Elbow Specialist & Knee Surgeon – Wilmette IL
Elbow Specialist & Knee Surgeon Treating Active Residents of Wilmette, IL
Wilmette, Illinois is only 14 miles north of Chicago’s downtown district, and is considered a bedroom community in the affluent North Shore region. The village has received high praise over the years. In 2007, Businessweek ranked Wilmette as the seventh best place to raise children in the United States. In 2015, Wilmette was ranked the best place to live in Illinois based on several key factors. With a wide number of family households, the village is an active community. Many local residents enjoy visiting nearby Lake Michigan to engage in athletic activities, while many high school students enjoy competing in one or more sports. If any resident of Wilmette experiences a sports injury or overuse injury, Dr. Nikhil Verma, elbow specialist and knee surgeon, is available to diagnose and treat the injury, as well as help the resident return to sporting activities as quickly as possible.
Sports Medicine Specialist Helping Wilmette, IL High School Students Return to Sports Following an Injury
Wilmette, Illinois high school students attend New Trier High School. The sports program at New Trier High School is part of a diverse co-curricular program. Students are strongly encouraged to participate and compete in popular fall, winter and spring athletic programs.
Many high school students select to engage in one or more sports even though the risk of an overuse injury or sports injury is present. The most common sports injuries found in young athletes treated by Dr. Verma include ACL tears, concussions, shin splints, hamstring strains, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, shoulder dislocations and patellofemoral pain syndrome.
Elbow Doctor, Knee Specialist & Shoulder Surgeon Specializing in Wilmette, IL Recreational Athletes Injured at Lake Michigan
Many residents living in Wilmette, Illinois love to visit Lake Michigan. Throughout the year, residents are able to enjoy athletic activities along the lake’s shoreline and in the water. Popular recreational activities include swimming, paddle boarding, jet skiing, bicycle riding, jogging, walking and boating.
Many of these recreational activities help keep residents active and healthy, but residents run the risk of experiencing an overuse injury or sports injury while engaging in the activity.
Dr. Verma, elbow specialist and knee surgeon, specializes in:
- Cartilage injuries of the knee
- Meniscus tear
- Knee ligament repair
- AC joint injury
- Rotator cuff repair
- Shoulder arthroscopy
- Ulnar nerve entrapment
- Distal biceps tendon repair
If you live in the Wilmette, Illinois area and have experienced a sports injury or overuse injury, please contact the office of elbow specialist and knee surgeon Dr. Nikhil Verma.