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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.

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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.

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Rush Ranked #6 Hospital in the U.S. for Orthopedics; Top in Illinois

(July 15, 2014 - Chicago, IL) U.S.News & World Report, which annually publishes a list of the best hospital specialty programs in the country, just released its 2014 ranking, naming Rush University Medical Center as the #6 orthopedic program in the nation and the top ranked program in Illinois.

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Ankle Replacement Surgery for Patients Suffering from Ankle Arthritis

(July 14, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush foot and ankle specialists, Dr. Johnny Lin and Dr. Simon Lee believe the new technology used in ankle replacement surgery (also called ankle arthroplasty) allows for better mobility and flexibility than ankle fusion.

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Dr. Kathleen Weber Discuses Being a Female NBA Physician (Dr. Kathleen Weber)

(July 3, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Weber answers questions about her role as the only female physician for the MLB and one of two female physicians for the NBA and provides her insights about sports medicine.

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Rush Honors Dr. David Cheng as the 'Dr. Sukunya Dunphy Memorial Teacher of the Year' (Dr. David S. Cheng)

(July 2, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Dr. David Cheng, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush board certified physical medicine and pain management specialist, was selected by Rush University Medical Center as the 'Dr. Sukunya Dunphy Memorial Teacher of the Year.'

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Evidence-based Use of Metatarsal Pads to Relieve Foot Pain (Dr. George B. Holmes)

(July 2, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Metatarsalgia, pain in the ball of the foot during weight-bearing activities such as running, walking and standing, has a number of causes and treatment options.

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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.

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Top Orthopedic Knee Surgeons Who Practice in ASC

(June 27, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Congratulations to Dr. Bush-Joseph and Dr. Cole, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine physicians, for being selected by Becker's ASC Review as two of the 'four magnificent orthopedic knee surgeons who practice in ambulatory surgery centers (ASC).'

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Dr. Kern Singh Discusses Tiger's Return to Golf after Back Surgery (Dr. Kern Singh)

(June 26, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Singh, co-director of the Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Minimally Invasive Spine Institute comments, on Tiger Woods' back surgery and his return to golf.

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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.

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Dr. Monica Kogan First to Use New Technology for Leg Lengthening Procedure (Dr. Monica Kogan)

(June 19, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Monica Kogan, pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, used a new leg lengthening procedure with a magnetic device to help patient Carolyn White.

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Avoiding the Most Common Weight Lifting Injuries (Dr. Anthony A. Romeo)

(June 9, 2014 - Chicago, IL) As Americans penchant for lifting weights leads to better muscle tone and overall improved fitness, fitness buffs should beware of the injuries associated with weight lifting, especially to the shoulder.

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Degenerative Scoliosis and XLIF Procedure: Dr. Phillips Measures Positive Outcomes in New Study (Dr. Frank M. Phillips)

(June 5, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Frank Phillips, co-director of the Minimally Invasive Spine Institute at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, recently published results of a study examining the eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF) procedure for patients with degenerative scoliosis.

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