(HealthNewsDigest.com) - CHICAGO, Jan. 7, 2014 -- This winter, snowboarders, skiers and skaters can learn how to stay safe and injury-free thanks to a prevention brochure written by some of the top hand, wrist and elbow physicians in the country. The brochure features safety and injury prevention strategies by orthopedic surgeons at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR), who see a record number of winter sports wrist and hand injuries this time of year.
Drs. Mark Cohen, John Fernandez, and Robert Wysocki, physicians with the Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Hand, Wrist & Elbow Institute, are hoping this brochure will help keep winter outdoors enthusiasts safe while on the slopes and rinks. The pointers found in the brochure include information on how to get the proper gear, how to stay in control and how to be cautious of your surroundings.
About Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush offers comprehensive, unparalleled, orthopedic services. The physicians at MOR treat thousands of orthopedic patients each year with problems ranging from the most common to the most complex. MOR's reputation as a leader in specialized orthopedic patient care, education and research has been recognized by several national journals. U.S. News & World Report ranks the orthopedic program at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, as one of the top 10 in the nation. MOR has offices at Rush along with Prairie Medical Center, Westchester; Cadence Health/Central DuPage Hospital, Winfield; and Rush Oak Park Hospital. For more information, log on to www.rushortho.com. To make an appointment, call 877-MDBONES, 877-632-6637.
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