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Sports Medicine

Life-long athletic background leads to orthopedic medical career

Cort Lawton, MD, always knew his career would involve sports in some way, shape, or form. “Sports consumed my life in my early years. I guess you could say I was a sports fanatic,” he shared. Growing up he...read more


News

New CEO retains commitment to quality, cost effectiveness, and best outcomes

“Providing high-quality services with the most cost-effective approach and the best outcomes for our patients.” That’s my mantra and our continued vision as an organization as I begin my tenure as OrthoIllinois’ new CEO. Even before I joined OrthoIllinois...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


Sports Medicine

OrthoIllinois Physicians Continue Partnership with Chicago Blackhawks

ROCKFORD, Ill. (Nov. 1, 2021) – Dr. Jon Whitehurst, Dr. Geoffrey Van Thiel, Dr. Scott Trenhaile and Dr. Cort Lawton, orthopedic sports medicine specialists at OrthoIllinois, a leading bone and joint health care provider in northern Illinois, will continue...read more


Sports

How does OrthoIllinois Injury Express Work?

When injuries happen, you want care that’s easy to access, alleviates pain or discomfort as much as possible, and includes follow-up instructions that make sense. Those are exactly the goals of our OrthoIllinois Injury Express clinics in Algonquin, McHenry...read more


Spine & Neck

Is My Low Back Pain Related to SI Joints?

Back pain is common and can be debilitating for many people, disrupting daily activities such as sleep and movement. But its cause is often complex, which is why diagnosing back pain requires patience and expertise. Low back pain in...read more