CHICAGO, Dec. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) is proud to announce its affiliation with Bo Jackson Elite Sports Center (BJES), Lockport. MOR physicians will serve as orthopedic providers for the center, which includes a 94,000 square-foot athlete training facility focusing on player development.
"It's an honor to be named team physicians for one of the foremost athletic training centers in the country," says Dr. Nikhil Verma, MOR sports medicine physician and Director of the Division of Sports Medicine program at Rush University Medical Center. "We are excited to join forces with BJES coaches and trainers to educate athletes about the importance of proper biomechanics, injury prevention and good orthopedic health so they can perform at their best."
"The team at Bo Jackson's Elite Sports is very excited about our new partnership with Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, an orthopedic group providing treatment for pro-sports teams, such as the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Fire Soccer Club," says BJES President Jim Thompson. "Our goal at BJES is to provide the best resources to our athletes and their families. This partnership will give our athletes the opportunity to be treated by one of the nation's top orthopedic groups and access to MOR's groundbreaking research and educational resources helping athletes develop a healthier approach to staying competitive."
ABOUT BO JACKSON ELITE SPORTS
Bo Jackson's Elite Sports- Lockport (BJES) is one of the nation's leading indoor sports training centers focusing on player development. The 94,000 square-foot training facility incorporates offensive, defensive and sports performance training for athletes of all skill levels. The center is home to Cangelosi Baseball, Bo Jackson's Football, and Bo Jackson's Sports Leadership Centers of America
ABOUT MIDWEST ORTHOPAEDICS AT RUSH
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) offers, unparalleled, comprehensive orthopedic services. MOR physicians are team physicians for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, and the Chicago Fire Soccer club. U.S. News & World Report ranks the orthopedic program at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, as No. 4 in the nation and it is the highest ranked program in Illinois. MOR has offices at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago; Oak Park; Westchester; Winfield; and Northwest Indiana. For more information or to make an appointment, visit www.rushortho.com. Follow us on Twitter @mor_docs.
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