What to Do After an ACL Tear

2019-08-27T15:08:27-04:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Common Injuries, Knee, Sports|

The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is one of the four ligaments that helps stabilize the knee, but since it has such a crucial role, it is the most commonly discussed knee injury. ACL tears are very common, and these injuries tend to occur when the knee is straightened and pivoted at the same time. ACL tears [...]

5 Common Summertime Orthopedic Injuries

2019-08-27T15:08:23-04:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Common Injuries, Sports|

Summertime is in full swing, and that means warmer weather, outdoor adventures, and backyard sports. Unfortunately, Summer also means a plethora of possible injuries. While spending more time outdoors and being physically active is certainly great for you, it can also bring certain risks to your body. Here are some of the most common orthopedic injuries [...]

Dr. Roger Chams Thrilled to Watch 4 Chicago Red Stars Named to USWNT Roster for Women’s World Cup

2019-10-25T09:43:04-04:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Sports|

Dr. Roger Chams of the Chicago Red Stars and Illinois Bone and Joint Institute commends 4 Red Star players on being named to the 23-player squad for the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France. Midfielder Julie Ertz, Goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher, Defender Tierna Davidson, and Midfielder Morgan Brian were named to the 23-player roster by head coach [...]