ACL Specialist & Rotator Cuff Surgeon – Mount Prospect IL
ACL Specialist & Rotator Cuff Surgeon Available to Treat
Mount Prospect, IL Athletes
Located approximately 22 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, Mount Prospect, Illinois is home to many active residents who love to golf, run, hike, bike and participate in competitive sports. Residents living in Mount Prospect are able to visit one of the many local parks and recreational facilities that are part of the Mount Prospect Park District, as well as Lake Michigan, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Chicago area parks. Mount Prospect also provides a number of award-winning schools, many with a diverse athletic program for students. If a Mount Prospect resident experiences a sports or overuse injury, they are encouraged to contact Dr. Nikhil Verma, ACL specialist and rotator cuff surgeon. Dr. Verma is highly experienced at treating numerous sports injuries, overuse injuries and orthopedic injuries to the shoulder, elbow and knee.
Shoulder Doctor, Knee Surgeon & Shoulder Specialist can Return Mount Prospect, IL High School Athletes to the Game
Mount Prospect, Illinois high school students attend a number of distinct and award-winning high schools. Many of these high schools provide students the opportunity to participate in numerous sports, including football, volleyball, soccer, golf, cross country, basketball, track, baseball and softball, as well as marching band.
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.
Dr. Verma often visits with patients involved in bands other music organizations, such as high school marching bands. Overuse injuries in instrument musicians are quite common, caused by countless hours of holding and playing an instrument during practice and performances. Musicians are prone to numerous joint overuse injuries, including tendonitis, bursitis and muscle injuries.
Sports Medicine Specialist Helping Mount Prospect, IL Recreational Athletes Following a Sports Injury
Many Mount Prospect, Illinois residents remain active by visiting surrounding parks and recreational facilities, as well as the Mount Prospect Park District. The Mount Prospect Park District offers a golf course, recreation center, aquatic center and several parks with open green spaces. Popular surrounding parks and recreational facilities include:
- Lake Michigan
- Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
- Lincoln Park
- Cook County Forest Preserves
With the wide number of parks and recreational areas always available for running, biking and hiking athletes, some of these athletes will experience a sports or overuse injury during the year.
Dr. Verma, ACL specialist and rotator cuff surgeon, specializes in these conditions and treatments:
- Patellar tendon rupture
- Meniscus tear
- Knee osteotomy
- Revision ACL reconstruction
- Dislocated shoulder and shoulder instability
- Shoulder instability repair
- Distal bicep tear
- Elbow epicondylitis repair
- Stem cell injections
If you are a Mount Prospect, Illinois resident and have experienced a sports injury or overuse injury, please contact the office of Dr. Nikhil Verma, ACL specialist and rotator cuff surgeon.