Three years ago my life changed when I fell and dislocated my shoulder playing softball. During these years I’ve experienced 6 dislocations, for which I’ve has to go to the ER for, [...]
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Due to the extent of the tear in my rotator cuff, my local surgeon could not guarantee me 100% usage of my arm if he performed my surgery. He referred me to [...]
Maggie is in good spirits and continues to work hard toward her dream of playing D1 softball. She is even more motivated now than before surgery and is excited to get [...]
Dr. Nikhil Verma, Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, joins Dr. Cole and Steve Kashul on Sports Medicine Weekly, 670TheScore Chicago Sports Radio, to discuss his recent TED Talk [...]
Biceps Tenodesis Is a Viable Option for Management of Proximal Biceps Injuries in Patients Less Than 25 Years of Age
Purpose To evaluate outcomes after biceps tenodesis performed in patients younger than 25 years, to evaluate reoperations and complications in this population, and to critically appraise return to preinjury level of play for this population. [...]
Outpatient shoulder arthroplasty: outcomes, complications, and readmissions in 2 outpatient settings
Background There is currently a paucity of non-database studies looking at safety and outcomes after outpatient shoulder arthroplasty. The purpose of this study was to report our initial safety experience with outpatient shoulder arthroplasty [...]
Dr. Nikhil Verma was selected as a TEDxChicago speaker for “Press Pause.” This series of speakers will explore how everything in our world — information, technology, communication, transportation — is moving so [...]
The use of stem cells has been shown to improve healing outcomes following rotator cuff repairs. Specifically, they have been shown to decrease the re-tear rate and provide more reliable healing rates. It is [...]
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common condition that can cause cartilage degeneration and require surgical intervention. One such intervention is a meniscectomy if a meniscal tear is present. This study seeks to understand the influence [...]
Clinical trials are a type of medical research conducted on people. These trials evaluate the safety and efficacy of new medical interventions on various medical conditions. The goal of clinical trials is to find [...]