Articles by "Dr. Joshua Alpert"

Dr. Joshua Alpert
Dr. Joshua Alpert
Dr. Joshua Alpert

Dr. Joshua Alpert is an orthopedic surgeon on staff at Elgin-based Advocate Sherman Hospital who is trained in sports medicine and arthroscopy. He is a physician with Midwest Bone & Joint Institute, which has served the Chicago area for over 30 years.

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Ask a Doc: Is it healthy for my child to play one sport year-round? 
Ask a Doc: Is it healthy for my child to play one sport year-round?
An orthopedic surgeon/sports medicine specialist addresses this common question.
From tragedy to a future career 
From tragedy to a future career
77 shattered bone fragments, a rare surgery and a lot of rehab were just the start to Nathan Wells’ story.
Common cortisone shot questions answered 
Common cortisone shot questions answered
It’s one of the most utilized treatments in the medical field, but with it comes a lot of questions.
Blog: Advice for youth pitchers working toward a no-hitter  Featured
Blog: Advice for youth pitchers working toward a no-hitter
Youth pitchers striving for glory should heed these tips to avoid shoulder and elbow injuries.
6 tips for a better workout in the cold  Featured
6 tips for a better workout in the cold
An orthopedic surgeon offers tips and tricks for exercising safe in the winter.
Preventing slip-and-fall accidents this winter 
Preventing slip-and-fall accidents this winter
As the weather changes, here’s how to prevent injuries from falls this season.
What you need to know about concussions  Featured
What you need to know about concussions
A physician shares the signs of traumatic brain injuries all parents and kids should know.