//IBJI in the News

100 ASC Industry Physician Leaders to Know

2017-11-22T10:01:14+00:00 July 10th, 2014|IBJI in the News|

Becker's ASC Review | June 2014 Becker's ASC Review released its annual "100 Physician Leaders to Know in the ASC Industry" list for 2014. The list is comprised of ambulatory surgery center physician owners, operators and corporate leaders who have distinguished themselves in the ambulatory surgery center industry. Included in this list of 100 physicians who have made an impact on the ASC industry through leadership, advocating for surgery centers across the country, clinical expertise and high quality healthcare is IBJI's James L. Fox, Jr., MD. James L. Fox Jr., MD, is the founding leader of the Ravine Way Surgery Center in Glenview, Ill. Dr. Fox, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, practices at Illinois Bone & Joint Institute. He has a [...]

Are ACL Injuries More Common in Women?

2017-11-22T09:49:32+00:00 March 21st, 2014|IBJI in the News|

RadioMD, Staying Well – Interview with Eric L. Chehab, MD Your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of four ligaments that are located in your knee to provide stability. When a quick change of direction or if part of your knee comes in contact with a hard object, or a pivot happens in your knee, your ACL can be torn. […]

Arthritis Discussion with Dr. Baxamusa

2017-11-22T09:33:19+00:00 November 3rd, 2013|IBJI in the News|

In the third and final segment of neuro.RAPT’s three part series dedicated to Our Hands, IBJI’s Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Taizoon Baxamusa covers the topic of arthritis – how it interferes with our daily lives, the correlation between x-ray imaging and severity, basilar joint arthritis, and treatments. […]

Avid Cyclist Gives Thanks to His Orthopedic Team

2017-11-22T10:00:34+00:00 July 2nd, 2014|IBJI in the News|

Inside NorthShore, June 2014 As an avid cyclist and athlete, Robert Goone, 52, went “all in” when it became clear that he needed hip replacement surgery. After exhausting all non-surgical treatment options yet still in pain, Goone turned to Orthopaedic Surgeon and Division Head of Orthopaedic Trauma, David Beigler, MD. […]

Baby Girl Born with Four Legs, Two Spines is Thriving, Thanks to Extraordinary Surgical Effort

2017-11-22T10:50:38+00:00 March 28th, 2017|IBJI in the News, Orthopedics Care|

IBJI spine surgeon Dr. Eric Belin describes the life-changing procedure that’s making headlines A 10-month-old girl who was born with four legs and two spines is doing remarkably well following a complex surgery that took place on March 8. IBJI’s Eric Belin, M.D., was the orthopedic surgeon on the surgical team assembled to operate on Dominique, an infant born in west Africa with an exceptionally rare condition. […]

Back on Track

2017-11-22T10:04:12+00:00 August 26th, 2014|IBJI in the News|

Health Performance Institute treats injured patients’ bodies, minds, souls By Wendy Altschuler, Sun-Times Media as seen in Downtown Highland Park August 2014 When it comes to your health, fitness and well-being you deserve the best: the best resources, the best facilities, the best experts. […]

Dr. Leahy Talks “Summer Footwear” on NBC Chicago

2017-11-22T09:51:27+00:00 May 28th, 2014|IBJI in the News|

May 24, 2014 Wondering what kind of shoes to wear to the beach? Watch this NBC5 Chicago News segment with Dr. Megan Leahy, of the Illinois Podiatric Medical Association and the Illinois Bone & Joint Institute in Chicago, explore the many summer footwear options and explain which ones are most foot and orthopedic “friendly” and why. Watch the full interview ». […]

IBJI’s Dr. Stanford Tack Pioneers New Surgical Approach To Herniated Disc Disease

2017-11-22T08:50:36+00:00 March 17th, 2009|IBJI in the News|

Until recently, the preferred surgical approach for patients with herniated discs in the cervical region of the spine (the uppermost section extending into the neck) was a Cervical Discectomy and Fusion.  That treatment, which fuses the damaged disc is still widely used, and offers very good outcomes for most people. Today there is a new technology that offers patients another treatment option.  Performed in Europe for more than a decade, it involves actually replacing the damaged disk with an artificial one.  Cervical Disc Replacement is being performed by a few American orthopaedic surgeons, among them Dr. Stanford Tack of IBJI-Libertyville. Not all patients with herniated cervical discs are candidates for a disc replacement.  Age, activity level, overall spine health and [...]

