Tarik Cohen to miss Chicago Bears training camp, possibly season opener

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During the course of his 20 years as an orthopaedic shoulder, knee and sports medicine surgeon, Dr. Steven Chudik has treated a countless number of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries on patients of all ages and athletic abilities. Through this firsthand experience, he knows the time it takes an athlete to get back in the […]

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Chicago White Sox can’t “catch” a break with latest Grandal torn knee tendon injury

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The 2021 season will be one White Sox Manager Tony La Russa, the team and the medical staff will talk about for years to come. Leading the league at the midway point, the White Sox have lost another starter, catcher Yasmani Grandal to a torn tendon in his left knee. Grandal suffered the tear while […]

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Chicago White Sox lose Madrigal to season-ender proximal hamstring injury

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Anyone who is a Chicago White Sox fan, or even a baseball fan, can’t help but wonder how their new Manager, Tony La Russa is able to put a winning lineup together with all the player injuries the team has had including one just added to the list, second baseman Nick Madrigal. Madrigal attempted to […]

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Are Smoothies Really Healthy?

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Now that summer sunshine and heat are finally here, staying hydrated is important. But before you cool off with your favorite smoothie, check the ingredients first. Better yet, check out this article from Dr. Steven Chudik’s e-newsletter, Active Bones, to help make sure you maximize your smoothie’s nutritional benefit to stay fit and cool. To […]

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Congratulations Philip Ghobrial, MD

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All your hard work, dedication, drive and compassion for helping others has paid off. Your move to Houston to begin your residency at Baylor College of Medicine in orthopaedics is bittersweet after having had the privilege of mentoring you in honors orthopaedic research the past four years. There is no doubt Baylor College of Medicine […]

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New OTRF exercise program helps decrease pain, maximize function for individuals with arthritis or a joint replacement

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Arthritis affects more than 52 million people of which nearly a half have activity limitations according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If you suffer from shoulder, hip or knee arthritis, or had a joint replacement, then you will want to download and begin using the Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Teaching and […]

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OTRF Active Bones Spring/Summer e-Newsletter Available

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Dr. Steven Chudik and his Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Teaching & Research Foundation (OTRF) released the Spring/Summer issue of Active Bones, a free e-Newsletter packed with articles on sports, injury prevention, exercise, orthopaedic research and a host of other features. Click to download a PDF version, or visit the OTRF website at https://www.otrfund.org/e-newsletter/ to […]

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Warm up and stretch before tackling those spring cleaning chores

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The sun is shining, the weather is warm, the grass is green and now you’re faced with a list of spring cleaning projects. But before you start, remember you most likely are not as conditioned as you should be because of the COVID quarantine. So, it is very important this spring to stretch, warm up […]

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Are you ready “fore” golf?

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Even though the weather may not agree with the calendar, it is spring and soon golf courses will be buzzing. While golfers are anxious to get outside again and start playing, are you ready? More specifically, is your body ready “fore” golf? Dr. Steven Chudik, orthopaedic surgeon, president and founder of the Orthopaedic Surgery & […]

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Tips to make exercising outdoors fun, safe in the winter

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When temperatures drop and snowflakes fall, many walkers and runners leave behind the roads, trails and tracks for the treadmill, elliptical and other indoor workout activities. However, for those who do not want to give up exercising outdoors, being properly prepared can make a cold weather outing both safe and enjoyable. Dr. Steven Chudik, orthopaedic […]

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Thank you Dr. Chudik, Vincent Walsh and Team

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Online appointment scheduling is easy, convenient anytime on any device

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Finding yourself short on time? Now, scheduling an in-clinic or telemed appointment with Dr. Steven Chudik at the Shoulder, Knee and Sports Injury Clinic in Westmont and Western Springs, Illinois, is just a click away. Wherever you are, you can book an appointment in just seconds and at your convenience—not just when Dr. Chudik’s office […]

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Practice makes perfect—or does it?

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For generations, parents, coaches, teachers, bosses and countless others have repeated those words of wisdom—practice makes perfect—in hopes of inspiring the recipient to keep working on whatever the task was that prompted the comment. As an orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, I know firsthand that adhering to that mindset ended many athletic careers and […]

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Telemedicine makes physician visits easy, convenient, comfortable

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What was once only an idea depicted in science fiction or cartoon shows about what future communication would be, has become reality. Using a smart phone, watch or even a tablet to communicate were inconceivable. To think Jane Jetson didn’t take her son Elroy to the doctor when he was sick, but instead scheduled a […]

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Don’t let COVID-19 keep you from getting your orthopaedic conditions / injuries diagnosed and treated

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With COVID-19 surging, Dr. Steven Chudik, an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in shoulder, knee and sports medicine injuries is offering virtual doctor visits from the safety and comfort of your own home. To schedule a virtual appointment, email contactus@chudikmd.com or call 630-324-0402.  

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ACL injury ends season for Bears’ Pro-Bowler, Tarik Cohen

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During a punt return in the second half of what turned out to be an amazing comeback win for the Chicago Bears against the Atlanta Falcons, running back Tarik Cohen received a block causing his legs to collapse awkwardly while attempting to make a catch. The collision tore Cohen’s anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his […]

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Is it safe to have surgery?

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As Illinois and other parts of the country emerge from COVID-19, individuals naturally are reluctant about resuming activities. One question my Team and I are asked daily by patients is whether it is safe to proceed with surgery. I am a member of several professional organizations and very fortunate to have access to their national […]

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Determination, dedication and arthroscopic surgery return Mary Falck to the slopes and her very active life

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Imagine slamming into a tree going more than 20 miles per hour with only the protection of a helmet. Imagine that same scenario, but as a petite downhill skier getting hit so hard by a snowboarder that you are lifted off the snow and thrust into a pine tree becoming a human airbag. According to […]

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Promising baseball future jeopardized by fluke football knee injury

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Emmanuel Morris was anxious for his sophomore year at Hinsdale South High School to begin. After all, he earned Most Valuable Player and All-Conference baseball honors his freshman year so his future appeared to be on track to achieve his dream of playing Division I college ball and maybe even in the pros. He also […]

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Eliminate your boredom with a new daily exercise, conditioning program you can do at home in 30 minutes

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With the “stay at home order” extended for another month, Dr. Steven Chudik and the Health Performance Team with his Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Teaching and Research Foundation (OTRF), have a new 30-minute daily exercise and conditioning program that not only can enhance a current routine, but also give those looking for something to […]

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