NBC 5 Sports Injury Report: Dr. Mark Cohen, hand, wrist and elbow specialist, talks about Tommy John surgery to treat medial epicondylitis, a common injury among baseball pitchers.
Dr. Antonia Zaferiou runs the motion analysis lab at Rush University Medical Center. Along with Drs. Anthony Romeo and Nikhil Verma, both sports medicine surgeons and team physicians for the Chicago White Sox, she is studying the motion behind common sports injuries, including those sustained by baseball pitchers. Her research will help determine 'how much [...]
Dr. Joshua Blomgren, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush sports medicine physician and a team doctor for the Chicago White Sox, talks with Jake Hamilton of FOX TV's Good Day Chicago about preventing and treating throwing injuries among baseball players. His patient Jake Smith recently had a ulnar collateral ligament tear and underwent PRP to treat it [...]
With the Cubs in the spotlight this playoff season, Jake Hamilton of FOX TV's Good Day Chicago, went to Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush to speak with the team physicians for the Chicago White Sox about how to keep pitchers healthy. He talked with Dr. Nikhil Verma, a sports medicine surgeon and a White Sox physician. [...]
Mary Boken, 18, of Wheaton was a senior stand-out volleyball player at St. Francis High School. Recruited to play outside hitter in the fall of 2015 at Clemson University, she was looking forward to a bright college volleyball career. However, her increasing shoulder pain threatened her plan. Boken, who has been playing volleyball since 4th [...]
Alarming Increase in Youth Shoulder and Elbow Injuries: Athletic Trainers and Physicians Create Prevention Program
CHICAGO, IL, March 28, 2015 – Alarmed by the rising number of young athletes with shoulder and elbow overuse injuries, the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association (IATA) and sports medicine physicians at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) are recommending schools and travel teams implement prevention programs for athletes at risk. MOR physicians, who are team doctors [...]