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Orthopedic Innovation

Women in Orthopaedics

There is a well-documented disparity of women applying for and training in orthopaedic residencies. Women comprise approximately 50% of medical students; however, only 14% of current orthopaedic residents are women. There are many factors that contribute to the reluctance...read more

Practice News

Dr. Jorge Chahla was recently featured on ABC 7 News.

Chicago based orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jorge Chahla was recently featured on ABC segment, ‘Pace yourself, focus on posture while working out and working from home amid coronavirus pandemic, doctors say’.  Here is an excerpt from the interview, ‘The COVID-19...read more

Practice News

El Dr. Jorge Chahla apareció recientemente en Univision.

El cirujano ortopédico Dr. Jorge Chahla que con sede en Chicago, apareció receintement en el segmento de Univisión, ‘Los riesgos a sufrir lesiones a los que se exponen deportistas en medio de la pandemia del coronavirus’ here is a...read more

Orthopedic Health Tips

Return to Sport after ACL Reconstruction: Maximizing Function and Preventing Re-injury

One of the most important topics in ACL rehabilitation among physicians and physical therapists is the question of when to safely return the athlete to sport. A study published in The Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy found...read more

Biologic Injections

Doc, I just need a shot in my shoulder and I’ll be good to go.

Steroid (cortisone) injections have been Orthopaedic surgeon’s favorite arrow in the quiver for decades.  Steroids are a potent anti-inflammatory that is typically used to rapidly reduce painful symptoms that accompany inflammation and arthritis from both acute injuries and chronic...read more

Sports Medicine

ACL Rehabilitation: General Concepts in Physical Therapy

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee is one of the key ligaments that help to stabilize the knee joint. ACL tears typically occur through either contact or non-contact injury in high-risk sports such as soccer, football, basketball,...read more