Bone & Joint

Spinal injury patient back on beat  Featured
Spinal injury patient back on beat
Neurosurgeons at the Spine Center at Advocate Christ Medical Center perform a life-changing surgery for a professional jazz musician nearly immobilized by a spinal cord injury.
3 ways to keep student athletes safe & healthy 
3 ways to keep student athletes safe & healthy
Doctors say you can’t go from doing nothing in the off-season to tough, daily practices without risking some sort of injury. Here’s a few tips for kid athletes.
From torn ACL to full scholarship  Featured
From torn ACL to full scholarship
A local high school basketball star thought an ACL tear would be the end of his game. Now, he’s preparing to play ball for a Division I school on a full scholarship with a healthy knee.
Are you a candidate for knee replacement? 
Are you a candidate for knee replacement?
Dr. Lawrence Lieber, orthopedic surgeon, discusses advancements in total knee replacement surgery.
Is rheumatoid arthritis causing your achy joints?  Featured
Is rheumatoid arthritis causing your achy joints?
Did you know that rheumatoid arthritis can strike as early as age 25? Read more.
Why osteoporosis in women is higher than in men 
Why osteoporosis in women is higher than in men
Experts say that just being a woman automatically raises the risk for osteoporosis, a condition that weakens your bones. Learn why.
Sprained ankle…now what? 
Sprained ankle…now what?
Sprains can be minor or major—and just plain painful. Here’s what to do when you have a sprain, or think you do.