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Jun 09, 2015, 11:25 ET Free Gym Bag Tags With Prevention Exercises Help Athletes Save 'Shoulders For Life'

Overhead athletes who participate in volleyball, tennis, lacrosse, baseball, softball and gymnastics will benefit from complimentary gym bag tags...


Jun 04, 2015, 10:00 ET Free Growth Chart Helps Parents Monitor Child's Spine Health During National Scoliosis Awareness Month

Early diagnosis is the key to treating scoliosis, an s-shaped curve of the spine often found in pre-adolescent children. Since June is National...


Apr 22, 2015, 10:00 ET Alarming Increase in Youth Shoulder and Elbow Injuries: Athletic Trainers and Physicians Create Prevention Program

Alarmed by the rising number of young athletes with shoulder and elbow overuse injuries, the Illinois Athletic Trainers Association (IATA) and sports ...


Apr 09, 2015, 10:00 ET Midwest Orthopaedics At Rush Seeks Patients For Study Of New Artificial Cervical Disc

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) is seeking Illinois patients with cervical radiculopathy (a condition where there is compressed nerves in the neck ...


Feb 25, 2015, 10:00 ET Physicians Recommend ACL Injury Prevention for Young Athletes Due to Skyrocketing Numbers

It's basketball season and that typically means a jump in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries. Concerned about the skyrocketing number of ACL...


Jan 15, 2015, 10:00 ET Patients Needed For Groundbreaking Study: ACL-Preserving Knee Replacement Surgery

Dr. Craig Della Valle, hip and knee replacement surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR), is actively recruiting patients for a new total knee...


Dec 19, 2014, 11:07 ET Down But Not Out: Joint Pain Doesn't Mean The End Of A Soldier's Career

Knee injuries are among the most common musculoskeletal injuries in the Army and are typically caused by rigorous physical training. These injuries...


Dec 10, 2014, 06:36 ET Dr. Kathleen Weber Elected First Female Physician To Lead MLB Team Physicians

Dr. Kathleen Weber of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush and the Director of Primary Care/Sports Medicine and Women's Sports Medicine at Rush University...


Oct 27, 2014, 01:48 ET Free Growth Chart Helps Parents Monitor Child's Growth And Spine Health During Spine Health Awareness Month

October is Spine Health Awareness Month and the Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) pediatric spine physicians want parents to understand the...


Sep 30, 2014, 10:00 ET Free Gym Bag Tags With ACL Prevention Exercises Could Help Save Athlete's 'Knees for Life'

Attention parents of athletes who want to prevent anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries -- you can get a free gym bag tag listing ACL injury...


Sep 30, 2014, 09:00 ET "Knee Pain Solutions for Active Adults" Complimentary Seminars Open to the Public

The orthopedic specialists at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR), ranked the nation's No. 6 orthopedic group by US News & World Report, are offering...


Jul 23, 2014, 10:30 ET ACL Injuries Skyrocketing - Experts Stress Prevention

WHAT: First it was concussions, and now a new injury has physicians and athletic trainers alarmed because of skyrocketing numbers of young athletes – ...


Jul 15, 2014, 06:42 ET Rush Ranked #6 Hospital in the U.S. for Orthopedics; Top in Illinois

U.S. News and World Report, which annually publishes a list of the best hospital specialty programs in the country, just released its 2014 ranking,...


Jun 23, 2014, 10:00 ET 2nd Annual Youth Sports Injury Summit At U.S. Cellular Field July 31

Parents and coaches are invited to learn more about preventing the most common youth sports injuries and to meet the doctors who treat many of...


May 15, 2014, 10:00 ET Less Invasive Spine Surgery For Adult Degenerative Scoliosis Has Positive Outcomes

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) spine physician, Frank Phillips, M.D., has completed a landmark study championing the use of XLIF (Extreme Lateral ...


Apr 04, 2014, 08:28 ET New Study Finds Major League Pitchers Return To Play Following 'Tommy John' Surgery

According to a study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine, "Tommy John" surgery to repair a torn elbow ligament not only puts Major...


Mar 04, 2014, 02:20 ET Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush First Annual Occupational Health & Workers' Compensation Conference

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) occupational health specialist, Dr. Richard Rodarte, and a panel of guest speakers will address a variety of...


Feb 04, 2014, 10:00 ET ACL Injuries Causing Twists and Turns for Olympic Hopefuls

Despite the hopes of many, Olympic Gold Medalist Lindsey Vonn recently announced her withdrawal from the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games after a string of...


Jan 07, 2014, 09:00 ET Winter Sports Injury Prevention Brochure Provides Tips For Snowboarders, Skiiers And Skaters

This winter, snowboarders, skiers and skaters can learn how to stay safe and injury-free thanks to a prevention brochure written by some of the top...


Oct 07, 2013, 03:45 ET "Hip Pain: Solutions For Active Adults" Open-to-the Public Seminars

More than a half million adults each year are sidelined by chronic hip pain and are forced change to their lifestyle to accommodate their discomfort. ...


Jul 16, 2013, 11:54 ET Youth Sports Injury Summit At U.S. Cellular Field August 8

Parents and coaches who want to learn more about the growing number of sports injuries among youth athletes and ask questions of the doctors who...


Apr 24, 2013, 09:00 ET Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Launches Hand, Wrist & Elbow Institute

The Midwest's newest medical center dedicated to minimally invasive procedures and innovative microsurgery techniques of the hand, wrist and elbow...


Feb 13, 2013, 12:29 ET Don't Let Ski And Snowboard Injuries Keep You From Going Downhill This Spring Break

Nothing can make a winter weekend or spring break ski trip as chilling as a visit to the emergency room with a downhill sports injury. According to...


Oct 10, 2012, 10:00 ET New Treatment Options for Patients With Shoulder Pain Discussed at Seminars in Chicago's Western Suburbs

People who struggle to reach up high, comb their hair and sleep at night because of shoulder pain can benefit from a series of free, informational...


May 08, 2012, 04:56 ET Chicago White Sox Medical team Addresses Consequences of Over-practice for Young Athletes During Free May 10 Webinar

How much practice is too much for young athletes? Some of the nation's leading sports medicine specialists and athletic trainers will address that...