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Monitor bone and joint pain even if surgery is postponed

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many aspects of our daily lives, including delaying surgeries and other treatments for our Ortho Illinois patients with bone and joint injuries, conditions, and pain. We are grateful for your patience during this unprecedented...read more


Hand, Wrist & Elbow

Simple tips can help minimize arthritic shoulder, elbow and hand pain when gardening

Gardening, for many, is a springtime passion that requires patience and a lot of hard work. Whether it’s hauling large bags of mulch or kneeling on the ground to tend to flower beds, gardening can take a toll on...read more


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New program guides hip, knee surgery patients on wellness journey

A unique partnership between OrthoIllinois, the YMCA of Rock River Valley and Judson University is helping transform the lives of patients who need hip or knee surgery before they ever reach the operating room. It’s the brainchild of Megan...read more


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It’s World Osteoporosis Day, so let’s serve up bone health!

Like the title says, today is World Osteoporosis Day, and the International Osteoporosis Foundation has put together some great resources to learn more about Osteoporosis. This year, the theme of World Osteoporosis Day is “Serve Up Bone Strength.” A...read more


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I had a total hip replacement and my hip hurts!

It’s not common for me to hear a lot of complaints about pain after hip replacement surgery because a total hip replacement is one of the best surgeries a patient can undergo to get relief from a painful arthritic...read more


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When is the right time to consider a joint replacement to remedy degenerative arthritis?

The decision to proceed with a total joint replacement is rarely easy. A patient with osteoarthritis usually experiences a gradual increase in pain and functional disability, which means the patient will have fewer and fewer good days and pain...read more