Okay, so maybe that’s not as common a saying as it is with police; but anyone who has experienced an acute non-emergency orthopedic injury knows being able to see a competent orthopedist is critical. Whether it’s a sports, work, or hobby-related injury, being able to get immediate expert treatment is the only thing you’re thinking about. You may think that you need to wait 3-4 days to see an orthopedist – but good news – that is no longer true! A new option is available.
OrthoAccess for Immediate Orthopedic Care
When you break a bone, you normally go immediately to the emergency room, where you’ll spend several hours just to have x-rays taken, a cast put on, then referred to an orthopaedic specialist. Why put the extra effort, and money, into this process when you can go directly to the orthopaedist. When you have a non-emergency problem like spraining your ankle, straining a muscle, or just getting bruised during the course of your normal day, why wait a few days to see a physician? OrthoAccess is designed to provide assessment, treatment and follow-up care for most orthopedic injuries. These injuries include breaks, sprains, strains, bumps, bruises, sports injuries, and minor car accidents…just to name a few.
Melody Winter-Jabeck, Administrator of IBJI Glenview-Wilmette division, explains this ground breaking clinic like this:
“IBJI OrthoAcess will allow residents to receive immediate care for orthopedic injuries that don’t necessarily warrant a lengthy and costly visit to the ER. Not only do we provide excellent immediate care, our clinic will be staffed by IBJI’s world-class orthopaedic doctors, not general physicians or medical assistants.”
Where is OrthoAccess?
IBJI currently offers two convenient locations serving the Northshore area:
2350 Ravine Way
Glenview, IL 60025
720 Florsheim Drive
Libertyville, IL 60048
With early morning, evenings and weekends hours, it’s easy to get in right away to start the healing process sooner rather than waiting to get into a traditional clinic. With MRI and imaging centers right on site, you are well positioned with the IBJI’s OrthoAccess to begin your healing journey.