Avoiding Slips and Falls During Winter Weather

January 15, 2018

When the temperatures drop, falling on the snow and ice becomes a common threat. When people go down, the most common injuries are to the hand, wrist and elbow. Dr. Mark Cohen (hand, wrist and elbow surgeon) of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush and Rush University Medical Center, talks with NBC5 and CBS2 about the proper way to fall in icy conditions in Chicago. 

About Dr. Mark Cohen

Dr. Cohen was again selected one of Chicago's "Top Doctors" in Hand and Orthopaedic Surgery by Chicago Magazine in 2018. He was previously honored in this fashion in 1997, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016, every year the "Top Doctors" edition has been published. U.S.News & World Report rates him in the top 1% of physicians in his specialty in the nation. Dr. Cohen was recently named the 2017 recipient of the Excellence in Clinical Service award by Rush University, which recognizes faculty who demonstrate continuous excellence in clinical care, leadership and scholarship.