Elbow Specialist & ACL Surgeon – Evanston IL
Elbow Specialist & ACL Surgeon Treating Evanston, IL Athletes
Home of Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois is one of the North Shore communities in close proximity to Lake Michigan. Evanston provides local residents lakefront beaches, over 300 acres of parks and a recreational division that includes softball leagues, summer camps and community centers. If an Evanston resident experiences a sports injury or overuse injury while engaging in any athletic activity, they are encouraged to contact the orthopedic office of Dr. Nikhil Verma. Dr. Verma, elbow specialist and ACL surgeon, is available to diagnose and treat sports and overuse injuries at his Chicago area practice.
Sports Doctor Available to Treat Northwestern University Athletes in Evanston, IL
Northwestern University offers college athletes a competitive and diverse athletic program. College athletes attending Northwestern are able to compete against some of the best teams in the United States. The university offers numerous sports, including baseball, softball, tennis, lacrosse, golf, soccer, basketball, football, volleyball, swimming, cross country and more.
College athletes put all they have into representing their school and community. While sports provide a great form of physical activity, many athletes are injured each year. Common sports injuries include concussions, bruises, fractures, muscle injuries and ligament injuries. Overuse injuries are also common in athletes that compete in just one sport each school year. Overuse injuries are typically caused by repetitive movements and cause damage to muscles, ligaments, tendons, bones and growth plates.
Knee Doctor, Shoulder Specialist & Elbow Surgeon Serving Evanston, IL Township High School Athletes
Home of Willie the Wildkit, Evanston Township High School allows over 1,000 students each year to participate in 31 different sports, including basketball, bowling, cross country, golf, gymnastics, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball and water polo. Men may compete in baseball, football and wrestling, while women may compete in badminton, cheerleading, lacrosse and softball.
Much like college athletes, high school athletes are prone to a number of sports injuries and overuse injuries.
Dr. Verma, elbow specialist and ACL surgeon, specializes in:
- Sternoclavicular joint injury
- Biceps tendonitis
- Rotator cuff repair
- Ulnar nerve entrapment
- MCL injury
- Articular cartilage defects surgery
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Serving Recreational Athletes in Evanston, IL
Evanston, Illinois’ lakefront beaches, as well as its parks and recreational centers, are a popular attraction for local residents, as well as visitors. Residents are able to utilize the recreational areas to stay active by swimming, jogging, kayaking, participating in sports leagues and enjoying activities at a community center. Recreational athletes may experience a sports or overuse injury while engaging in one of these activities. Common injuries include shoulder dislocations, rotator cuff injuries, meniscus tears, knee ligament injuries and elbow tendonitis.
If you have experienced a sports injury while engaging in recreational activities, or have experienced an overuse injury while participating in college or high school sports, please contact Dr. Nikhil Verma, elbow specialist and ACL surgeon.