Knee Specialist & Elbow Surgeon – Berwyn IL
Knee Specialist & Elbow Surgeon Available to Treat Berwyn, IL Residents
Berwyn, Illinois, located in Cook County, is a smaller suburb outside of Chicago. The city offers a quiet atmosphere compared to Chicago, but still allows residents the opportunity to remain active in high school sports and recreational sports. Dr. Nikhil Verma, knee specialist and elbow surgeon, serves Berwyn area residents and is available to diagnose and treat a wide variety of sports injuries, including shoulder dislocations, rotator cuff injuries, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, meniscus tears and knee ligament injuries.
Sports Doctor Specializing in Recreational Sports Injuries in Berwyn, IL Residents
Berwyn, Illinois offers residents a number of city parks and recreational centers so they can remain fit, active and healthy. The Park District includes:
- Berwyn Gardens with two inline skating rinks, a sand volleyball court and green space
- Jefferson Field with an artificial surface game field ideal for t-ball, soccer and flag football
- Prairie Park Gymnasium with basketball, soccer and volleyball athletic programs
- Proksa Park with tennis courts, baseball diamonds and green space
- Freedom Park with a soccer field and green space
The Berwyn Recreational Department includes:
- Cuyler Pool
- Janura Park with ball fields and tennis courts
- Kriz Park with a pool and tennis parks
With all of these parks and recreational facilities, Berwyn, Illinois residents are able to stay active all year. Unfortunately, some residents will experience a sports injury or overuse injury that requires treatment.
Dr. Verma, knee specialist and elbow surgeon, specializes in these conditions and treatments:
- Tennis elbow
- Ulnar nerve entrapment
- Elbow arthroscopy
- Shoulder instability repair
- Labral and SLAP tears
- ACL reconstruction surgery
- PCL injury
- Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy
Knee Doctor and Shoulder Specialist for Berwyn, IL High School Athletes
Berwyn high school students attend either J. Sterling Morton High School West or J. Sterling Morton High School East. Students in both schools are able to participate in a diverse athletic program that includes soccer, tennis, volleyball, basketball, football, cross country, track and field, baseball and softball.
It is reported high school athletes account for an estimated 2 million injuries and 500,000 doctor visits in the United States each year. Overuse injuries are estimated to account for nearly half of all sports injuries in high school athletes. Sports injuries include fractures, tendon injuries, ligament injuries, muscle injuries, contusions and concussions, while overuse injuries include bursitis, tendonitis, stress fractures and growth plate injuries.
If you are a Berwyn, Illinois resident or high school athlete and have experienced a sports injury or overuse injury, please contact the office of Dr. Nikhil Verma, knee specialist and elbow surgeon.