Recovery times for various shoulder replacement options; Treatment of osteoarthritis.

This regular segment of ?Ask the Doctor? addresses questions sent in by Sports Medicine Weekly followers. In this segment Dr. Nikhil Verma from Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush answers questions about the above topics:

Dr. Verma specializes in treatment of the shoulder, elbow and knee with an emphasis on advanced arthroscopic reconstructive techniques of the shoulder, shoulder replacement, knee ligament reconstruction and articular cartilage reconstruction and meniscal transplantation.?nikhil verma

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Verma completed his orthopedic residency at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in sports medicine and shoulder surgery.

While in New York, he served as an assistant team physician for the St. John’s University Athletic Department. He also received specialized training in treatment of shoulder and elbow disorders in the overhead throwing athlete.

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