Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush stands at the forefront of orthopedic treatment and research. Because of the group's focus on the highest level of patient care and cutting-edge research, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush is often in the news. Below are several recent news items for your review.
Lindsey Vonn's Return after ACL Repair (Dr. Brian J. Cole)
(January 26, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Cole and his colleagues at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush offer a Functional Sports Assessment (FSA) to their athlete-patients after ACL reconstruction.
Safe Snow Removal 101: Dr. Julia Bruene (Dr. Julia R. Bruene)
(January 26, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Sports medicine physician, Dr. Julia Bruene of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, talks with FOX Chicago about safe snow removal.
How to Reduce Your Risk of Common Winter Injuries (Dr. Adam B. Yanke)
(January 21, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine physician and winter sports enthusiast, Dr. Adam Yanke, talks with ABC7 Chicago about the most common winter injuries and how to reduce your risk while snow shoveling, running outside and snowboarding.
Dr. Fernandez Talks with NBC5 about Hand and Wrist Protection during Winter Activities (Dr. John J. Fernandez)
(January 20, 2015 - Chicago, IL) In this NBC5 story, Dr. John Fernandez, a hand and wrist surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, offers tips for protecting your hands and wrists while operating a snow blower or while snowboarding this winter.
International Cartilage Repair Society Selects Dr. Yanke to Participate in 'Aging Cartilage' Summit (Dr. Adam B. Yanke)
(January 19, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Adam Yanke, a Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine physician who specializes in cartilage restoration, recently attended the International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS) summit in Zermatt, Switzerland. This year's topic was Aging Cartilage.
Functional Sports Assessment Evaluates Safe Return to Play after ACL Reconstruction (Dr. Brian J. Cole)
(January 16, 2015 - Chicago, IL) The Jan/Feb 2015 issue of Sports Medicine Update focuses on ACL injuries among skiers. It includes "The Role of Functional Sports Assessment in the Return to Sport After ACL Reconstruction," written by Drs. Brian Cole, T. Sean Lynch and Christopher S. Ahmad.
Dr. Adam Yanke Talks Cartilage on Bulls TV (Dr. Adam B. Yanke)
(January 16, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Adam Yanke, orthopedic surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, was a guest on Bulls TV when the Chicago Bulls took on the Milwaukee Bucks last Saturday night.
Snow Removal Injury Prevention Tips
(January 15, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Snow is finally here. For homeowners, the good news is that 15 minutes of snow shoveling is considered good moderate physical activity. The bad news is that snow removal can cause sprains and strains.
Patients Needed for Groundbreaking Study for ACL-Preserving Knee Replacement Surgery (Dr. Craig J. Della Valle)
(January 13, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Craig Della Valle, hip and knee replacement surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR), is actively recruiting patients for a new total knee replacement procedure that preserves the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
What it takes to be a Super Athlete like Mary Kate Callahan (Dr. Gregory P. Nicholson)
(January 13, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Mary Kate is a patient of Dr. Gregory Nicholson, MOR shoulder physician who helps to keep her all-important shoulders healthy. MOR is also one of her sponsors.
Dr. Brian Cole Answers Patient Questions about Testing (Dr. Brian J. Cole)
(January 12, 2015 - Chicago, IL) In this video, MOR's sports medicine physician Dr. Brian Cole cautions there is much more involved when deciding on an appropriate treatment program for individual patients.
MOR Expert Says Knee Replacement Surgery Saves You Money (Dr. Joshua J. Jacobs)
(January 12, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Joshua Jacobs, hip and knee replacement surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, has carefully examined the cost benefits of joint replacement surgery in this video.
When Should a Patient Have Orthopedic Surgery? (Dr. Brian J. Cole)
(January 12, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine physician Dr. Brian Cole answers the question that many patients ask in this video: How do I know when it is time for orthopedic surgery?
Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association Selects Dr. Weber as President (Dr. Kathleen Weber)
(January 8, 2015 - Chicago, IL) The Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association (MLBTPA) for the first time, named a woman physician, Dr. Kathleen Weber, of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush to serve as president-elect.