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  • Richard Sherman’s Super Bowl ankle injury

    I was watching the Super Bowl last night and saw Richard Sherman hurt his ankle.  He was down for a little while and then was carted off the field, never to return to play. reports:

    Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was shaken up early in the game, but he managed to stay on the field and contribute to the dominating Seahawks performance. Unfortunately, his night came to an early end after suffering an ankle injury while breaking up a pass to Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas.

    Sherman showed up on the field after the game to celebrate the win with his teammates, but he was sporting a heavy ankle brace and some crutches.

    Once the dust settled, it was reported that Sherman suffered a high ankle sprain during the game.

    Read more here….

    A high ankle sprain is a stretch or partial tear of the syndesmotic ligament and/or the distal tibia-fibula ligament.  Time and rest usually heals these injury; very few require surgical repair.


  • Alex Orthopaedics Launches New Website

    Alex Orthopaedics Launches New Website

    Chicago Orthopedic SurgeonCHICAGO,ILLINOIS– September 9, 2012 – Alex Orthopaedics, a highly-regarded private Orthpedic Clinic inChicago, is pleased to announce the launch of its newly revamped website.

    This warm, user-friendly site provides an information platform for patients, prospective patients and referring physicians.

    The site aims to allow visitors to gain a comprehensive understanding of Alex Orthopaedics and information to help them discover the benefits of choosing Dr. Peter Snitovsky’s for the Orthopedic treatment and rehabilitation.

    About Alex Orthopaedics

    Alex Orthopaedics provides the following services:

    • Hand surgery
    • Arthroscopy
    • Physical therapy
    • General orthopedics
    • Joint replacement
    • Reconstructive surgery
    • Sports medicine

    Patients choose Alex Orthopaedic because they are treated like friends, not numbers while knowing they are under the care of a highly-trained and skilled Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon.

    We welcome you to call our office to schedule an appointment:

    (847) 777-9100

    Alex Orthopedics is conveniently located right off the Eden’s Expressway at:

    Alex Orthopaedics
    4801 W. Peterson Ave., Suite 606
    Chicago, IL  60646