Addressing Concussion Concerns in the Modern Athlete
Oct
11
7:00pm 7:00pm

Addressing Concussion Concerns in the Modern Athlete

Join us for an expert-led community forum addressing the importance of long-term brain health in athletes.

Speakers include:
Anthony Savino, MD - Clinical Director, The Sports Neurology Clinic at IBJI
Dr. Savino is a board-certi ed neurologist, fellowship-trained at The Sports Neurology Clinic, the world’s leading provider of comprehensive neurological care for athletes of all ages and levels of play. He specializes in the evaluation and management of concussion, neurological disorders, and long-term brain health in athletes. Dr. Savino recently joined IBJI to lead our new initiative, The Sports Neurology Clinic at Illinois Bone & Joint Institute.

Jeffrey Kutcher, MD, FAAN -National Director, The Sports Neurology Clinic
Dr. Kutcher is currently a team physician for the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association, and served as the team neurologist for the United States at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Dr. Kutcher is the director of the NBA concussion program and works as an advisor to the Players’ Associations of the NFL and NHL. He has helped develop the concussion policies of the NCAA, as well as several college athletic programs and conferences.

Kelly Trainor, APN, CPNP Program Coordinator, The Sports Neurology Clinic at IBJI
Kelly is an advanced practice nurse and certified pediatric nurse practitioner. She joined IBJI in 2015, bringing with her a wealth of experience in clinical concussion management, community outreach and advocacy in legislative changes.

Dr. Eric Cheheb, MD - IBJI Sports Medicine Surgeon
Dr. Chehab’s role working with many local club and high school athletes gives him an unique perspective on the way concussion topics are discussed on the eld and in the training rooms.

Jessica Soros, PT, DPT, CSCS - IBJI Physical Therapist
Jessica is an IBJI Vestibular Physical Therapist who works closely with patients suffering from post-concussion balance disorders. She is also the treating therapist for the AHL’s Chicago Wolves.

Brian Robinson, MS, ATC - IBJI Athletic Trainer
Prior to joining IBJI, Brian spent 37 years as head athletic trainer at Glenbrook South High School and developed one of the first Academic Modi cations and Return-to-Learn.

Michael Lennie, OTR/L, ATC - IBJI Occupational Therapist
Along with being an IBJI Occupational Therapist, Michael is also an IHSA offcial. Between these two roles, he can provide key insights into the importance of concussion education.

Click here to register for this free event.  

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IBJI Running Clinic - Logan Square
Mar
18
8:00am 8:00am

IBJI Running Clinic - Logan Square

Are you gearing up for a big race? Have a nagging injury and looking for advice? Looking to improve your overall running performance?

If so, please join us for the 2017 Illinois Bone and Joint Institute Running Clinic! Whether you are new to running or have years of experience, the clinic will be beneficial. IBJI clinicians will spend roughly one hour analyzing your strength, flexibility, foot type and running mechanics. You will be given individualized tips on running form, shoe recommendations and a personal home exercise program address any impairments. Your goal is our goal; injury prevention, improved performance or both!

When the evaluation is over you will have the chance to talk with shoe experts from The Runner’s Edge regarding their latest models. IBJI massage therapists will be present to discuss how massage can aide recovery and you can receive a short massage demo.

Event cost: $50 per runner
To register, please email runningclinic@ibji.com
For more information please visit: ibjirehab.com/events or call 224-765-5550

Please note: Evaluations will occur between 8:00am and 12:00pm during clinics and registrants will be assigned to a time slot upon receiving payment. 

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IBJI Sports Medicine Knowledge Bowl
Feb
25
10:00am10:00am

IBJI Sports Medicine Knowledge Bowl

The athletic trainers at IBJI would like to invite all high school sports medicine clubs and classes to the 5th annual Sports Medicine Knowledge Bowl on Saturday, February 25th. Teams will be challenged in the areas of anatomy, evaluation, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation, manual muscle tests, and special tests. A formal study guide will be provided to your team following registration.

The winning team will receive a $250 grant for their school’s program.

The Knowledge Bowl will be hosted at our Highland Park Rehab facility, 1919 Skokie Valley Road Highland Park, IL 60035. Competition will begin at 10am. Lunch will be provided. There is no registration fee but we are limiting each school to 2 five-person teams.

E-mail Megan, mhutchins@ibji.com, to register and for more details. 

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IBJI Running Clinic - Highland Park
Feb
11
8:00am 8:00am

IBJI Running Clinic - Highland Park

Are you gearing up for a big race? Have a nagging injury and looking for advice? Looking to improve your overall running performance?

If so, please join us for the 2017 Illinois Bone and Joint Institute Running Clinic! Whether you are new to running or have years of experience, the clinic will be beneficial. IBJI clinicians will spend roughly one hour analyzing your strength, flexibility, foot type and running mechanics. You will be given individualized tips on running form, shoe recommendations and a personal home exercise program address any impairments. Your goal is our goal; injury prevention, improved performance or both!

