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Coronavirus Announcement & Updates

We’re here for you. Schedule a virtual visit. Telehealth physician consultations and rehabilitation via smartphone or webcam may be an option for patients. Call our office (815) 398-9491 and learn more here. Effective May 1, 2020, all persons must...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


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


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 prioritizes the patient experience

When patients choose OrthoIllinois, they come to us in a variety of ways. We have excellent working relationships with local primary care doctors who refer individuals to us every day. In other cases, a person may have been injured...read more


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Ankle Replacement Surgery Now Offered at OrthoIllinois

September 16, 2019 … William Bush, DPM and Mark Barba, MD, of OrthoIllinois together performed the practice’s first total ankle replacement, known as ankle arthroplasty in August 2019. Since that initial patient, Dr. Bush has performed subsequent total ankle...read more