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Dr. Jorge Chahla was recently interviewed by Telemundo on snow related injuries.

Chicago orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jorge Chahla was recently interviewed by Telemundo for a new segment about common snow related injuries. Watch the video below to see the interview....read more

Hip Publications

Indications and Outcomes for Arthroscopic Hip Labral Reconstruction With Autografts- A Systematic Review

The acetabular labrum in the hip plays a major role in hip function and stability. The gold standard treatment for labral tears is to repair the tissue. However, in cases where tissue is not amenable to repair, reconstruction using...read more

Shoulder Conditions

Obesity is Associated with an Increased Prevalence of Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis and Arthroplasty: A Cohort Study

While osteoarthritis frequently involves the knee and hips, it can also present to a lesser degree in other joints including the shoulder. Physicians commonly agree that the increased incidence of osteoarthritis in the knees and hips compared to joints...read more

Knee Publications

Biological Treatment of the Knee with Platelet-Rich Plasma or Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrates

Knee pathologies including focal cartilage injuries, osteoarthritis and ligament injuries are common. The use of biologic agents has emerged as an option for treating these diseases. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has gained significant interest for treating common sports medicine injuries....read more

Knee Publications

Assessing the Resident Progenitor Cell Population and the Vascularity of the Adult Human Meniscus

Surgical treatment of meniscal tears involves either meniscal repair or meniscectomy, which is the removal of the damaged meniscus. Recent studies have reported meniscectomies to significantly reduce the career lengths of professional athletes, while repairs demonstrated higher success rates...read more

Knee Publications

Reconstruction and Repair of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

Reconstruction and repair of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are both effective in restoring knee stability following ACL injury. This was demonstrated by applying force to cadaveric knees at different degrees of flexion to simulate normal forces experienced by...read more