When the evaluation is over you will have the chance to talk with shoe experts from The Runner’s Edge regarding their latest models. IBJI massage therapists will be present to discuss how massage can aide recovery and you can receive a short massage demo.

Event cost: $50 per runner
To register, please email runningclinic@ibji.com
For more information please visit: ibjirehab.com/events or call 224-765-5550

Please note: Evaluations will occur between 8:00am and 12:00pm during clinics and registrants will be assigned to a time slot upon receiving payment. 

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Active By Design Summit
Oct
4
1:00pm 1:00pm

Active By Design Summit

Join leaders from more than a dozen north and northwest suburban communities in a discussion with local and national experts on the safety, health, economic, environmental and social benefits of designing communities that promote physical activity.

Summit speakers will include nationally renowned active transportation advocate Mark Fenton and Eric Chehab, MD of Illinois Bone and Joint Institute.  A panel of local community leaders will present complete street enhancements in their hometowns and strategies for funding healthier places for walking and bicycling. This summit is intended for local city and municipal government officials, school and park district representatives, and those interested in learning more about active community design. Registration is required for this free event.

Fenton is a national public health, planning and transportation consultant, an adjunct associate professor at Tufts University's Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and former host of the "America's Walking" series on PBS television. He is the author of numerous books including the best selling "Complete Guide to Walking for Health, Weight Loss, and Fitness.” To see Fenton in action discussing the four elements of healthy community design and how the “Three P’s” - program, project and policy – impact change, see this short video: http://www.nspapph.org/resources/video.html.

Eric Chehab, MD is an orthopedic surgeon with Illinois Bone & Joint Institute and the clinical lead of IBJI's OrthoHealth Program.

This event is sponsored by Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, hosted by the Chicago Botanic Garden and facilitated by Go Green Wilmette, Wilmette Citizens for Active Transportation and the Consortium of North Suburban Environmental Groups (CONSEG.)

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/active-by-design-summit-tickets-27207919620

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Female Athlete Seminar
Sep
15
6:30pm 6:30pm

Female Athlete Seminar

Please join us for a complimentary evening focused on discussing the female athlete and to provide expertise on common injuries, injury prevention, sport-specific training and the impact to hormonal changes and nutrition on performance. 

Speakers include Dr. Roger Chams, MD, Jessica Riley- Bunyon, DPT, Kelly Trainor, APN, CPNP, Arleen Temer-Witcoff, RD, CDE, Cory Leman, MS, CSCS, and Ann Crosby, CSCS. 

Special guests include Michele Dolton of the Chicago Red Stars Women's Soccer team and Tamera Young of the Chicago Sky Women's Basketball team

Pre-Registration required at: https://goo.gl/forms/gDaWyWhgr3QulI9A3

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Concussion Education: You Don’t Know What You Can’t Remember
Aug
10
7:00pm 7:00pm

Concussion Education: You Don’t Know What You Can’t Remember

Course Title:  Concussion Education: You Don’t Know What You Can’t Remember

This course is approved by the IHSA to fulfill the 2 hour legislative educational requirement for interscholastic coaches and game officials

This seminar, which is open to interscholastic coaches, game officials, athletic trainers, school nurses and Concussion Oversight Team (COT) members, meets requirements of the new state legislation, which will go into effect this fall.

Course Location:  IBJI Rehabilitation Highland Park - 1919 Skokie Valley Road,  Highland Park, IL 60035

Course Speakers:  Dr. Andrew Hunt, MD, Brian Robinson MS, ATC, Dr. Rhutav Parikh, MD  & Kelly Trainor APN, CPNP

CEU’s:  2 contact hours for ATCs, OTs, PTs and PTAs; IHSA approved 2 hour legislative fulfillment for interscholastic coaches and game officials

Tuition:  Complimentary

RSVP: Please RSVP at: http://goo.gl/forms/6FD6pcmW8HAddvnN2

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Apr
26
5:30pm 5:30pm

Morton Grove Clinic Open House

Join us in celebrating the recent reconstruction of our Morton Grove Rehab and MRI Clinic!

  • Meet our team
  • Tour our new facilities
  • Learn about the many services offered including MRI, Arthograms, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Industrial Rehab, Pediatrics, Orthotics, Schroth Therapy, Vestibular Rehab, Women's Health, Massage Therapy, Lymphedema Treatment, Personal Training, Group Fitness Classes, & Post-Injury Performance Training.

    Wine and Appetizers will be served. 
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Mar
5
8:00am 8:00am

Running Clinic

Ever wonder what type of foot you have? Which shoe is best for you? How to improve form and run pain free? 

