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, our Sports Medicine Program of the Chicago Center for Orthopedics 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 Center for Orthopedics’ 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 Schaumburg Boomers, Windy City Thunderbolts, RMU Eagles, Chicago Bandits, South Suburban Bulldogs and St. Rita Mustangs to become the exclusive health care partner for these pro sports teams. The 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 Center for Orthopedics 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 is the team doctor for the Windy City ThunderBolts (Frontier League in Professional Baseball). Danielle Bass, M.D., is a team doctor for the Chicago Bandits, St. Rita Mustangs, Schaumburg Boomers, South Suburban Bulldogs and Robert Morris University.
Additionally, Craig Westin, M.D., is the team surgeon for the U.S. Figure Skating Team, including Olympic Silver medalist Sasha Cohen. Visit Sports Medicine Team for more information about all of our orthopedic doctors who can get you back on track and in the game.