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Father/Son Water Skiers Back to Doing What They Love

This father/son duo are back in the water and at center stage! Gerry and Aragorn Luiting have performed together in water ski shows for decades, but injuries for both almost sidelined them completely. The men saw OrthoIllinois surgeons just...read more


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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


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


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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


Sports Medicine

Fall sports bring increased risk of shin splints

With fall comes the return of favorite sports like football, cross country, soccer and field hockey. While such activities bring great joy, camaraderie, and school spirit, they also carry an increased risk of injury for kids and adults alike....read more


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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