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Sports

Stay Safe From Winter Sports Injuries

It’s all fun and games, until some gets hurt. After watching the 2022 Winter Olympics, many of us have the desire to get out and enjoy some winter sports activities – like that two-man luge. That looked like fun!...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


News

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


Hand, Wrist & Elbow

Keep Hands and Fingers Safe During Home Improvement Projects

Household do-it-yourself projects keep us busy – they can be fun and entertaining but also dangerous when proper care isn’t taken when doing the work and using tools and machinery. Spending on home improvements and repairs grew more than...read more


Spine & Neck

Good posture at work promotes good health

Good posture has always been critical to promoting healthy bones and joints, but it’s top of mind lately as more individuals are working from home with less-than-ideal office setups. Focusing on good posture allows your body to be in...read more


Sports

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