Sports Medicine

Outpatient procedures are “In”

Advancements in modern medicine and even the COVID-19 pandemic have drastically increased orthopedic outpatient surgeries in the U.S. over the last several years. In fact, nearly 80 percent of all procedures performed by OrthoIllinois physicians in 2022 were more


Is it time for Hip Replacement Surgery?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 332,000 total hip replacements are performed in the United States each year. In fact, from 2000 to 2010, the number of hip replacements have more than doubled and while more


Patient Questions: What type of joint replacement will I get?

Patients always ask “what type of joint replacement will I get?”, or they often go as far as specifying which type of implant they want.  As surgeons, we’re always happy to answer these questions because we love our more


7 signs you are a good candidate for joint replacement

1.  When pain limits your ability to move comfortably. Simply that alone. Our ability to move dictates much of our overall health, physically and emotionally. But not everyone who falls on a jog or whose body is aging more