Sports Medicine Orthopedic Physician
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Dr. Blomgren's practice provides Osteopathic Manipulation, Joint and Musculoskeletal Injections, Fracture Care, Concussion Management, Compartment Pressure Testing, Sports Dermatology and Sports Physicals. He is one of the co-team physicians for the Chicago White Sox, head team physician for Willowbrook High School athletics, team physician/medical director for Snoop Youth Football League-Chicago, serves as medical provider for Bank of America Chicago Marathon and Medical Director for Chicago Athlete Magazine 20-Miler.
A native of West Point, Iowa, where he was valedictorian of his class and a four-sport athlete in high school, Dr. Blomgren came to the Chicago metro area to attend Benedictine University in Lisle, IL. He was a member of the men's soccer team there. Dr. Blomgren received his D.O. degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University. While there he served as class president for two years and received the Dean's Commendation Award. During his time there he became interested in musculoskeletal medicine and developed a love for Osteopathic Manipulation. He completed a Family Practice Residency at Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago, IL. Dr. Blomgren is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Following residency, he completed a Fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine at Rush University Medical Center where he worked alongside many of the physicians at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush. During his fellowship, Dr. Blomgren served as one of the team physicians for DePaul University and Trinity International University providing injury evaluations in the training room and providing sideline coverage for home football, basketball and soccer games.
Dr. Blomgren is dedicated to caring for the injured athlete and diagnosing and treating a variety of musculoskeletal disorders and conditions. He has provided numerous talks to parents, student athletes and coaches on a variety of current sports issues and injury prevention. Having been a collegiate soccer player, Dr. Blomgren understands the needs and challenges the injured athlete faces.
|Practice Emphasis:||Sports Medicine|
|Medical School:||Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL|
|Residency:||Family Practice Residency, Resurrection Medical Center, Chicago, IL|
|Fellowship:||Primary Care Sports Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL|
|Board Certification:||Board Certified - Sports Medicine|
Board Certified - American Board of Family Medicine
|Special Procedures:||Osteopathic Manipulation|
Joint and Musculoskeletal Injections
Compartment Pressure Testing
Sports Physicals (elementary, high school, college, club sports)
Primary care sports medicine for pediatric athletes, including those with special needs
Primary care and exercise prescriptions for adult athletes, including recreational athletes, marathoners and triathletes, weightlifters, bodybuilder, cyclists, etc.
|Research Interests:||Shoulder Injuries in Softball Pitchers|
Injuries in Endurance Athletes
* Dr. Blomgren is now seeing patients until 6:30 p.m. on Mondays.
In the News
Bank of America Chicago Marathon: A 26.2 Mile Race through the Streets of Chicago
Dr. Blomgren's Recommendations for Heavy Backpacks and Back Pain
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush 1st Annual Sports Medicine Summit a Big Success
Dr. Blomgren Discusses How to Stay Injury-Free When Running
Dr. Blomgren Talks about New Football Rules Regarding Helmets
MOR's Tammy Sciortino and Dr. Blomgren Volunteer at Largest Gymnastics Meet in the World
Dr. Blomgren & Fellow Ryan Cole Save Runner's Life at Bank of America Chicago Marathon
Former Chicago Bear Hunter Hillenmeyer Offers Advice on Concussion Awareness
Hunter Hillenmeyer and MOR Physicians Speak to Parents about Youth Sports Injuries
Former Chicago Bear, Hillenmeyer and Dr. Blomgren on Concussion Injuries
Increased Incidence of Sports Injuries among Youth Athletes
Chicago Red Stars Announce: Dr. Blomgren Team Physician
Dr. Blomgren Medical Director for Chicago United Hoops Classic
MOR Provides Medical Coverage for Largest Gymnastics Meet in the World
Dr. Blomgren Explains How Athletes can Keep Running in the Winter Cold
Dr. Josh Blomgren Serves as Medical Director of the Chicago 20-Miler Run
Overtraining in High School Athletes
MOR Partners with Snoop Youth Football League Chicago
Dr. Blomgren Blogs from Chicago United Hoops Classic
Dr. Blomgren Blogs from White Sox Spring Training
Dr. Blomgren Discusses the Use of Power Wristbands
Monday Night Sports Injury Clinic is Now Open!