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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


Knee

Freddie Billberry and Cynthia McGrew

Cindy McGrew and Freddie Billberry became fast friends while participating in the first JOYNT program session. Both women needed knee replacements in 2018 after seeking out OrthoIllinois for treatment. They were also told they needed to lose weight before...read more


News

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


Knee

How outpatient total joint replacement surgery is possible

Knee replacement. Think about that for a second. When I perform a knee replacement surgery, I remove someone’s knee and put in an artificial one. Medical science has come a long way, and at times, I think we take...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


Sports

“I was convinced physical therapy was a waste of time”

Tom and his friend Nancy prepare to climb Machu Picchu. “I thought I would never walk without pain, that I would no longer be able to do the things I once could.” I can imagine what you’re thinking right...read more