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Micah’s Story

March 25, 2019 While playing in a football game in the fall of 2017, Fieldcrest High School athlete Micah Hurd tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and lateral collateral ligament (LCL), two ligaments that cross the front and back of the knee joint respectively. Dr. Brian Cole, of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush,(MOR) performed surgery on [...]

March 29th, 2019|Patient Stories|

Jamari’s Story

Jamari's diagnosis Jamari Sanders’ mother, Sharenne Shumate, didn’t worry when Jamari returned with complaints of leg pain after a day of playing basketball at his uncle’s house. The eight-year-old said he had fallen, but Sharenne didn’t see any bones that appeared to be broken. Just to be sure, she took him to the nearest emergency [...]

November 27th, 2018|Patient Stories|

Patient Completes Ironman after Knee Replacement

Several years ago, lifelong swimmer Laura Parker, now 47, of St. Charles, IL, took an interest in running because some friends were competing in a local triathlon. Training for this event got her hooked on competing and since 2009 she has completed four Ironman triathlons – the most difficult of all triathlons. Her fourth triathlon [...]

July 27th, 2018|Patient Stories|