CAITLIN NICHOLSON, MD
Non-Operative Sports Medicine
Sports medicine isn't just for athletes. As a non-operative sports medicine doctor, I treat patients of all ages for a variety of conditions. I start with conservative treatments and can refer you to my surgical partners if needed. Make an appointment today and we can discuss what options are right for you.
An injury can be devastating. I offer a comprehensive evaluation and treatment plan for all patients. Make an appointment today to learn more.
ON-SITE X-RAY AND MRI
Same day x-ray imaging helps me diagnose and treat many conditions. My office also has an MRI machine on site, helping expedite your care.
My office is set up for same-day cortisone injections and quick follow up for hyaluronic acid (gel) and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections. Make an appointment to find out which of these options is right for you.
DR. NICHOLSON ON THE NEWS
Dr. Nicholson talks about how daylight savings can affect your bone health.
Dr. Nicholson is the Head Team Physician for the Windy City Bulls and for Romeoville High School
LOCATION & HOURS
Monday - Friday: 8 am to 4:00 pm
963 129th Infantry Dr
Joliet, IL 60435
55 Shuman Blvd, Suite 700
Naperville, Illinois 60563
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Learn About Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Founded in Chicago in 2003, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush (MOR) is among the international leaders in musculoskeletal health. The practice is composed of renowned orthopedic and spine surgeons who pioneer the latest advances in technology and surgical techniques to improve the lives and activity levels of their patients. Many MOR physicians serve in leadership positions for national societies, and all serve as faculty in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center (RUMC).
Through its strategic alignment with RUMC, MOR is able to attract and serve thousands of patients from around the United States and the world each year. In 2018, MOR provided care to 66,000 patients and performed more than 16,000 surgical procedures across seven Chicagoland locations. With a focus on patient outcomes, research, and education, MOR strives to continually improve access and raise the standard of musculoskeletal care.
Rush University Medical Center (RUMC) is a multi-award-winning Magnet status hospital for nursing and a Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD Quality Leadership Award Winner from Vizient. RUMC ranked No. 5 in the nation for Orthopedics in 2022-2023, according to U.S. News & World Report.
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush is an international leader in orthopedic research, with approximately $3 million in total external research awards in 2018 and hundreds of annual publications in the most respected peer-review journals.