IBJI is hosting a running clinic to answer all your questions. Evaluations by our therapists will include the following:

  • Biomechanics
  • Foot Type
  • Flexibility
  • Functional Strength
  • Shoe Wear
  • Running Form

Following the running evaluation, our wellness team will be providing education, stretching and sports massage. Runners Edge will also be present with current shoe trends and advice.

The Running Clinic will be held Saturday March 5th at our Logan Square location at 2923 N California Ave, Chicago, IL. The clinic begins at 8:00am and finishes at noon. Each runner will be assigned a time slot and should plan to be there approximately one hour. The cost of the clinic is $50.

We will also be collecting your old and gently worn shoes for Share Your Soles. These shoes will be distributed to impoverished people throughout the world. For more info on the cause visit shareyoursoles.org.

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. If you are interested in attending, please email John at runningclinic@ibji.com. Once a timeslot is confirmed you will be sent a link for payment.

Please come prepared in comfortable clothing and your current running shoes! Please also fill out an Intake Form and bring it with you. We will have these available when you sign in for your scheduled time as well.

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Jan
30
8:00am 8:00am

Running Clinic

Ever wonder what type of foot you have? Which shoe is best for you? How to improve form and run pain free? 

IBJI is hosting a running clinic to answer all your questions. Evaluations by our therapists will include the following:

  • Biomechanics
  • Foot Type
  • Flexibility
  • Functional Strength
  • Shoe Wear
  • Running Form

Following the running evaluation, our wellness team will be providing education, stretching and sports massage. Runners Edge will also be present with current shoe trends and advice.

The Running Clinic will be held Saturday January 30th at our Highland Park location at 1919 Skokie Valley Road, Highland Park, IL 60035. The clinic begins at 8:00am and finishes at noon. Each runner will be assigned a time slot and should plan to be there approximately one hour. The cost of the clinic is $50.

We will also be collecting your old and gently worn shoes for Share Your Soles. These shoes will be distributed to impoverished people throughout the world. For more info on the cause visit shareyoursoles.org.

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. If you are interested in attending, please email John at runningclinic@ibji.com. Once a timeslot is confirmed you will be sent a link for payment.

Please come prepared in comfortable clothing and your current running shoes! Please also fill out an Intake Form and bring it with you. We will have these available when you sign in for your scheduled time as well.

Happy running !

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Sep
9
7:00pm 7:00pm

Fall Soccer Clinic with UWNST Champion Lori Chalupny

llinois Bone and Joint Institute is proud to present, in partnership with the Chicago Red Stars, our Fall Soccer Skill and Injury Prevention Clinic. 

Participants will be guided through a functional movement and performance screening which will highlight areas of strength and opportunities for improving movements specific to soccer.  Additionally, IBJI performance trainers will provide suggestions and training tips to help keep athletes healthy and strong. Athletes will then work directly with Chicago Red Star trainers and Lori Chalupny to develop soccer specific skills, including ball handling, defensive and offensive strategies, and goal keeping. 

Visit our Mindbody website or call 224-765-5550 to reserve your spot. 

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Apr
25
8:00am 8:00am

Running Clinic

Ever wonder what type of foot you have? Which shoe is best for you? How to improve form and run pain free? 

IBJI is hosting a running clinic to answer all your questions. Evaluations by our therapists will include the following:

  • Biomechanics
  • Foot Type
  • Flexibility
  • Functional Strength
  • Shoe Wear
  • Running Form

Following the running evaluation, our wellness team will be providing education, stretching and sports massage. Runners Edge will also be present with current shoe trends and advice.

The Running Clinic will be held Saturday April 25th at our California Avenue location at 2923 N. California Ave, Suite 301, Chicago, IL 60618. The clinic begins at 8:00am and finishes at noon. Each runner will be assigned a time slot and should plan to be there approximately one hour. The cost of the clinic is $50.

We will also be collecting your old and gently worn shoes for Share Your Soles. These shoes will be distributed to impoverished people throughout the world. For more info on the cause visit shareyoursoles.org.

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. If you are interested in attending, please email Annika at runningclinic@ibji.com. Once a timeslot is confirmed you will be sent a link for payment.

Please come prepared in comfortable clothing and your current running shoes! Please also fill out an Intake Form and bring it with you. We will have these available when you sign in for your scheduled time as well.

Happy running !

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Feb
28
12:30pm12:30pm

Dare2Tri Clinic

Dare2Tri's One Day Multisport Clinic is open to athletes with disabilities of all ages, ability levels, and experience with triathlon.  The clinic provides a unique and experiential opportunity for all who are ready to kick off the triathlon season and experience coaching and training in swimming, cycling, running, and/or wheelchair pushing.  The event includes functional strength training and yoga, swim, cycling, and run/push clinics lead by highly trained and qualified coaches and mentor athletes. 

