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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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Daily Herald Features Dr. Mark Cohen and Tommy John Surgery Patient (Dr. Mark S. Cohen)

(August 29, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Mark Cohen's (MOR Hand, Wrist and Elbow Institute) discusses the 2017 national pitch count mandate, and the effect on his patient Ryan Hodgett.

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Study: Limiting Innings Pitched after Tommy John Surgery for MLB Players

(August 25, 2016 - Chicago, IL) With the stakes so high for pitchers in Major League Baseball (MLB), it is critical to get answers regarding one of the most rapidly growing procedures in orthopedics - ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (UCLR), a.k.a., Tommy John Surgery.

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Kathleen Weber, MD Talks Youth Sports Concussion Diagnosis and Treatment (Dr. Kathleen Weber)

(August 22, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Kathy Weber, sports medicine orthopedic physician provides some important information about the diagnosis and treatment of sports concussions.

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Dr. Phillips Discusses the Future of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Package Pricing and ASCs (Dr. Frank M. Phillips)

(August 18, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Frank Phillips talks about the current state of minimally invasive spine surgery and its future, bundled payments or package pricing, and outpatient ambulatory surgery centers.

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Mending Broken Bones for Olympic Athletes and Ordinary Patients (Dr. Joel C. Williams)

(August 16, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Joel Williams, orthopedic surgeon, explains treatments for Olympians, and us.

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Rush University Medical Center Orthopaedic Program Ranked No. 4 in the U.S.; Top in Illinois

(August 4, 2016 - Chicago, IL) U.S.News & World Report released its annual ranking of Best Hospitals and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center, consisting of physicians of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, was ranked the fourth best orthopedic program in the nation and continues its legacy as the top-ranked orthopedic program in Illinois.

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Dr. Julia Bruene Explains Sports Safety and How to Protect Your Child During the Game (Dr. Julia R. Bruene)

(August 3, 2016 - Chicago, IL) Sports medicine physician Dr. Julia Bruene of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush talks about preventing some of the more serious childhood sports injuries.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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