Mar 5
Event

Stay on the Court

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine physicians want you to enjoy platform tennis all season. That’s why they are hosting a free injury prevention workshop specifically for paddle tennis players.  Join us on March 5th at the Keystone Center in River Forest, IL to learn more about avoiding platform tennis injuries. Dr. Julia Bruene and physical therapist Tracy Jones will share tips and techniques to ward off the most common paddle injuries and stay safe on and off the court.

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Keeping NBA Players Healthy During Long, Physically Demanding Season

Dr. Gregory Nicholson, sports medicine orthopedic surgeon and team physician for the Chicago Bulls, discusses the NBA All-Star break and managing the health of NBA players throughout a long, physically demanding regular season.

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Kern Singh, MD, Officially Launches Minimally Invasive Spine Study Group (MISSG)

The MISSG is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to promote research and advancement in the field of minimally invasive spine surgery.

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Patient story

Chriss Schaefer, Tennis Pro, Back on the Court

After 54 years on the tennis court, Chriss Schaefer’s knee had finally had enough. But the 64-year- old Hinsdale resident wasn’t ready to hang up her racquet.

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Dr. Nikhil N. Verma Named Head Team Physician for Chicago White Sox

Dr. Verma will take over the reins for Charles Bush-Joseph, M.D., who has been head team physician since 2003 and is stepping down to assume other leadership roles.

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Antonia Zaferious, Ph.D. Joins Rush as Director of Motion Analysis

Antonia Zaferiou, Ph.D., has joined Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush as the Director of Motion Analysis for the Division of Sports Medicine. In this role, she will oversee orthopedic and sports medicine research in the Motion Analysis Lab.

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Dr. Matthew Colman Using Custom-Fitted Spine Implants to Help Patients

Inside Health, a publication by Rush University Medical Center, recently featured Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush spine physician Dr. Matthew Colman in a story called ‘Custom-Fitted Spine Implants.'

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Preventing ACL Injuries

Dr. Adam Yanke, recently sat down to discuss a study that showed athletes with fatigue are at higher risk for anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries.

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Dr. Brian Cole Awarded Inaugural Allosource Inspiration Award

AlloSource, in recognition of its work with Dr. Steven Gitelis of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, recently created the “Dr. Steven Gitelis Inspiration Award,” honoring a doctor or clinician that inspires through his or her work in treating patients with donated human allografts.

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Chicago Magazine Names Dr. Steven Gitelis Top Cancer Doctor

Dr. Steven Gitelis was not only named one of Chicago Magazine’s “Top Cancer Docs,” but he was also featured in a story about the hybrid plasma scalpel.

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Dr. Scott Sporer Featured in USA Today

USA Today recently featured Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush joint replacement surgeon Dr. Scott Sporer in an article entitled ‘Joint Adventures.’

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Dr. Kern Singh Promoted to Full Professor

Dr. Kern Singh has been promoted to full Professor in the Department of Orthoapedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center. 

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