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.
Golf Lecture: Stay in Mid-Season Form
(November 30, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Hear from the experts how to power train to increase distance, as well as learn certain elements of injury prevention, body mechanics, and lower extremity strengthening.
Physicians Provide Shoes and Critical Foot Care to Chicago's West Side Homeless
(November 23, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Johnny Lin and Dr. Simon Lee, foot and ankle surgeons and a group of orthopedic residents, physician assistants and medical students will give shoes, socks and medical care to homeless men and women at a shelter on Chicago's west side.
Dr. Craig Della Valle Selected as The Mark Coventry, MD Award Recipient (Dr. Craig J. Della Valle)
(November 20, 2015 - Chicago, IL) The Knee Society Education Committee has selected Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush hip and knee orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Craig Della Valle as The Mark Coventry, MD Award recipient.
MOR Recruiting Patients with Rotator Cuff Injuries for Clinical Trial
(November 16, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Shoulder physicians at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush are actively recruiting patients with rotator cuff injuries to participate in a clinical trial using stem cell injections.
Dual Mobility Implants for an Unstable Total Hip Arthroplasty (Dr. Craig J. Della Valle)
(November 16, 2015 - Chicago, IL) In the abstract of his presentation at the ICJR's Pan Pacific Orthopaedic Congress, Dr. Craig Della Valle shares data about dual mobility implants.
MOR Surgeons Demonstrate Latest Techniques at Elbow to Hand Symposium (Dr. John J. Fernandez)
(November 9, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Dr. John Fernandez demonstrates some of the latest surgical techniques for hand and wrist surgery during the 2015 MOR Elbow to Hand Symposium.
Dr. Nikhil Verma Named Director of Sports Medicine Research at Rush (Dr. Nikhil N. Verma)
(November 5, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Nikhil N. Verma, M.D., orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician with Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, has been named Professor and Director of Sports Medicine Research for the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center.
Dr. Anthony Romeo Tapped to Head Shoulder and Elbow Society (Dr. Anthony A. Romeo)
(November 4, 2015 - Chicago, IL) The nominating committee for the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) has selected Dr. Anthony Romeo as Vice President.
Misconceptions Regarding the Windmill Pitch and Overuse Injuries (Dr. Nikhil N. Verma)
(November 2, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Verma contributed to a story about the potential dangers of overuse injuries among softball pitchers who use the windmill pitch.
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Named Official Orthopedic Provider for Chicago Platform Tennis (Dr. Christopher J. DeWald)
(October 29, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush has been designated the Official Orthopedic Provider of the Chicago Men's and Women's Platform Tennis Leagues.
Study Shows Joint Replacement Improves Patients' Quality of Life (Dr. Joshua J. Jacobs)
(October 26, 2015 - Chicago, IL) According to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, people with knees worn out by arthritis will get more pain relief from joint replacement surgery.
Dr. Bush-Joseph Addresses Use of TXA to Enhance Joint Replacement Surgery (Dr. Charles A. Bush-Joseph)
(October 21, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Bush-Joseph, managing partner of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, discusses the appropriateness of a drug called tranexamic acid, or TXA, to enhance joint replacement surgery by reducing blood loss during these procedures.