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Direct anterior approach causes less pain, recovery time for hip replacement

When your doctor suggests a total hip replacement, the treatment can seem overwhelming. The good news is that as technology has improved, minimally invasive surgical techniques have allowed patients to get back on their feet sooner. One of those...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


Hip

Exercise After Hip Replacement

To achieve full recovery after a hip replacement it is vital that you incorporate regular exercise into your life. Regular post-operative exercise will allow you to return to your everyday activities within 3-6 weeks after surgery; and return to...read more


Hip

Posterior Pelvic Ring Fractures of the SI Joint and the Sacrum

Pelvic Anatomy The hip is a ball and socket joint in which the head of the femur (the leg bone) fits into the pelvis. There are 3 hip bones: the ilium, ischium and pubis that fuse together in adolescence,...read more


Knee

Do Injections work for osteoarthritis pain in the hip and knee?

So you’re thinking about an injection to treat your hip/knee osteoarthritis. Here’s what you should know. First, if your knee pain or hip pain is keeping you from pursuing the lifestyle you want, then you need to do something...read more


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Patient Questions: What type of joint replacement will I get?

Patients always ask “what type of joint replacement will I get?”, or they often go as far as specifying which type of implant they want.  As surgeons, we’re always happy to answer these questions because we love our trade...read more