Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist – Arlington Heights IL
Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist Serving
Arlington Heights, IL
Arlington Heights, Illinois is a suburb of Chicago and considered a village. In fact, it is the most populous community in the country incorporated as a “village” with over 75,000 residents. Home of the well-known Arlington International Racecourse, thousands of local residents, as well as visitors, visit the race track to watch the jockeys and thoroughbreds compete. Arlington Heights residents also spend a large amount of time at the local parks and re creation centers biking, jogging and engaging in friendly athletic competition. If an Arlington Heights resident becomes injured doing any of these sports activities, they are encouraged to contact Dr. Nikhil Verma, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Verma is highly trained and experienced in diagnosing and treating a number of sports injuries, as well as orthopedic injuries to the shoulder, elbow and knee.
Shoulder Surgeon, Knee Doctor & Elbow Specialist can Return Arlington Heights, IL Horse Racing Athletes to the Track Following a Sports Injury
Arlington International Racecourse has been open well over 80 years providing thoroughbred racing action to Arlington Heights, Illinois residents. The park offers over 70 live racing days each season which requires both the horse and the jockey to be in top physical health the majority of the year.
Many individuals are not aware of the amount of sports and orthopedic injuries jockeys experience each racing season. It is reported 15% of all horse racing athletic injuries occur to the leg, 11% to the arm and 9% to the shoulder of the jockey. Common injuries include shoulder dislocations, shoulder fractures, muscle injuries, ligament injuries and concussions. The majority of these injuries are experienced when the horse is entering and leaving the starting gate.
Sports Doctor Specializing in Arlington Heights, IL High School Athletes
Arlington Heights offers a number of different high schools for students, all with a diverse athletic program. Arlington Heights, Illinois students attend Rolling Meadows High School, Prospect High School, John Hersey High School and Buffalo Grove High School, with small amounts attending Elk Grove High School and Wheeling High School.
These high schools provide students the opportunity to participate in one or more sports each year, such as basketball, football, baseball, soccer, golf, tennis, track and field and cross country. While high school sports are great for students, numerous teens will experience a sports injury or overuse injury during the school year. Common sports injuries include concussions, bruises, fractures, ligament injuries and muscle injuries, while overuse injuries include tendonitis, bursitis and stress fractures typically caused by repetitive movements.
Orthopedic Surgeon Serving Arlington Heights, IL Active Residents
Arlington Heights, Illinois offers local residents a wide number of parks and recreation centers where they can jog, bike, swim, play basketball, play soccer, sled and so much more. With the wide number of parks and recreation centers always available, come a number of sports and overuse injuries.
Dr. Verma, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, specializes in these conditions and treatments:
- Rotator cuff repair
- Shoulder instability repair
- Shoulder replacement
- Knee cartilage injuries
- Meniscus tear
- Biceps tendon tear
- UCL injury
- Stem cell injections
If you are an Arlington Heights, Illinois resident and have experienced a sports injury or overuse injury, please contact the office of Dr. Nikhil Verma, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist.