Lakewood Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine was founded in 2005 by Dr. Terry K. Gemas. Our practice treats all forms of orthopaedic conditions including sports and work related injuries, as well as arthritic joint conditions. Our goal at LOSM is to offer the highest level of expertise and personal touch for ALL your orthopaedic needs. We promise to provide top notch care using the most up to date technology. Our primary concern is the comfort and safety of our patients. We are committed to doing everything we can so that your visit to our office is as smooth and painless as possible.
New Treatment for ACL Repair?
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is an important stabilizing ligament in the knee joint that is commonly injured in athletes. Repair of the ACL has been attempted in the past with mixed results, primarily because this ligament does not always reliably heal.
Stress Fractures in Basketball
Stress fractures are common injuries seen in both male and female basketball players. One study demonstrated that seven percent of women’s basketball players at the WNBA combine had sustained at least one stress fracture.
Are PRP Injections a Magic Wand for Injured Athletes?
It is intriguing to think that such a minor procedure, which has minimal known risk and requires no hospitalization, could speed up or improve the natural healing process returning athletes to the activities they love.
Keep Rowing Injuries at Bay
Rowing is a total-body exercise that improves cardiovascular health, muscular strength, and endurance. These gains are accomplished without high impact.
Specialization Increases Injury Risk
A new study finds that high school athletes who focus on one sport experience more injuries than those who participate in multiple sports.
LOSM's Dave Burton Inducted In The Duncanville ISD Athletic Hall of Honor
Duncanville ISD is proud to announce the eleventh class of inductees into the Athletic Hall of Honor. Inductees for 2016 are Dave Burton, Tank Davis, Katie McClelland Glenn, Janice Savage Martin, and John F. Thompson. These five outstanding individuals were nominated by community members and chosen through a selection committee.
The 2016 Hall of Honor ceremony will be on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at the Tom and Verda Shine Performance Hall at 6:30 PM. Refreshments will be served at 6:00 PM. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.