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How outpatient total joint replacement surgery is possible

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 for granted what we’re able to..

| , , | Michael Chmell, MD

Sitting at work is bad for you, but apparently standing is too

Science can be confusing sometimes. One study will claim you should do X, and then another study..

August 14, 2015
by: Rockford Orthopedic

Dr. Trenhaile completes first InSpace balloon implementation in the Midwest for major rotator cuff repair procedures

UPDATE: July 29, 2015 – Watch Dr. Trenhaile’s interview on WREX here. ROCKFORD, IL; July..

July 28, 2015
by: Rockford Orthopedic

I had a total hip replacement and my hip hurts!

It’s not common for me to hear a lot of complaints about pain after hip replacement surgery..

July 28, 2015
by: Frank Bohnenkamp, MD

Screen time can harm bone health for teen boys

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that teens spend a great deal of time looking at screens. In fact,..

July 21, 2015
by: Rockford Orthopedic

Why I Keep My Son Home from Swim Practice

Sometimes, my wife and I don’t want our son, B, to go to swim practice, which may strike you as..

July 2, 2015 with 0 Comments
by: Jon Whitehurst, MD

When is the right time to consider a joint replacement to remedy degenerative arthritis?

The decision to proceed with a total joint replacement is rarely easy. A patient with..

June 21, 2015
by: Steve Rochell, MD

Why I became an Occupational Therapist

I have often been asked why I chose to become a Hand Therapist.  Usually I respond first with..

June 11, 2015 with 0 Comments
by: Stephanie Krueger, OTR/L, CHT

Dr. MacKenzie shares about his weight loss journey

It took a summer party and a shirt that wouldn’t fit for Dr. MacKenzie to make the decision to..

June 4, 2015
by: Rockford Orthopedic

10 Things You Can Do to Manage Low Back Pain

Start a regular exercise routine Aim for 30 minutes of aerobic activity 4-5 days/week Biking,..

May 26, 2015
by: Lauren Anderson, DPT

Post run stretches to keep you injury free

Jon Gallas, DPT, goes over some safe and effective post run stretches to help you remain injury..

May 20, 2015 with 0 Comments
by: Rockford Orthopedic

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