August Featured Author

Lindsay Ramey, MD
Sports Medicine Fellow
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

From the August issue: Femoral Neck Stress Fracture: Can MRI Grade Help Predict Return-to-Running Time?

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Ramey discuss her article in the August issue.


Dr. Lindsay Ramey is a sports medicine fellow at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She recently completed her physical medicine and rehabilitation residency training at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Harvard Medical School.  She received her medical degree and her undergraduate degree in Education, Kinesiology and Chemistry from the University of Virginia.

Dr. Ramey’s clinic interests include running medicine, performing arts medicine and medical care for athletes with disabilities. Her primary research interest is management and prevention of overuse sports injuries with an emphasis on high-risk stress fractures. In addition, she is currently engaged in projects relating to medical education and adaptive sports. Dr. Ramey also enjoys exploring the use of innovative technologies to improve preventive and value-based care relating to sports medicine.

Selected Other Published Work

Ramey L, Goldstein R, Zafonte R, Ryan C, Kazis L, and Schneider J. Variation in 30-day readmission rates among medically complex patients at inpatient rehabilitation facilities and contributing factors. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2016 May 5 [Epub ahead of print]. Doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2016.03.019. PMID: 27161849

McInnis KC and Ramey LN. High risk stress fractures in athletes: diagnosis and management. PM R. 2016 Mar;8(3 Suppl):S113-24. Doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2015.09.019. PMID: 26972260.

Ramey LN, Knowlton SE, Amorese-O’Connell L, and Kohler MJ. (2015). “Ultrasound Identification of Maximal Subdeltoid Bursa Distention Alters the Ultrasound-Guided Injection Approach for Shoulder Pain.” Phys Med Rehabil Int. 2015;2(5):1048.

Frye JL, Ramey LN, and Hart JM. The effects of exercise on decreasing pain and increasing function in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome. Sports Health. May 2012; 4(3):205-210. doi: 10.1177/1941738112331915. PMID: 23016088.

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