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Taking Aim at Trigger Finger Pain: Know Your Treatment Options

“Trigger finger” may sound like an odd name for medical problem, but it’s actually pretty accurate: In its advanced stages, trigger finger causes your finger to stay in a bent position, similar to the position your finger would be in when pulling the trigger on a firearm. It’s medical name is a bit more difficult… read more


Ortho Illinois Physicians Work With Chicago Blackhawks, IceHogs

ROCKFORD, Ill. (Sept. 17, 2018) – Dr. Jon Whitehurst, Dr. Geoffrey Van Thiel and Dr. Scott Trenhaile orthopedic sports medicine specialists at OrthoIllinois, a leading bone and joint health care provider in northern Illinois, continue their work this year as part of the Chicago Blackhawks medical network. Whitehurst and Van Thiel helped conduct preseason player… read more


Ortho Illinois Opens New Clinic in Algonquin

OrthoIllinois expanded specialized orthopedic care with the opening of its new Algonquin Clinic on Tuesday, Sept. 4. The new site is located at 650 S. Randall Road, between Bunker Hill and Harnish drives. This state-of-the-art clinic improves access to bone and joint specialists with expertise in: Sports medicine (shoulder, hip and knee injuries) Hands, wrists… read more


Your experience matters to us

Word of mouth is still a powerful tool for finding recommendations on all types of services, from a good restaurant to a mechanic who can fix your car. When seeking out a doctor or specialty health care provider, we also ask our friends and family. “Do you like your doctor? I’m looking for a new… read more


New OrthoIllinois Scholarship Honors Memory of Former Employee

Rockford, Ill. (July 31, 2018) – OrthoIllinois, a leading bone and joint health care provider in northern Illinois, has created a scholarship in memory of Kelsea Anderson, a physical therapy assistant who passed away in January 2018. The scholarship will benefit students enrolled in Blackhawk Technical College’s Physical Therapy Assistant Program in Janesville, Wisconsin. Anderson… read more


River Run races into sixth year

This year’s River Run is just four weeks away, and it happens to be the event’s sixth anniversary. OrthoIllinois started the Labor Day weekend event in 2013 as a unique training opportunity for individuals participating in our Run Right Running Clinic, which aims to improve performance and decrease the risk of injury for runners and… read more