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A Troubling Trend Young Athletes Plagued by Injuries Commonly Seen in the Pros

They’re suffering the same injuries that plague the pros, but they’re only teenagers. A local orthopedic surgeon said overuse injuries a dangerous trend in youth sports. Maggie Carpenter’s recently returned to the pitcher’s mound. It had been seven months...read more


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Patient Testimonials

Hannah Douglas

Three years ago my life changed when I fell and dislocated my shoulder playing softball. During these years I’ve experienced 6 dislocations, for which I’ve has to go to the ER for, and 2 previous surgeries. During both surgeries...read more


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Karen Marshall

Due to the extent of the tear in my rotator cuff, my local surgeon could not guarantee me 100% usage of my arm if he performed my surgery. He referred me to Dr. Verma at Rush. There, I was...read more


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Maggie C

Maggie is in good spirits and continues to work hard toward her dream of playing D1 softball. She is even more motivated now than before surgery and is excited to get back on the mound playing the game she loves....read more


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Podcast: A Dangerous Game: The Truth About Youth Sports

Dr. Nikhil Verma, Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, joins Dr. Cole and Steve Kashul on Sports Medicine Weekly, 670 TheScore Chicago Sports Radio, to discuss his recent TED Talk “A Dangerous Game: The...read more


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