Sword Performance Partners with Bluegrass Orthopaedics

Partnership to Bring Healthy Electrolyte Hydration to Patients and Sports Medicine Program


LEXINGTON, KY August 26, 2021Sword Performance Inc. announces a new partnership with Bluegrass Orthopaedics (BGO). This partnership will create a Sports Medicine Hydration Program with the objective to complement Bluegrass Orthopaedics’ outstanding sports medicine services with the clean and clear hydration products created by Sword Performance.

“This is a perfect fit,” says Shawn Stasko, Ph.D., Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Sword Performance. “We created SWORD® to address the real needs of athletes at all levels and to prevent the dehydration, fatigue, and muscle cramps that impact performance and can have life-threatening consequences. By partnering with Bluegrass Orthopaedics, we can offer the benefits of our purposeful hydration products to a larger audience right here in our home state.”

“As a believer in the SWORD® product for many years, I am thrilled to realize a partnership that will assist all of our sports medicine affiliate programs,” says Andrew Carlson, MS, ATC, Director of Business Development & Sports Medicine at Bluegrass Orthopaedics. “BGO will continue to demonstrate a commitment to our partner programs with the distribution of SWORD® and SHIELD® products, thus aiding in their sport performance. We will also have SHIELD® in our sports medicine and physical performance center for our patients, as we know athletes of all ages will benefit from Sword Performance’s clean and clear hydration products.”

As the Official Hydration Partner of Bluegrass Orthopaedics and their Sports Medicine Outreach Program, Sword Performance will join BGO in building local relationships and engagement within local communities. Sword Performance’s hydration products, SWORD® and SHIELD®, will also be found on the sidelines and in locker rooms of student athletic teams supported by Bluegrass Orthopaedics Athletic Trainers.

About Sword Performance Inc.:

At Sword Performance, our mission is to provide science-based hydration solutions to anyone who works hard. We’ve created two lines of Drinkable PPE ® - healthy hydration so you can work stronger, longer. SHIELD® is great for maintaining good hydration when water isn’t enough. SWORD® is performance hydration, designed to replenish and refuel people who sweat. Using clean, simple ingredients that work with the body, Sword Performance hydration products are built to perform.

For more information, visit www.drinksword.com. SHIELD® may be purchased in Central Kentucky area convenience stores. SWORD® and SHIELD® can be found online at www.drinksword.com or at amazon.com.

About Bluegrass Orthopaedics:

Bluegrass Orthopaedics is the largest independent orthopaedic clinic in Central Kentucky, with on-site diagnosis, treatment, and recovery of every orthopaedic condition. Essentially patients are offered four businesses under one roof - physician medical office, physical therapy, MRI services and outpatient surgery. All of our physicians and physician assistants are professionally trained and are board eligible/certified. BGO wants each patient to feel like they are the center focus. To do so, we combine our commitment of being the most affordable, high quality orthopaedic practice in the commonwealth. Ensuring our time-honored belief that at the core are our values, integrity, respect and compassion.

Media Contacts:

Darin Dillow, CEO
Sword Performance
(859) 523-4738

Andrew Carlson, MS, ATC
Director of Business Development
(859) 361-6965

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