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.
National Federation of State High School Associations' Pitch Count Mandate (Dr. Gregory P. Nicholson)
(July 28, 2016 - Chicago, IL) MOR sports medicine shoulder specialist Dr. Gregory Nicholson discusses the importance of regulating pitch count for high school baseball players.
Golfers Return to Same or Improved Handicap after Spinal Fusion (Dr. Frank M. Phillips)
(July 20, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Frank Phillips, co-director of the MOR Minimally Invasive Spine Institute, conducted a study showing that most spinal fusion patients can get back on the golf course after surgery.
Golfers Get Back to Play after Spinal Surgery (Dr. Kern Singh)
(July 13, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush minimally invasive spine surgeon Dr. Kern Singh is heading a research team that is studying just how quickly spine patients can return to playing golf.
Regulating Pitch Count for Young Baseball Players to Reduce Shoulder and Elbow Injuries
(July 11, 2016 - Chicago, IL) The issue of regulating pitch count for high school baseball players is a hot topic in many states, except for five which have implemented restrictions to preserve the health of young pitchers' shoulders and elbows.
Dr. Brian Cole Using Allografts for Younger Patients with Knee Arthritis (Dr. Brian J. Cole)
(July 11, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Brian Cole, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine physician discussed his work using donor allografts for younger patients with debilitating knee arthritis.
Dr. Romeo Discusses Tommy John Epidemic and Pitching Overuse Injuries (Dr. Anthony A. Romeo)
(July 6, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Anthony Romeo, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine, elbow and shoulder surgeon, discusses what he calls the Tommy John epidemic among teenaged pitchers.
Youth Baseball and Softball Safety Tips from Sports Medicine Experts
(July 5, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Weber and Dr. Bruene, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine orthopedic physicians, discuss the importance of kids making safety a priority when playing baseball and softball.
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush's Skate Safe in Forest Park (Dr. Mark S. Cohen)
(June 30, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Dimpal Patel, MOR physician assistant to Dr. Mark Cohen, greeted Forest Park kids during a Skate Safe event recently and shared her tips for safe skateboarding with them.
Dr. Julia Bruene on Summer Shoes and Foot Health (Dr. Julia R. Bruene)
(June 29, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Julia Bruene, sports medicine physician, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, talks about the do's and don'ts of summer footwear.
First-Ever Chicago Sports Summit Slated for October 5
(June 22, 2016 - Chicago, IL) The biggest names in Chicago sports will share their expertise on the business of sports and how it impacts the city during the first-ever Chicago Sports Summit.
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush among Nation's First Orthopedic Groups to Offer Package Pricing
(May 20, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush is one of the first orthopedic groups in the country to offer package pricing - a flat fee payment option - for treating some of the most common orthopedic conditions. MOR is also listing the price structure on their website for patients to see.
Dr. Kathleen Weber President of the MLB Team Physicians Association (Dr. Kathleen Weber)
(May 3, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Kathleen Weber, Chicago White Sox team physician and the Director of Primary Care/Sports Medicine and Women's Sports Medicine at Rush University Medical Center, has been elected President of the MLBTPA.