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OrthoIllinois Surgeons named among Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors for 2020

ROCKFORD, IL … March 03, 2020 Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd., America’s trusted source for identifying Top Doctors, has selected Rockford’s Hand Surgery specialists Dr. Brian Bear, Dr. Brian Foster, and Dr. Kenneth Korcek, and Orthopedic Sports Medicine specialist Dr....read more


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OrthoIllinois Welcomes New Hand Surgeon to Algonquin and Elgin Clinics

ALGONQUIN, Ill. (March 1, 2019) – OrthoIllinois, a leading bone and joint health care provider in northern Illinois, recently welcomed hand surgeon Debdut Biswas, MD to its subspecialized orthopedic medical team. Biswas is seeing patients at two OrthoIllinois locations,...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


Hand, Wrist & Elbow

Recognizing the Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (or CTS) is one of the most common types of nerve-related injuries among both men and women, with as many as 10 million people in the U.S. suffering symptoms like pain, numbness, and weakness. While the...read more


Hand, Wrist & Elbow

Taking Aim at Trigger Finger Pain: Know Your Treatment Options

“Trigger finger” may sound like an odd name for medical problem, but it’s actually pretty accurate: In its advanced stages, trigger finger causes your finger to stay in a bent position, similar to the position your finger would be...read more


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How to handle an athlete’s injured finger

A young athlete–we’ll call him Jason–came into our office in November with a significant finger injury. Jason had visited an immediate care clinic where the physician indicated he had injured his finger joint. The finger was splinted and the...read more