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Arthritis

Arthritis – What a Pain!

You know that feeling, right? The feeling that you’ve turned to stone as you get up from the couch. The painful feelings in your hand that comes on suddenly, seemingly for no reason. The grating feeling you have in...read more


Sports Medicine

Life-long athletic background leads to orthopedic medical career

Cort Lawton, MD, always knew his career would involve sports in some way, shape, or form. “Sports consumed my life in my early years. I guess you could say I was a sports fanatic,” he shared. Growing up he...read more


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New CEO retains commitment to quality, cost effectiveness, and best outcomes

“Providing high-quality services with the most cost-effective approach and the best outcomes for our patients.” That’s my mantra and our continued vision as an organization as I begin my tenure as OrthoIllinois’ new CEO. Even before I joined OrthoIllinois...read more


General Orthopedics

Tips for Keeping Bones and Joints Safe

Your bones and joints are important components of the musculoskeletal system and keeping them healthy and safe can keep you strong and active. Your bones support your body and protect your organs while joints connect your bones and allow...read more


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Keep your hands/wrists safe this Thanksgiving

There’s nothing festive about holiday-related injuries, but that doesn’t stop them from happening. Each November and December, we see patients who injure their fingers, hands and wrists doing routine holiday activities. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that...read more


Sports Medicine

OrthoIllinois Physicians Continue Partnership with Chicago Blackhawks

ROCKFORD, Ill. (Nov. 1, 2021) – Dr. Jon Whitehurst, Dr. Geoffrey Van Thiel, Dr. Scott Trenhaile and Dr. Cort Lawton, orthopedic sports medicine specialists at OrthoIllinois, a leading bone and joint health care provider in northern Illinois, will continue...read more