The One Day Multisport Clinic is hosted at Illinois Bone & Joint, Vision Quest Cycling, and Foss Swim School, which are all conveniently located at the intersection of Skokie Valley Road and Park Avenue in Highland Park, Illinois.  This event offers a fantastic introduction to the sport of triathlon, and it's a great way to get fired up about the upcoming triathlon season with targeted coaching in each of the various disciplines!

Visit Dare2Tri's website for more information.

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Jan
31
9:30am 9:30am

Sports Medicine Knowledge Bowl

IBJI is hosting the 3rd annual Sports Medicine Knowledge Bowl for area high school athletic training clubs and classes. Students compete for a chance to win a $250 grant for their school's club. Topics include anatomy, physiology, orthopedic assessment, treatment and rehab as well as other sports medicine concerns. This event is geared toward helping the growth of these clubs in their schools and fostering an awareness of Athletic Training and other sports medicine professions. 

For more information regarding the Knowledge Bowl, contact Heidi Wlezien by e-mail: hwlezien@ibji.com

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Jan
19
to Jan 30

Shoe Drive for Share Your Soles

IBJI is collecting shoes for Share Your Soles in conjunction with our Running Clinic on January 24th. These shoes will be donated to those in need of a pair throughout the world. For more information about Share Your Soles, visit www.shareyoursoles.org.

Shoes can be dropped off in Glenview, Libertyville and Morton Grove PT clinics starting Monday. Shoes must be able to be worn again and can be all types of shoes, not just running shoes. Contact Annika with questions. asafstrom@ibji.com 

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Running Clinic
Feb
15
8:00am 8:00am

Running Clinic

IBJI is hosting a running clinic that will include evaluation by our therapists in the following areas: Functional strength and flexibility, foot biomechanics, shoe wear, video gait analysisThe Running Clinic will be held Saturday February 15th at our Highland Park location at 1919 Skokie Valley Road, Highland Park, IL 60035. The clinic begins at 8:00am and finishes at noon. Each runner will be assigned a time slot and should plan to be there approximately one hour. The cost of the clinic is $50.

Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. If you are interested in attending, please email Annika at runningclinic@ibji.com.

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Jan
14
to Feb 25

Ponytail Sports of All Sorts

This program is designed for preschool and kindergarten aged girls. Program includes an action packed curriculum of fun sports and fitness activities, along with team-building exercises and creative arts.

Thursdays from 1:00pm - 2:30pm

First Class Free! $149.00 for remaining 6 classes.

Class is limited to 15 girls.

To register, call Game ON! at (847) 229-9959

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Advanced Pitchers Boot Camp
Jan
6
to Feb 13

Advanced Pitchers Boot Camp

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  • Google Calendar ICS

This high intensity Pitchers Boot Camp is designed for althetes who are motivated and interested in taking their game to the next level. There will be NO throwing involved in this program; instead, participants will focus on pitching mechanics, specific strength & conditioning, with a focus on reducing the risk of injury.

The camp runs for 6 weeks on Mondays and Thursdays for a total of 12 sessions. Each session is from 4:00pm until 5:30pm at our HPI facility in Highland Park.

Registration thru December 18, 2013: $325.00 ($375 after 12/18)

Call Slammers at (847) 816-6572 to register.

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Getting Your Head in the Game!
Dec
7
1:00pm 1:00pm

Getting Your Head in the Game!

IBJI Rehab will be providing a complimentary discussion regarding your mind's role in sports performance and injury rehabilitation. Please join us as a panel of speakers will present from their different perspectives and roles in Sports Medicine. For more information, click the link for the flyer below.

Getting Your Head in the Game! Flyer

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Running Clinic
May
18
8:00am 8:00am

Running Clinic

IBJI is hosting a running clinic that will include evaluation by our therapists in the following areas: biomechanics, foot type, flexibility, functional strength, shoe wear, and running form.

The cost of the clinic is $25 and all proceeds go to charity.

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Golf Performance Clinic
Jun
30
7:30am 7:30am

Golf Performance Clinic

We're excited to announce our 1st Annual Golf Performance Clinic which will be held Saturday June 30th, 2012 from 7:30am - 11:30am.

Meet with our Physical Therapy staff for dynamic analysis of your golf swing. Using video, we breakdown the components of your swing to assess the physical limitations keeping you from having the swing you want.

Our goal is to educate you about your body and give you the tools to move towards a better understanding of how your individual strength and weaknesses effect your swing & your game.

After that golfers can explore the benefits of Health and Nutrition and talk to one of the golf pros from Highland Park County Club at our Gold Expo.

Space is limited and registration is required. Fee: $40

Click here to download the flyer for the event.

For more information and to register online, please go to www.ibjiwellness.com

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