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Jul 29, 2020, 16:28 ET Rush University Medical Center's Orthopedic Program Ranked No. 5 In U.S.; Top in IL and IN

The orthopedic program at Rush University Medical Center continues its legacy of excellence with a 2020 ranking by U.S. News & World Report as No. 5...


May 20, 2020, 12:08 ET Dr. Brian J. Cole Named President of the Arthroscopy Association of North America

Brian J. Cole, M.D., M.B.A, sports medicine surgeon and Managing Partner at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, has been named President of the Arthroscopy ...


May 05, 2020, 14:07 ET Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Safely Expands Patient Care at all Locations

Chicago area patients who have been living with pain due to musculoskeletal conditions during the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order can now safely...


Mar 09, 2020, 14:30 ET Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Acquires New Eye Tracking Technology to Better Assess Concussion

Clinicians can now put down the pencil when tracking the eye movements of patients with a suspected concussion. Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) is ...


Feb 20, 2020, 10:30 ET Joint Replacement Surgeon Dr. Vasili Karas Joins Midwest Orthopaedics At Rush

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) welcomes the newest member to its joint replacement surgical team: Vasili Karas, MD. He is a fellowship-trained...


Jan 15, 2020, 10:15 ET Midwest Orthopaedics At Rush And Rush University Medical Center Hire Dr. Elizabeth Pieroth To Take Chicago Area Concussions Head-On

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) and Rush University Medical Center welcome Elizabeth M. Pieroth, PsyD, ABPP, board-certified Clinical...


Dec 02, 2019, 11:30 ET Dr. Brian Cole Implements New Wound Closure Innovation To Ease And Improve Healing

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) is the first in the Chicago area to utilize a new wound closure technology: Micro-Anchor Skin Closures by...


Nov 06, 2019, 10:45 ET Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Brings its Nationally Ranked, All-Star Care to Naperville

Residents of Chicago's far western suburbs who suffer from joint or spine pain, or have experienced sports injuries, can now receive treatment from...


May 21, 2019, 10:45 ET Brand New Artificial Cervical Disc Means No More Pain Or Stiff Necks

For people suffering from neck or arm pain due to cervical disc degeneration, there is an alternative to spinal fusion which relieves pain and...


Mar 18, 2019, 09:30 ET Midwest Orthopaedics At Rush First In Chicago To Use New Robotic Technology In Spine Surgery

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) is the first in Chicago to use the Mazor X™ Robotic Guidance Platform for some of its spinal fusion surgery...


Feb 07, 2019, 16:43 ET Chicago Doctor Reveals Benefits Of Being A Female Physician For The Pros

She may be five foot three and 110 pounds soaking wet, but Dr. Kathleen Weber of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) can get a 250-pound outfielder...


Nov 28, 2018, 15:32 ET Chicago Physicians Help Homeless Get Back On Their Feet

Who: In the ultimate act of service during Chicago's cold holiday season, Midwest Orthopaedic at Rush (MOR) physicians and their staff, and medical...


Nov 08, 2018, 11:16 ET Patients With Knee Cartilage Defects Recruited For Chicago Study Using Cutting-Edge Procedure To Help Regrow Cartilage

Active people who are struggling with knee pain or knee cartilage abnormalities may benefit from a Rush University Medical Center clinical trial...


Aug 14, 2018, 16:50 ET Rush Orthopaedic Program Ranked No. 4 in the U.S.; Top in Illinois

U. S. News & World Report released its 2018-2019 Best Hospitals National Ranking and the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush University Medical ...


May 10, 2018, 10:51 ET Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Selected as Official Team Physicians for the Chicago Dogs

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) has been selected as the official team physician for Chicago's newest professional baseball team, the Chicago Dogs....


Apr 10, 2018, 03:32 ET Rising Number Of Baseball Players Getting Ulnar Neuritis, An Elbow Condition Keeping Them Off The Field

First it was Tommy John; now another elbow condition is throwing a curve ball at young baseball players. With more kids playing baseball year-round...


Mar 15, 2018, 10:15 ET Chicago Orthopedic Physicians Urge Patients To Do Their Homework Before Jumping Into Stem Cell/Biologic Therapy

Chicago orthopedic physicians are urging patients to do their homework before opting for stem cells and other biologic therapies for orthopedic...


Feb 26, 2018, 09:15 ET First-Ever National Study Shows Majority Of Paddle Tennis Players Sustained Injuries From Playing The Sport

The first-ever national study of platform (paddle) tennis injuries revealed 66 percent of paddle tennis players say they sustained an injury from...


Oct 12, 2017, 14:37 ET Pro Sports Figures And Community Leaders Tackle Youth Violence In Chicago

The lack of role models for Chicago youth is a major reason teenage boys turn to violence. That was the consensus of a group of celebrity sports...


Sep 11, 2017, 13:43 ET Chicago Luminaries Tackle Issues Of Violence And Ways To Keep Teens Active During Oct. 4 Chicago Sports Summit

Pro sports celebrities and Chicago community leaders will explore compelling topics about the impact of sports in Chicago during the 2nd Annual...


Jun 29, 2017, 18:18 ET Franciscan Health Munster Joins With Leading Orthopedic Group

Franciscan Health Munster has entered into a co-management agreement with Chicago-based Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR), a physician-owned...


Jun 02, 2017, 11:00 ET Free Lockport Clinic On Overuse Injuries Will "Hit Home" For Youth Ballplayers

Calling all young baseball and softball players! A study in The American Journal of Sports Medicine shows most throwing athletes report arm pain and...


Apr 11, 2017, 13:13 ET Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush 4th Annual Workers' Compensation Conference Scheduled for May 4

Illinois and Indiana professionals in workers' compensation can learn about the latest developments in Illinois workers' compensation legislation and ...


Mar 13, 2017, 10:45 ET First-Ever National Study Shows Majority Of Paddle Tennis Players Sustained Injuries From Playing The Sport

The first-ever national study of platform (paddle) tennis injuries revealed 66 percent of paddle tennis players say they sustained an injury from...


Feb 22, 2017, 10:00 ET Dr. Nikhil N. Verma Named Head Team Physician for Chicago White Sox

Nikhil N. Verma, M.D., sports medicine physician with Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR), has been named head team physician for the Chicago White...