OTRF Accepting Applications for 2022-23 Clinical Athletic Training Residency Program

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Applications are being accepted for the 2022-2023 CAATE accredited Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Teaching and Research Foundation’s (OTRF) clinical Athletic Training Residency Program. The 13-month educational residency program enhances the clinical and surgical skills of certified athletic trainers to expand their education, improve their clinical evaluation skills, increase their knowledge as allied health care […]

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Dr. Chudik considered my well being as well as treating my knee, shoulder

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My surgery with Dr. Chudik was for my knee, which had multiple issues. My mind was put at ease with his knowledge of the issues and his explanation of what would happen throughout the surgical process. The surgery and recovery were flawless. I also had an issue with my shoulder. He diagnosed the exact problem prior […]

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Strained knee sends Bears’ running back to the IR bench

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With 11 minutes to play in the game, Bear’s running back David Montgomery gets the call and carries the ball five yards as he tries to solidify the Bears 24-14 victory over the Detroit Lions. Instead, Montgomery’s efforts earned him a seat on the team’s injured reserve list for three to five weeks. Speculation by […]

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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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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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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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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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OTRF Spring-Summer newsletter helps you ease back into activities, avoid injuries

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After our extended time indoors, everyone is anxious to get outdoors. The Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Teaching and Research Foundation’s (OTRF) Spring-Summer newsletter will help make that transition easier and safer. The issue includes interesting and helpful information on protective headgear for softball infielders, a less well known, overuse baseball injury in young pitchers […]

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Virtual orthopaedic visits with Dr. Steven Chudik

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

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Susan Swanson’s determination to resume activities after a patella fracture drives need for a new surgical repair procedure

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Returning home after a vacation is never fun. For Susan Swanson, though, leaving her Michigan vacation with friends changed the next year of her life. Leaving the hotel lobby, Swanson slipped on the hotel atrium floor and crumpled to the ground with her left leg bent backwards at 180 degrees. From the immediate and excruciating […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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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Dr. Steven Chudik is offering virtual doctor visits from the convenience of your own home. Dr. Chudik is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in Shoulder, Knee and Sports Medicine Injuries.

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