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Managing Arthritis with Exercise

Arthritis can be a real pain – literally. But here’s the good news: staying active can help manage the discomfort and improve your quality of life. If you’re dealing with arthritis, like 54 million other adults in the U.S., more


Get Ready for Summer Fun: Top Tips to Keep You Active and Injury-Free!

Summer is here athletes everywhere are gearing up for baseball, softball, soccer, track and field, golf, and tennis. Excitement fills the air, but transitioning into summer sports requires careful preparation to avoid common injuries and perform at your more


Stay Safe Participating in These Popular Summer Activities

It’s almost June, and here in the Midwest, we just finished up our third round of winter. Yes, it’s finally starting to stay warm consistently and everyone is anxious to get outside. But while the summer months present more

Sports Medicine

Fall sports bring increased risk of shin splints

With fall comes the return of favorite sports like football, cross country, soccer and field hockey. While such activities bring great joy, camaraderie, and school spirit, they also carry an increased risk of injury for kids and adults more


River Run races into sixth year

This year’s River Run is just four weeks away, and it happens to be the event’s sixth anniversary. OrthoIllinois started the Labor Day weekend event in 2013 as a unique training opportunity for individuals participating in our Run more


Feeling great can cause a longer recovery. It’s crucial to follow doctor’s orders after surgery

Significant medical advances in surgery have led to many advantages for today’s patients. Gone are the days of long hospital stays and recovery times. With less invasive procedures patients are experiencing less pain and getting back to normal more