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Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

February 13, 2018

An NIH-funded study by researchers at Rush is evaluating a vaccine for rheumatoid arthritis that was found effective in preliminary lab studies.

January 9, 2018

One of the nation’s leading shoulder surgeons discusses current and emerging treatments for shoulder problems and his work with top pro athletes.

September 26, 2017

A study is testing whether a pressure-detecting shoe insole can help people with knee osteoarthritis walk in a way that reduces knee strain 

July 22, 2017

Dr. Charles Bush-Joseph, a researcher and clinician at Rush, has been named president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

May 17, 2017

Body fat now can help treat bone joint conditions, including injuries and osteoarthritis — the type of arthritis caused by wear and tear in tissue between joints, which affects 27 million people.

March 27, 2017

The head team doctor for the White Sox, Nikhil Verma, MD, discusses how team physicians at Rush help keep players healthy through baseball season. 

January 23, 2017

Orthopedic experts at Rush University Medical Center are the first in the Midwest to offer a new treatment using the first synthetic cartilage device approved by the FDA for patients suffering from painful arthritis at the base of the big toe.

January 13, 2017

Orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine physicians at Rush have launched Ankles for Life, a program to stop ankle injuries from occurring.  

January 9, 2017

Rheumatoid arthritis immobilized Nancy, but joint replacements and advanced medical treatments got her up and moving again.

August 15, 2016

The Olympics have included legend-making performances. They also have included devastating injuries.