INDIANAPOLIS (April 4, 2017) – Methodist Sports Medicine, Indiana’s premier provider of orthopedic services and the team physicians for the Indianapolis Colts since the professional football team arrived in Indianapolis in 1984, announced today that LST Marketing has been named its official agency of record (AOR).
By partnering with LST Marketing – a sports marketing, experiential and events firm based in Indianapolis – Methodist Sports Medicine will continue to expand and diversify within the Central Indiana community. LST Marketing will lead the sports sponsorship, account management, media, digital support, public relations, social media and marketing efforts for the orthopedic specialists.
“Methodist Sports Medicine was looking for an agency with strong brand and sponsorship experience, plus a full understanding of the sports and entertainment space, to build a relationship with and we quickly saw that LST Marketing was the perfect fit,” said Marty Rosenberg, CEO of Methodist Sports Medicine. “We’re looking forward to partnering with LST Marketing to write the next chapter in Methodist Sports Medicine’s sports sponsorship with the Indianapolis Colts and expanding health care involvement within Central Indiana.”
Not only are the elite sports medicine specialists the official physicians for the Colts, as well as more than a dozen Indiana high schools and universities including Indiana University, Purdue University, Indiana State University and the University of Indianapolis, they also perform all medical examinations for the hundreds of professional athletes involved in the National Football League (NFL) Combine. Methodist Sports Medicine has participated in this prestigious professional sporting event, which is hosted in downtown Indianapolis, since 1989.
“Although we work with thousands of student and professional athletes, it’s important for the community to know that we provide care to anyone who leads a healthy and active lifestyle,” Dr. Mark Ritter, president of Methodist Sports Medicine. “At Methodist Sports Medicine, we pride ourselves on being a high-quality provider and focus on quality, access, service and outcomes. It’s the best place to get care and the best place to give care.”
The group of highly trained orthopedic specialists also has a special partnership with Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA), providing the association with medical services and partnering to put on the Brady Sport Achievement Awards Dinner annually. Methodist Sports Medicine is also the official medical provider of Grand Park, the 400-acre sports campus in Westfield, Ind. and founders of the non-profit organization – Methodist Sports Medicine Research and Education Foundation.
The group’s team of board-certified orthopedic surgeons are leaders in new technologies, procedures and research, plus Methodist Sports Medicine includes a cutting-edge team of physical therapists and athletic trainers at all four of its locations in Indianapolis/Carmel, Greenwood, Avon and Tipton.
“Methodist Sports Medicine is nationally renowned and the level of care and expertise is second to none,” said John Lopes, CEO of LST Marketing. “LST Marketing is looking forward to beginning this new partnership and we’re honored to be working with them.”
About Methodist Sports Medicine
Methodist Sports Medicine is Central Indiana’s premier provider of comprehensive orthopedic services and has built its reputation on excellence in sports medicine and orthopedic care for more than 30 years. Official team physicians of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, as well as many high schools, college and other professional teams, 100 percent of the group’s orthopedic surgeons are board certified and leaders in new technologies, procedures and research. For more information, please call (317) 817-1200 or visit www.methodistsports.com.