - 3691 Willowcreek Rd., Suite 100
LBJI Valparaiso - Cumberland Dr - 2501 Cumberland Dr.
Thomas H. Kay, M.D.<br />  <em>Orthopedic Surgeon</em>

To make an appointment with Thomas H. Kay, M.D.
  Orthopedic Surgeon, call at 219-250-5022.

Thomas H. Kay, M.D.
  Orthopedic Surgeon sees patients at the following locations:

LBJI Chesterton - 601 Gateway Blvd.
LBJI Portage - 3691 Willowcreek Rd., Suite 100
LBJI Valparaiso Cumberland - 2501 Cumberland Dr.
David J. Musgrave, M.D.<br />  <em>Orthopedic Surgeon</em>

To make an appointment with David J. Musgrave, M.D.
  Orthopedic Surgeon, call at 219-250-5007.

David J. Musgrave, M.D.
  Orthopedic Surgeon sees patients at the following locations:

LBJI Chesterton - 601 Gateway Blvd.
LBJI Portage - 3691 Willowcreek Rd., Suite 100
Anthony C. Levenda, M.D.<br />  <em>Orthopedic Surgeon</em>

To make an appointment with Anthony C. Levenda, M.D.
  Orthopedic Surgeon, call at 219-395-2109.

Anthony C. Levenda, M.D.
  Orthopedic Surgeon sees patients at the following locations:

LBJI Chesterton - 601 Gateway Blvd.
LBJI Portage - 3691 Willowcreek Rd., Suite 100
Ryan J. Plank, M.D.<br />  <em>Orthopedic Surgeon</em>

To make an appointment with Ryan J. Plank, M.D.
  Orthopedic Surgeon, call at 219-250-5017.

Ryan J. Plank, M.D.
  Orthopedic Surgeon sees patients at the following locations:

LBJI Crown Point - 12800 Mississippi Parkway, Suite 201A
LBJI Schererville - 833 W. Lincoln Hwy Suite 110
John A. Guzzo, M.D.<br />  <em>Orthopedic Surgeon</em>

To make an appointment with John A. Guzzo, M.D.
  Orthopedic Surgeon, call at 219-250-5009.

John A. Guzzo, M.D.
  Orthopedic Surgeon sees patients at the following locations:

LBJI Crown Point - 12800 Mississippi Parkway, Suite 201A
LBJI Schererville - 833 W. Lincoln Hwy Suite 110
Thomas D. Magill, M.D.<br />  <em>Orthopedic Surgeon</em>

To make an appointment with Thomas D. Magill, M.D.
  Orthopedic Surgeon, call at 219-369-0452.

Thomas D. Magill, M.D.
  Orthopedic Surgeon sees patients at the following locations:

LBJI LaPorte - 600 Legacy Plaza East

Thank you for voting Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute Best of the Region AGAIN!!!

"Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute practices advanced orthopedic health care, tailored to each patient's unique needs. A culture has been fostered amongst our medical staff in which our comprehensive care is centered around the patient. This attitude, combined with our providers' skills has led to many successful outcomes for our patients. It is an honor to have earned the trust of our patients and their families, as resulted in being voted #1 as Best of the Region."
Thomas Kay, MD
President
Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute

 

 

 

 


Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute has been a participating member of the Amerian Orthopedic Assocation's Own the Bone program for the past five years and has received Star Performer recognition all five years