The American Academy of Pediatrics wants to improve safety in youth football

28% of children aged 5-14 play football in the US. On top of that, just over 1 million students play high school football. That’s a lot inspirational speeches, narrow victories and devastating defeats, and tackles. That’s a lot more


Dr. Izquierdo to serve as invited faculty for ASES/AAOS event!

Dr Izquierdo has again earned the distinction as invited faculty for an educational symposium organized by the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons. He will be teaching practicing orthopedic surgeons on several complex shoulder topics. Dr Izquierdo performs an more


Latest research: fast food is bad for your bones

According to Pew Research Center, America has 160,000 fast food restaurants, which serve 50 million people each day, and all those people, generate 110 billion in annual revenue. That’s a lot of money. But we’re not talking about more


New study results indicate you should start hopping

We’ve talked a lot about hips on the blog, and if you’ve missed out on any of those excellent posts, here’s a quick rundown of what we’ve done: I had a total hip replacement and my hip hurts! more


We’re changing our name December 1st!

There’s a change on the horizon at Rockford Orthopedic and Crystal Lake Orthopedics that we’re pretty excited about! Effective December 1, 2015, both organizations will begin practicing under the new unified name of OrthoIllinois. While the name on more