Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush specializes in providing comprehensive sports medicine services including the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
Regardless of the level of the athlete—recreational, high school, college, even professionals—Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush strives to provide the highest quality, state-of-the-art health care services.
A testament to the quality of our sports medicine program is the large number of high-level athletes that we've successfully treated and returned to peak performance.
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine physicians are board-certified, fellowship-trained specialists in sports medicine and include orthopedic surgeons and primary care sports physicians. These physicians take a comprehensive approach to treating sports injuries, which includes superior diagnostics, physical therapy, pain management, and when necessary, the latest surgical techniques.
Youth Sports Injury Prevention
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush is committed to helping youth athletes stay in the game and recently partnered with the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association to survey the state's licensed high school athletic trainers to determine what sports injuries they see the most. The top five most common youth sports injuries include: knee injuries, shoulder overuse syndrome, back pain, wrist fractures/sprains and concussion.
View our Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Youth Sports Injury Prevention section for more information about the top five youth sports injuries, treatment and prevention strategies from MOR sports medicine physicians, testimonials from youth athletes and downloadable youth sports injury prevention tips and exercise guides.
For additional information about the Sports Medicine program at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, please call 877 MD BONES (877.632.6637).
• Bernard R. Bach Jr., M.D.
• Joshua Blomgren, D.O.
• Charles A. Bush-Joseph, M.D.
• Brian J. Cole, M.D., M.B.A.
• Brian Forsythe, M.D.
• Karen Gustafson, M.D.
• Jeffrey M. Mjaanes, M.D.
• Gregory P. Nicholson, M.D.
• Shane Jay Nho, M.D.
• Anthony A. Romeo, M.D.
• Nikhil N. Verma, M.D.
• Kathleen M. Weber, M.D.
Standing L-R: Dr. Mjaanes; Dr. Verma; Dr Blomgren; Dr. Bush-Joseph;
Dr. Shane Nho; Dr. Bernard R. Bach, Jr., Director of Sports Medicine;
Seated L-R: Dr. Weber; Dr. Cole; Dr. Nicholson; Dr. Romeo;
Not Pictured: Dr. Forsythe, Dr. Gustafson.
Expanded Sports Medicine Clinic Hours
Dr. Charles Bush-Joseph is now seeing patients until 6:30 p.m. on Mondays at Prairie Medical Center.
Dr. Joshua Blomgren, internal sports medicine, is now seeing patients until 6:30 p.m. on Mondays at Prairie Medical Center.