Sports Medicine at Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group
Sports and fitness are essential parts of your healthy lifestyle, but sprained ankles and bad breaks can send you to the sidelines. At Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group, our sports medicine specialists are board certified to provide comprehensive care to help athletes and active individuals of all ages recover from injuries, reach peak performance and stay healthy.
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group provides comprehensive surgical and nonsurgical care for a range of musculoskeletal conditions and exercise-related injuries including:
- Back and neck
- Hand and wrist
- Foot and ankle
- Sprains and strains
- Athletic performance issues
- Fractures/stress fractures
- Running injuries
- Concussion care
- Advanced arthroscopic surgery
- Sports physicals*
*Sports physicals are available at select locations.
No matter what your level of athleticism or degree of injury, Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group is dedicated to getting you back in action. Our sports medicine specialists are also available to evaluate your health, provide injury prevention strategies and help you on your way to an active life.
Medical Coverage at High Schools and Colleges
Our sports medicine physicians are dedicated to providing comprehensive care to our community. As team physicians, they collaborate with athletic trainers, coaches and physical therapists to treat injured athletes and ensure students recover properly to avoid re-injury.
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group is proud to provide complete orthopaedic and sports medicine care for the following schools:
- Benet Academy
- College of DuPage
- DeKalb High School
- Genoa High School
- Glenbard East High School
- Glenbard North High School
- Glenbard West High School
- Kishwaukee Community College
- Northern Illinois University
- Rosary High School
- Somonauk High School
- St. Francis High School
- Sycamore High School
- Waubonsee Community College
- Wheaton College
- Wheaton North High School
- Wheaton-Warrenville South High School
- West Chicago High School
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group is proud to partner with:
- DeKalb County United Soccer
- Endure It!
Sports Medicine Physicians
Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group offers an integrated treatment program with board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic sports medicine physicians and advanced medical and surgical procedures, including minimally invasive techniques to minimize pain and speed recovery.
Athletic Training and Sports Performance Clinic
Sports and fitness are essential parts of your healthy lifestyle, the dedicated sports performance program helps athletes at all levels increase their success on the field, ice or court. Complete with state-of-the-art technology and offering advanced therapies, a new 2,400-square-foot unit features space for classes and individual training utilizing weights, cardio equipment, suspension straps, total-body resistance equipment, agility ladders and much more. Northwestern Medicine athletic trainers and certified Group/Personal Fitness Instructors are dedicated to providing comprehensive care to help you maximize your performance.
At Northwestern Medicine, our Athletic Trainers are dedicated to providing comprehensive care to our community.
For additional information and class descriptions please call 630.315.8764.
The Sports Concussion Clinic
Across the country, athletic programs and medical professionals are putting a greater emphasis on identifying and treating concussions, which commonly are experienced by athletes who play contact sports such as football, soccer and hockey.
- Sports Medicine
- Pediatric Neurology
- Physical Therapy
The Running Medicine Clinic
The Running Medicine Clinic at Northwestern Medicine uses a multidisciplinary team of professionals from several different specialties to focus on patient education, injury prevention, and the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic running injuries.
The initial running evaluation includes:
- Assessing your health history with a physician
- Establishing your running goals
- Discussing your injury concerns
- Considering relevant diagnostic testing, such as X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and electromyogram and nerve conduction studies–electrical tests of your nerves and muscles
Our goal is to keep you running. The Running Medicine Clinic has all the tools and resources to help you achieve your goals.
- Sports Medicine
- Orthopaedic surgery
- Chiropractic Medicine
- Sports nutrition
- Sports psychology
- Exercise physiology
- Physical therapy
- Glen Ellyn
- St. Charles
View The Running Medicine Clinic flier (pdf)
For more information, or to make an appointment, please call 630.225.BONE.
View Strength Training Program for Runners flier
View Athletic Training and Sports Performance Clinic flier
View Sports Medicine brochure
View Sports Nutrition Consulting brochure
View Sports Concussion Clinic flier
View ACL Bridge Program flier
To learn more or schedule an appointment with a Sports Medicine specialist, please visit the Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group locations below.