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3 Reasons Why Walk-In Orthopedic Care Should Be Your Go-To Treatment

2018-11-05T08:29:36-05:00November 5th, 2018|IBJI News Room, Orthopedics Care|

Injuries happen even though we try our best to avoid them, and when they happen, it can be stressful and overwhelming to try to decide where to go for treatment. With major injuries, a trip to the hospital will be in order, but for other orthopedic injuries, sports injuries, sprains, strains, concussions, and more, you have another option. Illinois Bone and Joint Institute’s OrthoAccess immediate care clinics are here to provide you with quick, affordable, and comprehensive orthopedic injury care, so read on to learn more about why walk-in orthopedic care should be your go-to treatment. Sports and Work Injuries Need Quick Care For the athletes in your life, injuries are sometimes unavoidable. Whether it’s a baseball player’s sprained [...]

5 Tips To Keep Your Families’ Hands Safe This Pumpkin Carving Season

2018-10-25T21:35:59-05:00October 25th, 2018|IBJI News Room, Orthopedics Care|

Halloween is a fun time for many, especially since it can mean scary haunted houses, trick or treating, decorating, costume parties, and of course,  pumpkin carving. However, few are aware that this fun seasonal activity can result in serious hand injuries.  When the Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, OH conducted a study examining holiday-related pediatric injuries, they found Halloween was one of the top three holidays producing ER visits, with the highest percentage of injuries being to the finger and hand. According to the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH),  pumpkin carving can result in serious cuts, which may cause damage to nerves, tendons, and even bones. The most common accidents associated with pumpkin [...]

Calling All Runners – January 30, 2016

2017-11-22T10:37:41-05:00December 1st, 2015|IBJI News Room|

Schedule Your Personalized Running Clinic and Evaluation at Illinois Bone & Joint Institute Start your new year running program off right by treating yourself to a personalized running clinic and evaluation offered by Illinois Bone & Joint Institute (IBJI). These one-hour sessions are for runners of all levels, from beginner to elite. […]

How to Reduce Winter Arthritis Pain and Inflammation

2019-01-04T11:47:36-05:00December 17th, 2018|IBJI News Room, Orthopedics Care, Rheumatology & Autoimmune Care|

With the holiday season underway, feelings of joy and happiness may be replaced with pain and stiffness for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) patients. The pain and inflammation from RA, can dampen your holiday spirit and get in the way of winter festivities. Symptoms such as pain, swelling, stiffness, and fatigue can increase in the winter. But luckily there are steps to alleviate these symptoms. Illinois Bone & Joint Institute rheumatologist Dr. Ami Kothari, MD, explains why symptoms of RA feel worse in the winter. Dr. Kothari states that “one theory regarding why cold or damp weather causes joint pain is related to barometric pressure.” Barometric pressure is the weight of air molecules pressing down on you. Cooler [...]

IBJI Announces Partnership with Health iPASS

2018-09-26T10:04:12-05:00September 26th, 2018|IBJI News Room|

CHICAGO, IL (September 18, 2018) With over 100 physicians covering all orthopedic specialties spread across 20 locations in the Chicago and northwest suburbs, Illinois Bone and Joint Institute (IBJI) is one of the largest orthopedic group practices in the country. IBJI offers a full range of musculoskeletal care including advanced MRI imaging, pain management care, non-surgical and surgical treatment plans, rheumatology, rehabilitation, wellness and sports training. OrthoAccess walk-in clinics provide same day immediate care. Due to the rapid growth of high deductible healthcare plans (HDHPs) and the resultant changing healthcare payer mix, IBJI realized it was time to partner with with a patient revenue cycle expert to streamline front and back office workflows and provide a more modern patient experience.  After [...]

IBJI Physician Named Team Physician for Olympic Team

2019-01-03T14:24:39-05:00May 30th, 2007|IBJI News Room|

The United States Olympic Committee has named Dr. Andrew Hunt, MD as one of the Team Physicians who will cover the United States Olympic teams in the upcoming Pan American Games to be held in Rio Di Janeiro, Brazil from July 9th -29th 2007. As part of the medical team, Dr. Hunt will be providing medical care to all of the Olympic athletes during the three week games in addition to specific team coverage for the triathlon, soccer, and futsal (indoor soccer) teams. Having served his volunteer rotation at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs in 2005, Dr. Hunt is now progressing to team coverage for the USOC on the international scene. This will build on his already extensive [...]

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute Supports Active Lives, Healthy Aging

2017-11-22T09:49:56-05:00April 3rd, 2014|IBJI News Room|

As seen in Glenview Lantern, March 2014 “Advances in Treatments, Technology, Immediate Care Boost Quality of Life for Patients” GLENVIEW, Ill., March 14, 2014 — Research shows that Americans are living longer, healthier lives, and Illinois Bone & Joint Institute (IBJI) is doing its part to make sure that North Shore residents have access to the latest and greatest techniques and technology to improve quality of life. […]

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute Announces Crystal Lake Location

2019-01-30T11:13:01-05:00December 31st, 2018|Blog, IBJI News Room, Press Releases|

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute (IBJI), one of the largest independent, physician-owned orthopedic practices in the U.S., announced today the opening of the Crystal Lake Physician and Rehab Clinic. The rehab clinic opens on January 7, 2019 and the physician clinic opens on January 14, 2019 and is located at 815 Cog Circle, Suite 1, Crystal Lake, IL 60014. This location houses IBJI’s 22nd rehabilitation clinic. Crystal Lake Services include: Ankle Reconstruction Elbow Foot and Ankle Hand Hip Knee Neck and Cervical Spine Pain Management Pediatric Orthopedics Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Podiatry Shoulder Spine and Back Sports Medicine Worker Compensation Wrist To schedule an appointment at your convenience please call the Physician clinic at (847) 381-0388 or Rehab clinic [...]

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute Announces Opening of Downtown Palatine Physical Therapy Clinic

2019-04-09T09:09:38-05:00April 8th, 2019|Blog, IBJI News Room, Press Releases|

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute (IBJI), one of the largest independent, physician-owned orthopedic practices in the United States, announced today the opening of the Palatine Physical Therapy Clinic. The clinic is located at 25 W. Wilson Street, Palatine, IL 60067. Services offered at this location include: Complimentary Injury Screening Manual Therapy OrthoHealth Post-Surgical Care Sports Medicine Worker's Compensation and Work Conditioning With integrated care and a convenient location in downtown Palatine, this clinic is an extension of the IBJI brand that you know and love. As with our other IBJI locations, Palatine can help patients address any orthopedic issues that they may have. Whether it’s your knee, back or shoulder, Sports [...]

PATIENT ALERT: Access to Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery via Medicare is Threatened

2017-11-22T09:25:33-05:00September 11th, 2013|IBJI News Room|

In 2014, Hip and Knee Replacement for Medicare Recipients May Change – What Should You Know? What Can You Do? We understand how important it is to have the freedom to choose your own physicians when you need joint replacement care. Knowing that you’ve chosen the best doctor is essential to feeling comfortable and confident about a procedure that can dramatically change your life. […]