Who are Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Specialists?

Ali Amundsen Talks about the Dangers of High Heels

New, minimally invasive treatment for bunions: Dr. George Holmes on NBC5

High Heel Dangers - Dr. Holmes on abc7

Dr. Holmes and the Mini-Tightrope® procedure


Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Blog

Join our latest Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush topic of conversation on sports injuries and injury prevention; comments and insights throughout the season from team physicians for the Chicago White Sox, Women's U.S. National Soccer team, Men's U.S. National Soccer team, DePaul University and more; and the latest in orthopedic news and events.

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Evidence-based use of metatarsal pads

Plantar pressure analysis studies are demonstrating the effectiveness of met pads for forefoot offloading and helping clinicians determine which patients are most likely to benefit from different pad designs and placement strategies.

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Lisle Physician Recognized for Excellent Bedside Manner

Lisle resident Dr. George Holmes, a Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush foot and ankle specialist, recently received high rankings in patient communication in a national survey of hospital patients. He was among the top ten percent of physicians nationwide.

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Dr. George Holmes Jr., foot-and ankle surgeon

The work of Dr. George Holmes Jr., of Lisle, is no small feat. Actually, his bag is feet — given that he is a foot-and ankle surgeon with Midwest Orthopedics at Rush Hospital.

Dr. Holmes Discusses Mini TightRope® Procedure in Orthopedics Today

Dr. George Holmes Jr., director of the foot and ankle department at Rush, was featured in Orthopedics Today discussing a bunion correction technique called the Mini TightRope® Procedure. The technique that Dr. Holmes developed has enhanced postoperative recovery and mobilization for many of his patients.

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MOR Surgeon Develops New Bunion Technique

MOR foot and ankle specialist, Dr. George Holmes was recently featured on WGN News explaining a new bunion correcting procedure, the Mini Tightrope procedure. Traditionally bunions are corrected by breaking and then realigning the bone that causes the bunion, however Dr. Holmes offers the Mini Tightrope procedure which corrects the condition without breaking any bones, therefore allowing a much faster recovery.

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Dr. George Holmes Explains Tightrope Bunion Procedure

Dr. George Holmes was featured on ABC 36 to discuss the Mini Tightrope® procedure, a bunion correcting procedure that he co-developed. The procedure helps to correct the boney deformity without cutting the bone allowing for a more speedy recovery time.

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Chicago Magazine's 2009 Top Doctors

(December 23, 2008 - Chicago) - For the eigth straight year, the physicians of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush have been featured within the "Top Doctors" issue of Chicago Magazine. Prepared by Castle Connelly Medical, Ltd., the "Top Doctors" January 2009 issue includes information about 350 of the area's best physicians (in various medical specialties).

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U.S. News & World Report ranks the Rush University Medical Center Orthopedic Program as the nation’s tenth best and it is the highest ranked program in the state of Illinois. The physicians of MOR serve as the team physicians for the Chicago Bulls, Chicago White Sox, and DePaul University, as well as many other professional, collegiate, and high school teams and clubs.

Foot Ankle

New Procedure Straightens Bunions without Cutting Bone

(CHICAGO) – A less invasive, surgical treatment for bunions known as the Mini TightRope® procedure is being used at Rush University Medical Center to correct bunions, or hallux valgus, a common, often painful deformity in which the big toe is angled in toward the smaller toes.

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