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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


Shoulder

Keep Your Bones and Joints Safe This Winter

Each season certainly has its unique injuries, but winter is accident-prone in its own way! During winter months, you might develop an injury from slipping on ice, strain a muscle while shoveling or blowing snow or break a bone...read more


Therapy

Workspace ergonomics: optimize your health while working from home

During this new era of working from home, there are several accessible ways to create a workstation or office that can optimally promote good posture. These include (1) adjusting your workspace with recommended chair, body, and office equipment positioning;...read more


General Orthopedics

Take steps now to address foot pain

When you wake up in the morning, if you are like me, you turn off the alarm and reach for your glasses. You pull off the bed covers, shift your legs and put your feet on the ground to...read 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 alike....read more


Sports Medicine

OrthoIllinois Welcomes Dr. Cort Lawton to Medical Team

ALGONQUIN, Ill. (August 3, 2020) – Sports medicine specialist Dr. Cort Lawton will join the medical team at OrthoIllinois, a leading bone and joint provider in northern Illinois beginning August 20, 2020. Dr. Lawton specializes in surgical procedures related...read more