Mutka: Knee-dy athletes often turn to Gary native Shelbourne
March 14, 2011- When Dr. Donald Shelbourne attended Wabash College in the 1970s, torn ACLs were career killers for athletes like Hall of Famers Gale Sayers and Dick Butkus. Now, they’re temporary setbacks because of surgical pioneers like him.
Shelbourne, a two-sport athlete at the all-male school, ended his athletic career with a knee injury in his senior year. Ironically, it inspired a career move that has prolonged the athletic life of many grateful warriors over the last three decades. Click here for the full Post-Tribune article.