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.
Taking a Look Back: MOR White Sox Team Physicians Receive World Series Rings
(July 31, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush is proud of the role they played in a remarkably healthy and successful White Sox 2005 World Series Championship season.
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush - The Team Behind the Teams
(July 28, 2015 - Chicago, IL) The pressure felt by professional athletes during a clutch moment of the big game is very relatable to the pressure felt by the sports medicine physicians of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush. Injuries happen every day in the world of professional sports, but fortunately they have a team of sports medicine physicians always ready to get in the game.
Lake Michigan Swim Helps Fund Cancer Research
(July 27, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Our swim in calm, and pretty warm, Lake Michigan is done. This year's Swim Across America (SAA) Chicago event raised $337,012, which will fund cancer research projects at Rush University Cancer Center.
Highest-Ranked Orthopedic Program in Illinois and No. 6 in the Nation
(July 23, 2015 - Chicago, IL) The 2015 rankings have just been released by U.S.News & World Report, naming Rush University Medical Center as the highest-ranked orthopedic program in Illinois and no. 6 in the nation!
3D Imaging Used to Remove Bone Cancer Helps to Save a 17-year Old (Dr. Matthew Colman)
(July 23, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Matthew Colman, an orthopedic surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, used 3D imaging to help treat a 17-year-old patient with osteosarcoma.
Study Shows Teen Athletes are Fastest Growing Population Undergoing Tommy John Surgery
(July 16, 2015 - Chicago, IL) New study conducted by MOR physicians Dr. Anthony Romeo, Dr. Charles Bush-Joseph and Dr. Bernard Bach, Jr. and published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine showed teenage athletes now make up the majority of patients undergoing Tommy John surgery.
MOR Physicians Serve as Venue Medical Directors at CONCACAF Gold Cup Games
(July 13, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine physicians, Dr. Joshua Blomgren and Dr. Gregory Nicholson served as Venue Medical Director and Assistant Venue Medical Director, respectively, at the CONCACAF Gold Cup Games in Chicago
MOR and IATA Receive Public Advocacy Award for Knees for Life Campaign
(July 13, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush and the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association receive the Public Advocacy Award from the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer for the 2014 'Knees for Life' campaign.
Chicago Healthbeat: Preventing Overuse Injuries in Youth Athletes
(July 10, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush is proud to offer the Alter G Anti-Gravity treadmill - a revolutionary approach to rehabilitation and training.
Shoulder Overuse Injuries Cause Concern for High School-Aged Athletes (Dr. Gregory P. Nicholson)
(July 7, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Gregory Nicholson, a shoulder specialist at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, recently helped a Wheaton volleyball player fulfill her dreams of playing at the collegiate level after a shoulder overuse injury.
Dr. Charles Bush-Joseph Receives Honorary Membership from NATA (Dr. Charles A. Bush-Joseph)
(June 27, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Charles Bush-Joseph, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Medical Director and head team physician for the Chicago White Sox, has been awarded an honorary membership from the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA).
Innovations That Have Significantly Impacted Spine Care
(June 19, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Becker's Spine Review recently asked spine surgeons, including Dr. Howard An and Dr. Kern Singh of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, 'Which innovations have changed the way spine care is delivered?'
Escalating Epidemic of Shoulder Overuse Syndrome in Young Athletes
(June 15, 2015 - Chicago, IL) Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine physicians discuss the escalating epidemic of shoulder overuse syndrome in young athletes.
Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association Selects Dr. Weber as President (Dr. Kathleen Weber)
(January 8, 2015 - Chicago, IL) The Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association (MLBTPA) for the first time, named a woman physician, Dr. Kathleen Weber, of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush to serve as president-elect.