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National Federation of State High School Associations' Pitch Count Mandate

MOR sports medicine shoulder specialist Dr. Gregory Nicholson discusses the importance of regulating pitch count for high school baseball players.

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Use of New Technology for Leg Lengthening Procedure after Golf Cart Accident

Dr. Monica Kogan, pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, used a new leg lengthening procedure with a magnetic device to help Carolyn.

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Golfers Get Back to Play after Spinal Surgery

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush minimally invasive spine surgeon Dr. Kern Singh is heading a research team that is studying just how quickly spine patients can return to playing golf.

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Spondylolisthesis and Spinal Stenosis Patient Returns to Golfing

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush spine surgeon Dr. Edward Goldberg discusses patient Larry Leffingwell's spondylolisthesis and spinal stenosis conditions.

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Baseball Pitchers and Overuse Injuries

Why are young baseball pitchers the target of so much scrutiny for overuse? Are there other sports/positions that compare to the overuse-type injuries pitchers face?

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Golfers Return to Same or Improved Handicap after Spinal Fusion

Dr. Frank Phillips, co-director of the MOR Minimally Invasive Spine Institute, conducted a study showing that most spinal fusion patients can get back on the golf course after surgery.

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Dr. Romeo Discusses Tommy John Epidemic and Pitching Overuse Injuries

Dr. Anthony Romeo, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine, elbow and shoulder surgeon, discusses what he calls the Tommy John epidemic among teenaged pitchers.

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Tommy John Surgery - Fastballs and Shoulder/Elbow Overuse

Dr. Anthony Romeo, shoulder and elbow physician at MOR, discusses how pitching fastballs and shoulder/elbow overuse can create injuries in young baseball players.

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High School Baseball Coaches "Not Listening to the Data" Says Dr. Anthony Romeo

A study by Dr. Anthony Romeo of Rush University Medical Center and other experts found that 15- to 19-year-old athletes account for more than half the number of Tommy John surgeries.

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Dr. Brian Cole Shares Insight on Athletes Returning from an ACL Tear

Brian Cole, M.D., orthopedic surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, shares his insight on athletes returning from anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries.

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Sparing the Scalpel: A Surgeon's Perspective on the Future of Orthopedics - TEDxRushU

In this TEDx talk, sports medicine expert & orthopedic surgeon Dr. Brian Cole "takes off the scrubs" to convey how contemporary thinking & treatments can "spare the scalpel" for injured & sidelined patients.

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Osteochondritis Dissecans in Gymnasts

Last year, there were 86,000 gymnastics-related injuries treated in hospitals, doctors' offices, clinics and ambulatory surgery centers.

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