Get Back in the Game with our Sports Medicine Program
Whether you have a torn ligament, a sprain, or want to restore or improve your mobility and agility, consider sports medicine as a pathway to health.
Learn how sports medicine can help you achieve your health goals.
Weiss Memorial Hospital
4646 N. Marine Drive
Chicago, IL 60640
Sports Medicine for All Activity Levels
Whether you have a torn ligament, a sprain, or want to restore or improve your mobility and agility, consider sports medicine as pathway to health. Both athletes and non-athletes alike can find relief and improvement from our range of services. At Weiss Memorial Hospital, the Sports Medicine Program of our Orthopedics Center strives to enable people of all ages to enjoy an active lifestyle. We’ll help you set goals that are important to you, and then design a treatment plan to help you achieve them.
We offer a team of orthopedic doctors nurses, physical therapists, and rehabilitation specialists who can provide you with expert care. We’ll begin by exploring your nonsurgical treatment options, such as physical therapy, home exercises, medications, splints, orthotics, therapeutic injections, and more. If surgery is recommended, we use state-of-the-art equipment to perform many procedures without an overnight stay. You can access all of those services at Weiss, to help you recover faster, and get you back to the activities you enjoy.
Treating Weekend Warriors to Olympic Athletes
The Orthopedics Center’s Sports Medicine Program will help you maintain or regain the most active lifestyle possible. We want you to get back in the game! Our doctors have treated professional and Olympic athletes as well as thousands of everyday athletes.
Our orthopedic and sports medicine experts have teamed up with the RMU Eagles and South Suburban Bulldogs to become the exclusive healthcare partner for these collegiate sports teams. These partnerships are part of Weiss’ overall commitment to improve the health of our communities, through various education and outreach efforts. Look for events sponsored by the Orthopedics Center at Weiss during the coming months.
Preston Wolin, M.D., has served as the team doctor for both the U.S. national men’s and women’s soccer organizations and as the team doctor for several professional and college sports teams. Jeannette Kelly, D.O., is a team doctor for the Chicago Hope Academy Eagles, St. Rita Mustangs, South Suburban Bulldogs, and Robert Morris University Eagles. Additionally, Craig Westin, M.D., has been the team surgeon for the U.S. Figure Skating Team, including Olympic Silver medalist Sasha Cohen.
Dr. Ko is a former NCAA Division 1 athlete with a strong interest in the treatment of athletic injuries. His experience includes treating elite athletes while serving as the assistant team physician for the Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Cubs, and Rockford IceHogs professional sports teams, and the Northwestern Division 1 collegiate football team.
Visit Sports Medicine Team for more information about all of our orthopedic doctors who can get you back on track and in the game.
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