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.
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.
Tommy John Surgery - Fastballs and Shoulder/Elbow Overuse (Dr. Anthony A. Romeo)
(June 28, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Anthony Romeo, shoulder and elbow physician at MOR, discusses how pitching fastballs and shoulder/elbow overuse can create injuries in young baseball players.
Doctors and Athletic Trainers Urge States to Regulate Pitch Count for High School Pitchers
(June 23, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Sports medicine physicians at MOR are joining forces with athletic trainers and pitching experts calling for all states to regulate pitch count for youth pitchers, due to an increase in Tommy John surgeries.
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 Welcomes Dr. Joel C. Williams (Dr. Joel C. Williams)
(June 21, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Midwest Orthopedics at Rush extends a warm welcome to Dr. Joel C. Williams, trauma orthopedic surgeon, specializing in complex hip disorders.
Study Reveals Outcome of Hip Arthroscopy Effectiveness Depends on Patient's Age and Sex
(June 20, 2016 - Chicago, IL) In a new study by Dr. Shane Nho and Dr. Charles Bush-Joseph, arthroscopic surgery is proven to be successful for both males and females, especially those under 45.
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Physicians Named Team Doctors for the Chicago Fire
(June 19, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine physicians Dr. Joshua Blomgren and Dr. Brian Forsythe have been designated team physicians for the Chicago Fire Soccer Club.
Hand, Wrist and Elbow Patient Skates Safe after Breaking Arm (Dr. Robert Wysocki)
(June 15, 2016 - Chicago, IL) A Hammond, IN skateboarder, who was recently injured, spoke about skateboarding safety. The story featured his physician, MOR hand, wrist and elbow specialist, Dr. Robert Wysocki, who is leading an initiative called Skate Safe.
Is Minimally Invasive Hip Surgery the Best Option? (Dr. Shane J. Nho)
(June 7, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Shane Nho, an orthopedic surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, specializing in hip arthroscopy, discusses his patient outcomes.
Skateboard-Related Injuries on the Rise - MOR's Skate Safe Initiative (Dr. John J. Fernandez)
(June 6, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Dr. John Fernandez, a MOR hand, wrist and elbow specialist, treats skateboarding injuries during the summer months that in many cases he feels could have been prevented.
High School Baseball Coaches 'Not Listening to the Data' Says Dr. Anthony Romeo (Dr. Anthony A. Romeo)
(May 31, 2016 - Chicago, IL) A study by Dr. Anthony Romeo of Rush University Medical Center and other experts found that 15- to 19-year-old athletes account for more than half the number of Tommy John surgeries.
Dr. Bush-Joseph Provides Perspective on Epidemic of Tommy John Surgery (Dr. Charles A. Bush-Joseph)
(May 31, 2016 - Chicago, IL) MOR orthopedic surgeon Dr. Charles Bush-Joseph provides his perspective on limiting pitch counts for Illinois High School Association (IHSA) baseball players.
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.