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Orthopedic Animations Offer In-Depth Explanations of Conditions & Procedures

If you recently suffered an orthopedic injury, have an orthopedic surgery coming up or just want to get a better understanding of orthopedic conditions and procedures, you’ll definitely…

How Does Psychology Affect Sports Performance?

By: Jennifer Heinemann, PhD Whether you’re serving for “game, set, match” or preparing for tomorrow’s big presentation, optimal health and peak performance, in sports as well as life,…

Playing it Safe on Playgrounds

Warmer weather means lots of time spent on backyard play sets or local playgrounds for families with children. But did you know that more than 600,000 children were…

Golf Hand Pain & Carpal Tunnel

Do your hands hurt after golf? Golfers are prone to common hand disorders that affect their ability to enjoy the game. A painless, firm grip is needed to…

The Repercussions of Concussions

By: Jamie Edwards, MD; Goran Jankovic, DO; Erin O’Tool, MD; & Terry Young, PsyD Concussions are a common injury among athletes of any age. If not monitored and treated appropriately, head injuries can…

Thank You Pack

The Green Bay Packers Foundation gifted $4,000 to support the Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – All Saints Orthopedic and Sports MedicineEndowment. On December 4, 2014, All Saints and numerous other community agencies…

Concussion Care Network

By: Jamie Edwards, MD; Goran Jankovic, DO; Erin O’Tool, MD; & Terry Young, PsyD A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that is caused by a direct or indirect blow to…

Step-by-Step Return to Play

By: Jamie Edwards, MD;  Goran Jankovic, DO; Erin O’Tool, MD; & Terry Young, PsyD After a concussion is diagnosed, standard treatments involve sitting out until symptoms subside and then activating the “return-to-play” pathway.…

Oh My Aching Back ... in Young Athletes

Lower back pain is a common complaint in teenagers and young adults. It’s not just for those athletes who have spent a lifetime of bending, moving, shoveling snow,…