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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,…

To Wait or Not to Wait?

Sports After Total Joint Replacement Arthritic knees, frozen hips and pain or limited mobility can throw the serious athlete into a panic. The internal struggle over whether to…

Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital Ranked 1 of Top 10 Hospitals in Nation for Patient Satisfaction

Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital is ranked one of the top 10 hospitals in the nation for patient satisfaction in likelihood to recommend the hospital, according to HCAHPS data…