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A flip flop by any name, shape or style is an accident waiting to happen

Spring is finally here! After a long winter, snow boots are being traded for flip flops much to the dismay of physical therapists and orthopaedists. Physical Therapist, Chris Carlson PT, MPT, shared professional insights and orthopaedic recommendations in this Active Bones article on the perils of flip flops. Before rushing out to buy a pair […]

“Lower body” hockey injury needed delicate hamstring surgery, lengthy recovery and determination for Edwards to return to activities

After sitting at a desk all day managing insurance investments, Scott Edwards looks forward to his recreational activities of running and playing hockey. However, Edwards is not just a casual participant. He plays on several hockey clubs, as well as pick-up games when teams need a strong forward. During a fast-paced club game, Edwards raced […]

Chicago Cubs lose ace starter Jon Lester to a hamstring strain

Just ten games into the season, the Chicago Cubs lost their ace pitcher, Jon Lester, to the disabled list with what the team described as a hamstring strain that he suffered during their home opener against the Pittsburg Pirates. A magnetic resonance image (MRI) is expected to confirm the diagnosis. Lester doubled in the second […]

Dr. Steven Chudik looks at biologics: PRP and “stem” cells for orthopaedic treatments

In a recent article by Chicago-area orthopaedic shoulder and knee arthroscopic surgeon, Dr. Steven Chudik, he reviews the medical side of “biologics” such as growth factors and stem cells and their claimed ability to cure almost any musculoskeletal (bone, tendon, muscle or joint) condition. Click here to read Dr. Chudik’s honest and direct look at […]

OTRF Spring-Summer e-Newsletter looks at IHSA lacrosse, injury prevention for hamstrings and feet, plus Dr. Chudik provides an update on biologics as a cure for musculoskeletal problems

The Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Teaching and Research Foundation’s (OTRF) Spring-Summer e-Newsletter, Active Bones, is packed with interesting and helpful information on an array of topics including how to avoid a hamstring injury after your long winter hibernation and why you should toss your flip flops. Additionally, if you play or have someone in your family who plays […]

Michael “Sully” Sullivan remembered for his early participation, support of the OTRF Athletic Training Residency Program and numerous contributions to his ATC vocation

For the past 16 years, dozens of athletic trainers participated in the Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Teaching and Research Foundation (OTRF) postgraduate Athletic Training Residency Program to gain hands-on experience in clinical and operating room settings under the supervision of Dr. Steven Chudik, OTRF founder and president. Dr. Chudik wants to note the passing […]

Dr. Steven Chudik featured in video on Chicago Magazine website

In conjunction with Chicago Magazine’s annual Top Doctor’s issue, the publication launched Top Doctor videos and profiles on its website. Dr. Chudik’s video was created just for the website launch. His profile appeared in the annual January Top Doctor’s magazine issue and previously in the October issue that featured medical specialists. The Top Doctor list […]

Two knee surgeries and a replacement don’t slow down Quirk

Steve Quirk admits he hasn’t always been a model patient. Like the time he was running within days of his first knee surgery because he had less than one month to prepare for the New York Marathon. Just so happened he ran past the home of Dr. Steven Chudik who had performed Quirk’s knee surgery […]

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