IBJI Awarded Accreditation In Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

2017-11-22T09:12:37+00:00 September 18th, 2012|IBJI in the News|

Illinois Bone and Joint Institute is awarded accreditation in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound from the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine The Ultrasound Practice accreditation Council of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) is pleased to announce that the Musculoskeletal Ultrasound practice of Illinois Bone and Joint Institute (IBJI) […]

New Foundation Promotes Bone-Friendly Education and Research

2017-11-22T08:48:58+00:00 December 30th, 2008|IBJI in the News|

(IBJI-Morton Grove, IL) -  Dr. Matthew L. Jimenez is passionate about philanthropy.  Not content to just write a check in support of his orthopaedic profession, Dr. Jimenez decided last year to roll up his sleeves and build from scratch a brand new Foundation designed to combat fragility fractures caused by low-impact falls. Incorporated in December 2008, the Foundation for Education and Musculoskeletal Research (FEMR) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity serving Chicago-area residents. FEMR's mission is to become a community resource to increase osteoporosis awareness and prevent disabilities related to bone trauma.  As you may know, each year in the U.S. more than 11 million senior citizens fall—that’s one out of every three people older than 65 years of age, [...]

Painting With Arthritis: A Healing Art

2017-11-22T09:49:35+00:00 March 31st, 2014|IBJI in the News|

By Madeline Vann, MPH | Everyday Health, March 2014 For artist Rita O’Hara, the joint-crippling potential of rheumatoid arthritis hasn’t dampened her creative spirit. In fact, along with her medication, it’s her art — which she describes as life-giving — that’s enabled her to thrive with RA. […]

Rebuilding Man

2017-11-22T10:32:10+00:00 August 18th, 2015|IBJI in the News|

Ankle replacements give patients more viability By Brett Dworski As seen in Chicago Health Magazine, Fall 2015 Dan Chesman, a former ROTC Naval Officer, shattered his ankle in 1972. Though a fusion procedure was recommended, Chesman knew it would limit his mobility and decided to wait, opting to stabilize the ankle with a series of pins. […]

Talking ACL Injuries with Dr. Gordon

2017-11-22T09:30:26+00:00 October 7th, 2013|IBJI in the News, Sports Medicine|

Alexander Gordon, MD on 97.9 WLUP – The Loop – discusses ACL injuries and how it may affect an athlete’s ability to move and cut. Learn about the commonly occurring ACL tear, where it is in the knee, what happens, what the reconstruction procedure entails and the recovery process. Listen to the interview. […]

The 7 Worst Health Habits Ever

2017-11-22T09:49:41+00:00 March 31st, 2014|IBJI in the News|

By Lauren Tumas Schumacher | Fitness Magazine, March Issue It may surprise you that one of the worst health crimes you’re committing is wearing flats to work and then changing into heels. In this recent article appearing in Fitness Magazine, Megan Leahy, DPM, a podiatrist at the Illinois Bone & Joint Institute discusses the common misconception that flat shoes are good for your feet […]

To Walk In Her Shoes

2017-11-22T10:00:03+00:00 June 17th, 2014|IBJI in the News|

Advocate Children’s Hospital, Spring 2014 Newsletter Born with a short femur, Claire Jermone waited until a new technology was available to lengthen her limb in a safe and less invasive manner. […]

What IBJI Sports Medicine Specialists Want Parents to Know About Contact Sports and the Risk of Brain Injuries

2017-11-22T10:42:56+00:00 April 11th, 2016|IBJI in the News, Physical & Occupational Therapy, Sports Medicine|

A recent story in the Chicago Tribune drew attention to a growing body of research suggesting that young soccer players may be at risk for brain injuries, especially concussions. IBJI’s Dr. Gregory Portland and Dr. David Garelick contacted the Tribune after this important story ran to share additional information for parents and young players. […]