The Sports Medicine and Shoulder service at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush specializes in providing comprehensive care for conditions involving the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee. The Division is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in clinical care, education and translational research allowing patients to benefit from the most up-to-date treatment and therapies available. We pride ourselves on helping patients to avoid surgery, utilize regenerative medicine and non-surgical techniques whenever possible, and implement an evidence-based approach to the care and treatment of our patients. Our physicians provide care to patients and athletes from across the globe who are seeking expertise in areas such as hip preservation, cartilage restoration, shoulder and knee reconstruction. In addition, our physicians are routinely invited to speak at national and international meetings including live surgical demonstrations given their expertise in sports medicine and the most contemporary minimally invasive surgical techniques.
You don’t have to be an athlete to see a sports medicine physician at Midwest Orthopedics. Our physicians care for a range of pathologic conditions in patients of all ages, from adolescents to seniors. Conditions treated include growth abnormalities, occupational injuries, sport or daily activities, as well as degenerative conditions including arthritis of the knee, shoulder and hip.
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine physicians are board-certified, fellowship-trained specialists and include orthopedic surgeons and primary care sports physicians. Our physicians will implement a comprehensive approach to treating our patients including superior diagnostics, physical therapy, pain management, and when necessary, the latest surgical techniques. In addition, our non-operative and post-surigical treatment protocols focus on rehabilitation and performance enhancement as well as injury risk reduction following return-to-sport.
For our athletes, we care for patients of all skill levels—recreational, high school, college, and 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 in our role as team physicians for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Fire, Windy City Bulls and DePaul University.