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PRP and A New Treatment for Chronic Problems by Mike Patterson, MD

Over the past 10-15 years many advances have been introduced into medical practices and orthopedics. The field of Orthopedic Sports Medicine also has seen a rapid...

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World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day

World Pediatric Bone and Joint (PB&J) Day highlights important bone and joint-related conditions about which kids, adolescents, and their parents should be aw...

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It’s in Your Hands, Take Action

World Arthritis Day is celebrated around the world on October 12th each year. This theme for World Arthritis Day 2016 is “It’s in Your Hands, Take Action”. ...

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Bone and Joint Action Week 2016

Musculoskeletal diseases affect more than half (...

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Dr. Lemak discusses the importance of concussion awareness with CBS 42’s Al Ratcliffe.

Courtesy of CBS42.com GARDENDALE, Ala (WIAT) – Injuries are a part of playing sports. But some injuries are definitely worse than others and a new Alaba...

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Heat Wave- Are You Prepared?

  According to the Centers for Disease ...

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Water Sports Injuries

  Water skiing and wakeboarding are popular sports wit...

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Water Sports Injuries

  Water skiing and wakeboarding are popular sports wit...

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National Arthritis Awareness Month

May is recognized as National Arthritis Awareness Month. Arthritis Awareness Month is a time to encourage Americans to get active while raising funds and awarenes...

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Is Your Foot Pain Plantar Fasciitis?

School is out and summer fun has arrived! Many of us will incr...

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How To Avoid Spring Injuries

  Winter weather has finally passed and peo...

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How To Avoid Spring Injuries

Winter weather has finally passed and people are itching to get outside. Spring fever seems harmless but many people end up injuring themselves while enjoying war...

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National Athletic Training Month

  March is National Athletic Training Month a...

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National Signing Day 2016

Wow! National Signing Day 2016 was a success in the state of Alabama. Lemak Sports Medicine and Orthopedics is extremely proud to have had the opportunity to prov...

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Hoverboard Safety

As a child of the 80s and a fan of “Back to ...

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New AMSSM Viscosupplementation Guidelines

Treatment of knee osteoarthritis can be controver...

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Dr. Lemak Reflects on Insight Gained During His Battle with Cancer

Click here to view a story that aired on ABC 33/40 shortly after Dr. Lemak finished chemotherapy in 2013....

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Is Removing Heading from Soccer Going to Change the Game?

Is Removing Heading from Soccer Going to Change the Game? This is a difficult question to answer because, at the youth level, it will cha...

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King-Devick Concussion Testing

If there is a head injury duri...

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The Importance of School Physicals

A school physical assists in identifying any chronic medical conditions or acute illnesses that could affect a child’s progress. It is also a good time to talk ...

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Shelby County Schools partner with Dr. Larry Lemak

Shelby County Reporter Published 6:34pm Wednesday, March 19, 201 FROM STAFF REPORTS Students attending the new Helena High School will soo...

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How to Achieve Your 2016 Exercise Resolutions

  Dr. Jordan Case is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and focuses on hips, shoulders, knees, and arthroscopy. Dr. Case recently appe...

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I was very young and needing joint replacements.

“I was very young and needing joint replacements. The doctors and staff made everything so much easier for me. Dr. Scott Appell performed my surgery. Fantastic!...

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Dr. Lemak is the best orthopedic doctor I have ever used.

“Dr. Lemak is the best orthopedic doctor I have ever used. I have been seeing him since 1986. That is a long time folks. I will continue to keep seeing him as l...

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Dr. Lemak is the best orthopedic surgeon in the country.

“Dr. Lemak is the best orthopedic surgeon in the country. 2 knee surgeries and 1 shoulder from him and I’m still able to do my job in the Marine Corps with ze...

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JSU’s Crowe Instructs Women on Football…Mentions Dr. Larry Lemak

By Jimmy Smothers Sports Editor Emeritus Football 101 with Jack Crowe Jack Crowe, head football coach at Jacksonville State University, spoke Tuesda...

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We’re Coming to Prattville!

Dr. Loren James will travel to Prattville, Alabama several times each week to take care of all your ailments and injuries! The community has welcomed our practice...

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Eating Disorders in Athletes

Eating Disorders in Athletes By: Dr. Amanda Martin and Dr. Suresh Chapalli Eating disorders are prevalent in sports and in the ad...

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Dr. Larry Lemak and Dr. Roddy McGee On Return to Play After An Injury

By Lauren Peeples on October 14, 2013 in Uncategorized Dr. Larry Lemak and former fellow, Dr. Roddy McGee, talk about Return to Play After An Injury in th...

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Non-Profit Founded by Dr. Lemak Partners with University of Georgia for Sports Medicine Research

By Lauren Peeples on July 10, 2013 in Uncategorized Non-Profit Founded by Dr. Lemak Partners with University of Georgia for Sports Medicine Resear...

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Athletes: We Want Your Photos!

Are you a high school athlete or a parent of an athlete who has been patient of one of our physicians? We want 8″x10″ action/team shots of athletes playing sp...

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Fyffe Awarded Lemak Grant

By Lemak Sports on June 25, 2013 in Uncategorized MONTGOMERY — Fyffe is one of 10 AHSAA member high schools selected to receive Dr. Lawrence Lemak Award...

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Dr. Lemak Selected As Honorary Chair for the American Cancer Society

Many of us know someone whose life has been touched by cancer. Dr. Larry Lemak understands the entire experience as he is a recent survivor of carcinoma of the to...

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Dr. James Sedlis Joined Lemak Sports Alabaster

By Lauren Peeples on June 06, 2013 in Uncategorized We are excited to announce Dr. James Sedlis has joined us at our Alabaster location. Fellowship traine...

