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.
Preventing Concussions - Is the Latest Technology Effective? (Dr. Jeffrey M. Mjaanes)
(August 28, 2014 - Chicago, IL) By now, most sports fans are aware of the possible link between NFL players who sustained multiple concussions during their career and the resulting neurologic problems. However, many are not aware that the CDC has compiled some frightening statistics on children and concussion.
2014 Swim Across America Chicago for Team MOR/Rush Cancer Center
(August 28, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Thank you Chicago swimmers and volunteers for being part of an amazing cancer swim on July 26th! Thanks to your hard work, we raised over $325,000, which will fund several early-stage cancer research projects in 2015 at Rush University Cancer Center.
Proactive Approach to Reverse the Growing Trend of ACL Injuries
(August 26, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Over the past ten years, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine physicians have seen the number of ACL injuries among youth athletes skyrocket.
Ten Knee Surgeries that Impact History (Dr. Brian J. Cole)
(August 21, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Brian Cole, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, who performed knee surgery on the Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose, was named to the 'Ten Knee Surgeries that Impact History' list.
Ankle Replacement for MOR Patients Provides New Lease on Life
(August 19, 2014 - Chicago, IL) With all the new advancements in ankle surgery, more patients are back to enjoying life without pain. Dr. Lin and Dr. Lee had this to say about ankle replacement surgery on ABC 30 Health Watch.
What You Should Know Before Your Hip Replacement (Dr. Joshua J. Jacobs)
(August 13, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Joshua Jacobs, MOR hip specialist contributes to a recent article in Health U.S.News & World Report about things to keep in mind when considering a hip replacement.
MOR Physicians Considered Leaders of Chicago Healthcare
(August 13, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Becker's Hospital Review recently listed 75 people who have contributed to the shape of healthcare in Chicago, including Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush physicians.
Dr. Bush-Joseph to Provide Medical Coverage for MLB All-Star Series in Japan (Dr. Charles A. Bush-Joseph)
(August 12, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Charles Bush-Joseph, MOR sports medicine physician and head team physician for the Chicago White Sox, has been selected by the MLBPA and MLB to provide orthopedic coverage for their 11th Annual All-Star Series tour in Japan.
Shoulder Replacement Surgery for Rheumatoid Arthritis Sufferers (Dr. Anthony A. Romeo)
(August 4, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Anthony Romeo, director of shoulder and elbow surgery at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, about the effectiveness of shoulder replacement surgery for patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Using Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) to Treat Injuries (Dr. Brian J. Cole)
(July 25, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Brian Cole, sports medicine physician at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush was featured in this Chicago Health story about the future of platelet rich plasma (PRP) treatment for orthopedic conditions.
Back Surgery: What You Need to Know Before Going under the Knife (Dr. Kern Singh)
(June 30, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Kern Singh, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) spine surgeon and co-director of the MOR Minimally Invasive Spine Institute recently contributed to Heath Radar's 'Ask the Doctor' column.
What Parents Need to Know about ACL Injuries, Treatment and Prevention (Dr. Nikhil N. Verma)
(June 25, 2014 - Chicago, IL) In this interview with WSCR-AM (The Score) reporter Adam Harris, Dr. Nikhil Verma, Donna Williams, PT, MHS, ART Certified and Dave Heidloff, ATC of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush discuss what parents need to know about ACL injuries, treatment and prevention.