Patient Story

Suffering a concussion at 30,000 feet in the air

Meet Marcela Monaco, 56, of Elmhurst, who recently suffered a concussion while working as a flight attendant.

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Total shoulder replacement patient finally free from pain

Now that elective surgeries are permitted again after COVID-19 forced doctors to perform only essential operations, patients like Judy Susmarski can finally get relief from life-altering pain.

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Marathon runner is back on track after hamstring repair surgery

Gina Uebelhor's multi-marathon plan had been on track until a couple of years ago when pain in the back of her leg slowed her down.

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Hip specialists partner to correct an adult’s painful hip problems

Shortly after she was born, Erin Roark, 37, of Valparaiso, IN, was diagnosed with a birth defect called hip dysplasia during a routine well-baby visit.

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Virtual doctor visits keeping patients happy and healthy

Patients at Midwest Orthopedics at Rush are thriving with telemedicine visits as a new care option.

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Telemedicine Allows Patients with Joint Pain to Receive Treatment Now

If you suffer from joint pain and are practicing social distancing, you don’t have to wait for an expert evaluation.

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Former Football Player Active Again After Knee Replacement

After struggling with knee pain due to arthritis, Mark Nigro consulted joint replacement surgeon Dr. Scott Sporer.

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Back to Skiing after Fractured Hip

When Jason Nicholai fell while trick skiing at the family lake house, he worried about what this meant for summers to come.

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Back to CrossFit After Elbow Surgery

When elbow pain limited Tommy Menzer's ability to workout, he knew it was time to see a specialist.

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Tyler's Story

After suffering a broken arm on the ice, hockey player Tyler Wipff, 15 turned to Dr. Xavier Simcock.

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Michelle's Story

After several years of hip pain, long-time Naperville resident Michelle Reid eventually found that being active became too difficult.

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College Lacrosse Player Back From Knee Injury

While playing offense in a game in Virginia, Kalie Miller landed awkwardly and immediately knew she had injured her knee.

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