Join Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, Athletic Training and Sports Performance for an open house at its state-of-the-art facility in Warrenville. Tours of the facility, “mini-presentations” and demonstration activities will be included.
Refreshments will be served.
Mini-Presentations will include:
5:30 & 6:30 pm; Suite 200:
Is Medicine: Steven Mayer, MD, will discuss how the right
“dosage” of physical activity can be highly effective in the prevention,
treatment and management of many diseases.
5:45 & 6:45 pm; Suite 100:
Overuse Injuries in Sports: Thomas Kiesler, MD, will discuss surgical and non-surgical treatment of elbow
injuries caused by excessive flexion-extension stress on ligaments, tendons and
5:30 & 6:30 pm; Suite 100:
Foot and Ankle Injuries: Gregory Witkowski, MD, will discuss lower-extremity injuries and various options for
5:45 & 6:45 pm; Suite 200:
Arthritis: Corrina Weckerle, MD, will
discuss symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of rheumatoid arthritis.
Treatment overview will include pharmaceutical as well as holistic options.
Running/Gait Analysis: Jim Beitzel, ATC, will demonstrate Dartfish
motion analysis software, which collects detailed information relating to
improper body mechanics, existing muscle imbalance and gait, and will explain
how this information can be utilized to mitigate injuries and improve
performance across a variety of sports.
K-VEST© Golf Swing Analysis:
Mark Demchak, ATC, will demonstrate the K-VEST wireless system, which measures a
golfer’s stance and swing phase while compiling 3-D data that allows athletic
trainers to teach proper mechanics for efficiency and maximum performance.