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Embracing Winter Sports Safety: Tips for Injury Prevention

Winter sports and activities offer an exhilarating opportunity to bask in the great outdoors while staying active. The numerous advantages of engaging in these pastimes undoubtedly outweigh the potential risk of injury. Nonetheless, it’s crucial to acknowledge that more

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OrthoIllinois receives 2023 Press Ganey Human Experience Guardian of Excellence Award® for Second Year

ROCKFORD, IL January 8, 2024 … OrthoIllinois today announced that Injury Express, its walk-in injury care service, has been named a 2023 Human Experience (HX) Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey, the global leader in healthcare more

Hand, Wrist & Elbow

What’s on the Thanksgiving Menu? A Feast of Upper Body Injuries.

Thanksgiving, a time for family gatherings, sumptuous feasts, and gratitude, is one of the most anticipated holidays of the year. However, as an orthopedic surgeon specializing in the hand and upper extremities, it’s also a time when I more

Spine & Neck

A Compassionate Healer in the World of Orthopedic Care

In the sprawling world of medicine, there are those who stand out not just for their expertise but for their unwavering commitment to their patients’ well-being. For Dr. Zachary Goldstein, he is known for his remarkable dedication to more

Spine & Neck

The top three back pain complaints spine surgeons see and how to treat them

As a spine surgeon, patients come to me with a common complaint – back pain. And it’s usually after they’ve exhausted home remedies and the discomfort has become too much to bear. From overexertion or sitting too long, more

Sports Medicine

Don’t Get Yourself in a Pickle

Over the last several years the sport of pickleball has gained popularity. As a matter of fact, according to the Association of Pickleball Professionals, the sport is the fastest growing in the nation for the fifth consecutive year more