Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Roy L. Adair Anesthetic nerve block; electrodiagnostic testing; neurogenic bladder; neurogenic bowel; neurologic gait management; spasticity management; spinal cord injury. Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn. 708-684-5428 Bonita Alexander Neurogenic bladder; neurodevelopmental disorders; neuromuscular disorders; neurorehabilitation. Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. 312-238-1751 Norman A. Aliga Musculoskeletal disorders; sports injuries. Northwestern Medicine Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, Wheaton. 630-909-7000 Joseph … Read more

Sports Medicine

Bernard Raymond Bach Jr. ACL and knee injuries; knee and shoulder surgery. Rush University Medical Center. 708-236-2701 Charles A. Bush-Joseph Arthroscopic and rotator cuff surgery; cartilage damage; knee reconstruction. Rush University Medical Center. 708-236-2701 Ketan R. Mody Ankle, back, foot, knee, and neck pain; fracture; hip injury; joint injections; osteoarthritis; pediatrics; primary care; second opinions; … Read more

How to Prevent Five Common Fitness Injuries

Photo: Courtesy of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Philip F. Skiba Medical director for sports medicine at Advocate Health Care The injury:ACL Tear The prevention:Bend your knees “With a complete rupture, where you tear the sucker through and through, it’s typically a one-shot deal, like trying to make a one-step stop, a sudden change in movement, … Read more

Hand Surgery

Prasant Atluri Elbow, hand, shoulder, and wrist surgery. Elmhurst Hospital. 847-956-0099 Michael S. Bednar Brachial plexus injury; carpal tunnel syndrome; hand and wrist surgery. Loyola Medicine. 708-216-5825 Anup A. Bendre Carpal tunnel syndrome; reconstructive hand, elbow, endoscopic carpal tunnel, and upper extremity surgery; hand and wrist injuries; hand and wrist microsurgery; tendon and nerve lacerations. … Read more

Orthopedic Surgery

Kris J. Alden Arthroscopic knee surgery; hip and knee replacement; hip revision; minimally invasive surgery. Elmhurst Hospital. 708-387-1737 Joshua M. Alpert Ankle, elbow, hip, knee, shoulder, and wrist arthroscopy. Advocate Sherman Hospital, Elgin. 847-931-5300 Haluk Altiok Clubfoot; foot deformities; hip disorders and dysplasia; limb lengthening and reconstruction; pediatric orthopedic surgery; spina bifida. Shriners Hospitals for … Read more