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Orthopaedic shoulder, knee surgeon, Dr. Steven Chudik, featured in Chicago Magazine

In a special focus on orthopaedic Top Doctors, Chicago Magazine features Dr. Steven Chudik with the Shoulder, Knee & Sports Medicine Injury Clinic, in the October issue.  He also appears in the magazine’s Professional Profiles section. The magazine annually devotes an issue to Top Doctors, however it does not generally include medical specialists. Those are featured […]

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OTRF fall newsletter covers three knee injuries, physical therapy frequency and latest on grass vs. turf

The Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Teaching and Research Foundation’s (OTRF) fall e-newsletter, Active Bones, looks at three knee injuries─dislocations, meniscal root tears and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair. The later article provides the personal perspective of an 11-year-old gymnast and her family on what ACL recovery is like. The issue also explores new research […]

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AMITA Health breaks ground at La Grange Memorial Hospital on a Center for Advanced Joint Replacement

AMITA Health recently broke ground for the construction of a state-of-the-art outpatient center at La Grange Memorial Hospital. Dr. Steven Chudik, medical director for La Grange Memorial Hospital and orthopaedic surgeon and arthroscopic specialist with the Shoulder, Knee and Sports Medicine Injury Clinic, pictured third from the left, participated in the momentous occasion along with […]

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Cardinals pitcher benched with throwing injuries for second straight year

Cardinals pitcher Alex Reyes’ surgery to repair a latissimus dorsi tear ensures he will miss a second consecutive season. Reyes, who sat out the 2017 season following Tommy John surgery (ulnar collateral ligament repair) on his left elbow is not expected to return until the 2019 season, Cardinal team physicians reported. Reyes’ collection of injuries […]

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Ruling is in on U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s shoulder–replace it!

It is not often a reverse total shoulder replacement surgery makes the news. However, when a U.S. Supreme Court Justice is in need of one and the Supreme Court is in session, it becomes news. Total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA) has been performed in the U.S. since the 1950s initially to treat shoulder fractures and glenohumeral […]

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A race against time: Frantz’s passion versus prudence

Since 2008, participation in hiking and backpacking in the United States has increased 62 percent to more than 47 million people. Mark Frantz is one of them having backpacked since the early 1990s among the beauty of the Rockies, Sierras and Teton mountains, as well as the Grand Canyon, Mount Rainier, and many others. According […]

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