Dr. Sheila A. Dugan, M.D., is Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Rush Medical College, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois. She is a faculty member of the Department of Neurosurgery and the Department of Preventive Medicine. She is co-medical director of the Rush Program for Abdominal and Pelvic Health.
Dr. Dugan is multi board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, electrodiagnostic medicine and pain medicine. She is highly skilled in neurological and sports-related rehabilitation. Prior to medical school, she received her physical therapy degree from Northwestern University in 1986. She's currently pursuing development of a program focused on women's musculoskeletal care, including both their medical and rehabilitation needs.
Dr. Dugan earned her medical degree in 1995 from the University of Illinois School Of Medicine in Chicago. She was president of her medical school class and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. She held an internship in internal medicine at the University of Chicago and completed residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, affiliated with Northwestern University, where she served as chief resident.
Dr. Dugan shares what knee instability can indicate.
January 19, 2010 - 10:35am
Dr. Dugan explains if women can exercise too much.
January 19, 2010 - 10:26am
Dr. Dugan shares the causes of back pain.
January 19, 2010 - 10:16am
Dr. Dugan discusses what knee locking indicates.
January 19, 2010 - 9:47am
Dr. Dugan explains what causes popping sounds in the knee.
December 23, 2009 - 12:01pm
Dr. Dugan introduces herself and describes pelvic pain.
November 30, 2009 - 2:46pm
Dr. Dugan explains the causes of pelvic pain.
November 30, 2009 - 2:41pm
Dr. Dugan explains if a woman's mood can worsen her pelvic pain.
November 30, 2009 - 2:31pm
Dr. Dugan discusses if chronic pelvic pain is an indication of another problem.
November 30, 2009 - 2:24pm
Dr. Dugan shares what experts mean when they refer to the pelvic floor.
November 30, 2009 - 2:14pm
Dr. Dugan explains the symptoms a woman would have if the muscles at her pelvic floor were contracting.
November 30, 2009 - 2:08pm
Dr. Dugan shares the symptoms a woman would experience if the muscles at her pelvic floor had low tone.
November 30, 2009 - 2:01pm
Dr. Dugan describes the most common musculoskeletal pain among women.
November 30, 2009 - 1:52pm
Dr. Dugan explains what swelling of the knee can indicate.
November 30, 2009 - 1:42pm
Dr. Dugan shares if osteoarthritis in the knee is related to obesity.
November 30, 2009 - 1:37pm
Dr. Dugan describes Kegel exercises.
November 30, 2009 - 1:29pm
Dr. Dugan explains how soon after childbirth women should start Kegel exercises.
November 30, 2009 - 1:12pm
Dr. Dugan shares if women should exercise during pregnancy.
November 30, 2009 - 1:02pm
Dr. Dugan discusses bone problems among young, female athletes.
November 30, 2009 - 12:55pm
Dr. Dugan explains if back pain is common?
November 30, 2009 - 12:46pm
Dr. Dugan describes what women can do to ease back pain.
November 30, 2009 - 12:05pm
Dr. Dugan shares if ice can help treat back pain.
November 30, 2009 - 11:56am
Dr. Dugan describes intra-abdominal fat.
November 30, 2009 - 11:41am
Dr. Dugan explains why women have a greater risk of heart disease after menopause.
November 30, 2009 - 11:33am
Dr. Dugan discusses the importance of exercise.
November 30, 2009 - 11:26am
Dr. Dugan shares why women should exercise in the pool.
November 30, 2009 - 11:18am
Dr. Dugan explains how women should exercise.
November 30, 2009 - 11:06am