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. Joshua J. Jacobs Named Associate Provost for Research at Rush University (Dr. Joshua J. Jacobs)
(September 30, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Joshua J. Jacobs, MD, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, has been named Associate Provost for Research at Rush University, effective November 1, 2014. Dr. Jacobs will continue in his role as chairperson of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Chicago Riot Selects Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush as Team Physicians
(September 29, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush is pleased to be the official physician group for the Chicago Riot Rugby Club.
Danger of Second Impact Syndrome among High School Athletes (Dr. Jeffrey M. Mjaanes)
(September 25, 2014 - Chicago, IL) In 2009, nearly 250,000 people 19 and younger were treated in emergency rooms across the country for sports and recreation related injuries that included concussions.
Dr. Jeffrey Mjaanes Named Team Physician for U.S. Rugby Team (Dr. Jeffrey M. Mjaanes)
(September 24, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Jeffrey Mjaanes, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine specialist, has recently been added to the medical team for the USA Men's Rugby team, the USA Eagles.
Study on Concussion Recovery and an Athlete's Return to Play (Dr. Jeffrey M. Mjaanes)
(September 16, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Jeffrey Mjaanes, sports medicine physician at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush discusses concussion recovery, treatment and how he decides if an athlete is ready to return to play.
Dr. Mjaanes Featured in BCBS 'Be Smart. Be Well.' Kids, Concussion and Recovery Video (Dr. Jeffrey M. Mjaanes)
(September 15, 2014 - Chicago, IL) The Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) educational health site "Be Smart. Be Well." recently called upon Dr. Jeffrey Mjaanes, sports medicine physician at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, when they were looking for an expert to feature in a consumer video about concussion in youth athletes.
MLB Player Undergoes Hip Arthroscopy
(September 8, 2014 - Chicago, IL) All-star Troy Tulowitzki, shortstop for the Colorado Rockies, underwent surgery on August 15 to repair a torn labrum in his left hip. Midwest Orthopedics at Rush is one of the few practices performing hip arthroscopy in Chicago.
Dr. Della Valle Receives MSIS Award for Best Clinical Science Paper (Dr. Craig J. Della Valle)
(September 5, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Craig Della Valle, MOR hip and knee reconstruction and replacement orthopedic surgeon, received the 2014 Musculoskeletal Infection Society (MSIS) Jon T Mader Award.
MOR Physicians Research Incidence and Trends of ACL Reconstruction
(September 2, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Two Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine physicians, Dr. Brian Cole and Dr. Bernard Bach, were involved in ACL reconstruction research recently published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
Preventing Concussions - Is the Latest Technology Effective? (Dr. Jeffrey M. Mjaanes)
(August 28, 2014 - Chicago, IL) By now, most sports fans are aware of the possible link between NFL players who sustained multiple concussions during their career and the resulting neurologic problems. However, many are not aware that the CDC has compiled some frightening statistics on children and concussion.
Proactive Approach to Reverse the Growing Trend of ACL Injuries
(August 26, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Over the past ten years, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine physicians have seen the number of ACL injuries among youth athletes skyrocket.
What You Should Know Before Your Hip Replacement (Dr. Joshua J. Jacobs)
(August 13, 2014 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Joshua Jacobs, MOR hip specialist contributes to a recent article in Health U.S.News & World Report about things to keep in mind when considering a hip replacement.