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Lemak Sports Medicine to provide free sports physicals to local schools

Shelby County Reporter Lemak Sports Medicine to provide free sports physicals to local schools FROM STAFF REPORTS BIRMING...

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Dr. Larry Lemak’s Road to Recovery

By Lauren Peeples on October 24, 2012 in Uncategorized October 16, 2012: Dr. Larry Lemak has recently been diagnosed with carcinoma of the tongue, a form ...

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Trinity Medical Center To Host Job Fair

Attention all job seekers! We're hosting a Job Fair! ...

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Lemak Sports Medicine Represented at 2012 Summer Olympics

By Lauren Peeples on July 30, 2012 in Uncategorized Jamila Kindall, one of our certified athletic trainers, was offered a role as a Sports Massage...

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10 Schools Receive Lemak Award Grants

By Lauren Peeples on July 16, 2012 in Uncategorized Courtesy: Alabama Radio Sports Coaches Awards Banquet Closes Out 16th All-Star Sports Week...

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Coaches Awards Banquet Closes Out All-Star Sports Week

By Lauren Peeples on July 16, 2012 in Uncategorized Courtesy: Tuscalosa News Ten high schools were recipients of the 2012 Dr. Lawrence Lemak Award...

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Dr. Larry Lemak To Award Lemak Awards At All Star Week

AHSAA Announced Making A Difference Team From AHSAA Media Relations: Six individuals who have made an impact as exemplary role mo...

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Lemak Awards 10 Alabama High Schools With Grant

Matthew Lemak, CEO, Lemak Sports Medicine, will award “The Dr. Larry Lemak Award,” a $2,500 need-based grant, to 10 Alabama high schools at the AHSAA Champion...

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Making An Impact on Sports in Alabama and Beyond

By: Ann B. DeBellis Posted: Monday, June 18, 2012 4:13 pm Courtesy: Birmingham Business Journal When your vocation and avocation are one and the same, it ...

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Dr. Larry Lemak Speaks About Sports Safety on Good Day Alabama

SUMMER SAFETY – Dr. Larry Lemak with Lemak Sports Medicine joins us to discuss summer safety. He focuses on heat illness, proper hydration in the warmer months,...

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Noted Birmingham Sports Medicine Physician Larry Lemak to Provide Services at Crossplex

Published: Thursday, April 19, 2012, 6:00 AM >Courtesy: Michael Tomberlin, The Birmingham News BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Lemak Sports Medicine & Orth...

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Will Power wins 2012 Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

Congratulations to Will Power, winner of this year’s Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama held at B...

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Dr. Lebeck in Chelsea

Dr. Ann Lebeck will now be seeing patients at our new Lemak Sports Medicine and Orthopedics office in Chelsea. The office is located in the Baptist Health...

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Lemak Sports Medicine performs more than 3,500 athletic physicals in one weekend

Free pre-participation physical exams were given to local middle and high school athletes Birmin...

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Winners announced in High School Spirit Challenge Contest

  Congratulations to the winners of our High School Spirit Challenge Contest: 1st Place: Chilton County High School 2nd Place: Childersburg High ...

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Q&A – Bone Disease

Dr. Amanda Martin – Bone Disease   1. What role do...

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Lemak Athletic Trainer Selected For 2012 Olympics Medical Team

Pinson native Jamila Kindall was selected out of 250,000 volunteer applicants to go to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London as part of the medical team for the...

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A Brief Review of Stress Fractures

By Kristine Banks, M.D. “The dreaded black line” refers to an anterior tibia shaft stress fracture which is the most commonly known of all stress frac...

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Stay Injury-Free This Winter

Lemak Sports Medicine & Orthopedics Demonstrates How to Stay Safe By Dr. Mike Patterson Winter is the season in which people participate in ac...

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Runner’s Knee

by Dr. Jose J. Echenique Lemak Sports Medicine & Orthopedics Patellofemoral pain syndrome is pain in the “front” of the knee and around th...

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Lemak Sports Opens in Hoover

A great article from the Shelby County Reporter about our new Hoover location! Lemak Sports Medicine and Orthopedics, a center of excellence in orthopedic surgery...

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Griff Redmill, Former Alabama Offensive Lineman, Recalls the Outstanding Care From Dr. Lemak

Courtesy of alabama247sports.com The path Griff Redmill took to the University of Alabama back in 1996 had as many dips and curves as the winding stretch ...

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In a Trying Year for Sports, Robert from Waterloo is a Shining Light

Contributor – Sports Illustrated – http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/ As a journalist, one often becomes hardened and cynical, seeing dark clouds on th...

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Lemak Holds First Annual Medical Soccer Symposium

Shelby County Reporter Published 12:36pm Wednesday, December 14, 2011 In light of the NCAA 2011 Men’s College Cup coming to the Magic City, Lemak Sports...

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Dr. Lemak Discusses JSU’s Quarterback Marques Ivory’s Season-Ending Injury With The Anniston Star

JACKSONVILLE — Losing a veteran starting quarterback the way Jacksonville State did in its season opener Thursday night can be devastating to a season, but the ...

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Dr. Lawrence Lemak talks about the importance of keeping athletes safe in sweltering heat conditions

Football Player Safety Becomes Burning Concern By Steve Hummer The Atlanta Journal-Constitution These are the most dangerou...

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Schools Using Lemak Grant to Fund Sports Program Projects

by LaVonte Young B.B. Comer and Alabama School for the Deaf were among 12 high school recipients of the 2011 Dr. Lawrence Lemak Award grant in July at the...

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