High School Sports Medicine Benefits for Young Athletes
Back-to-school time is here. Do you have a child playing sports this school year?
For high school athletes, the start of the school year means it’s time for practices, tryouts, homecoming games, and bonding with new teammates. You know they’ll need new equipment, team uniforms, and payment for lessons, but there’s one key thing every high school athlete needs in their arsenal that’s often overlooked: a comprehensive sports medicine treatment plan.
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Why We've Developed Orthopaedic Immediate Care
Simply put, the formation of our Orthopaedic Immediate Care program, came in response to serious flaws that we had identified in the typical treatment timeline. This brief article will outline those flaws, as well as the solution which we developed.
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Hand and Upper Extremity Specialist in Palos Hills and Mokena
If you’re seeking treatment for a musculoskeletal injury, you may be asking, why should I visit an orthopaedic care center over going to the hospital or my primary care physician? What’s the major advantage of going to a clinic that specializes in orthopaedic care? The answer: direct and immediate access to orthopaedic specialists.
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Learn to Easily Navigate Doctor Referrals
Finding a specialist to treat your specific injury or illness can be a challenging process. When it comes to your health, make sure you’re getting top quality care and working with an expert that specializes in your condition. While the process of finding said specialist can be overwhelming, here are a few tips to keep in mind with regards to specialist referrals and how to navigate them:
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Navigating Immediate Care vs. Emergency Room
Injured while playing a round of your favorite summer sport? Twist or bang your knee or elbow the wrong way while working around the yard? If you’ve experienced a musculoskeletal injury, you may be wondering where the best place is to seek treatment. And depending on the type and severity of your injury, a trip to to the Emergency Room may not be your best choice.
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Introducing Dr. Gurpal Pannu
Welcome Dr. Gurpal Pannu to MidAmerica Orthopaedics!
Dr. Pannu is an orthopaedic spine surgeon. He has trained at Northeast Ohio Medical University, Drexel University College of Medicine, and The University of California, Davis. At UC Davis, Dr. Pannu completed a fellowship in orthopaedic spinal surgery. He participated in clinical research that included the study of scoliosis, spinal trauma, and degenerative conditions of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. Throughout his career, Dr. Pannu has been active in clinical research in academic settings, giving him a vast knowledge of the latest technologies and procedures proven to best help his patients.
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Spine Surgery Specialist and Treatment in Palos Hills and Mokena
According to the American Chiropractic Association, 80% of Americans will experience back pain at some point in their lives. Back pain is a common complaint for people across ages and professions, and it isn’t predicted to let up any time soon. Back pain can be annoying, intense, and can get in the way of a person performing their job, or even simple tasks that make up the course of a day.
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Concussion Diagnosis and Treatment Palos Hills and Mokena
In sports and everyday life, minding your head is a top priority. A fall, hit to the head, or car accident are among some of the many possible causes for one of the most common brain injuries, concussions.
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