In the News
The Hospital for Special Surgery in New York has been named by U.S. News & World Report as the top-ranked hospital for orthopedic medicine in the country.
DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction recognizes next …
Orthopedics, March 21, 2013
Orthopedics Today and DePuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction recognized promising surgeons in the field of total joint replacement yesterday here at the American Academy of Orthopaedic.
Dr. Brett Levine, an orthopedic surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, talks about using Pilates as a rehab tool in this Naperville Sun/Aurora Beacon News story about a young dancer who recently recovered from an ACL injury.
After conducting research on 40 patients who use Pilates as a form of rehabilitation following joint replacement surgery, Dr. Brett Levine, orthopedic surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, has co-authored the book, Pilates for Hip and Knee Syndromes and Arthroplasties. Seventy percent of the patients were extremely satisfied with their outcome after using Pilates. Dr. Levine believes Pilates is an excellent form of exercise post-surgically and pre-surgically because it is low-impact and strengthens the core, improves range of motion of joints and studies show it quickens recuperation time after injury.
Dr. Brett Levine, hip and knee reconstruction and replacement specialist at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, was recently featured in an interview discussing the future of the hip and knee reconstruction and replacement specialty. Dr. Levine describes all aspects of the specialty from current studies and advancements to the challenges surgeons within the specialty face.
Dr. Brett Levine, hip and knee reconstruction and replacement specialist at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, recently coauthored Pilates for Hip and Knee Syndromes and Arthroplasties. The book provides readers with foundational guidelines and protocols for the use of Pilates in increasing strength, balance, flexibility, and range of motion for both pre- and postoperative knee and hip patients.
MOR physicians Dr. Brett Levine, joint replacement and reconstruction, and Dr. Johnny Lin, foot and ankle, were inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) on March 10, 2010. The inductions took place during ceremonies at the academy’s 2010 Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA.