• Community Event - Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group Orthopaedics Open House

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    Name: Community Event - Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group Orthopaedics Open House
    Date: September 27, 2017
    Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    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. In addition to tours of the facility, attendees may participate in a series of informative “mini-presentations” and demonstration activities. Exercise 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. Presentation scheduled at 530P & 630P in Suite 200. Elbow Overuse Injuries in Sports: Richard Makowiec, MD, will discuss surgical and non-surgical treatment of elbow injuries caused by excessive flexion-extension stress on ligaments, tendons and muscles. Presentation scheduled at 545P & 645P in Suite 100. Common Foot and Ankle Injuries: Gregory Witkowski, MD, will discuss lower-extremity injuries and various options for treatment. Presentation scheduled at 530P & 630P in Suite 100. Rheumatoid Arthritis: Corrine Weckerle, MD, will discuss symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of rheumatoid arthritis. Treatment overview will include pharmaceutical as well as holistic options. Presentation scheduled at 545P & 645P in Suite 200. Dartfish 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. Demonstrations will occur throughout the evening. 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. Demonstrations will occur throughout the evening. Also in attendance will be representatives of Northwestern Medicine Physical and Occupational Therapy groups to answer questions about the benefits of therapy. REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED
    Location:
    27650 Ferry Road Warrenville, IL 60563
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday September 27, 2017 5:00P-8:00P
    Contact Information:
    To register please call: 630-933-4234
    Fees/Admission:
    Admission is free but registration is required.
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