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Cutting-Edge Orthopedic Surgery in DeKalb County

KishHealth System offers board-certified orthopedic surgeons state-of-the-art surgical procedures, and comprehensive rehabilitative care, meaning residents of DeKalb, Ogle and Kendall County don’t need to travel far from home to get the orthopedic treatment they need. Orthopedic issues treated include:

  • Low back pain or sciatica
  • Neck pain
  • Hip fractures
  • Broken legs
  • Broken arms
  • Knee pain
  • Meniscus tears
  • Hip pain
  • Shoulder joint replacement
  • Torn rotator cuff
  • Tennis elbow
  • Arthritis
  • Torn ligaments
  • Torn cartilage
  • Total ankle replacement
  • Tendon repair
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Tendonitis of the wrist
  • Trigger finger

Orthopedic Sub-Specialties

Our goal is to get patients back on their feet and back to life as soon as possible. Our orthopedic surgeons work in a wide range of orthopedic sub-specialties, including:

  • Foot and ankle
  • Hip and knee
  • Shoulder and elbow
  • Hand and wrist
  • Pediatric orthopedics
  • Rheumatology
  • Sports medicine

Radiologists fellowship-trained in musculoskeletal disorders work closely with the orthopedic surgeons to provide a high level of confidence in the imaging and diagnosis.

Comprehensive Joint Replacement and Spine Care Services for Northern Illinois

The joint replacement program at Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb uses the best evidence-based practices to help patients recover quickly from hip replacement or knee replacement surgery. Over 90% of the patients who have joint replacement in DeKalb are discharged home within 2-3 days of surgery, without the need for an inpatient rehabilitation stay at a nursing home.

KishHealth System’s Spine Center offers a proven, comprehensive approach to spine surgery, making it a destination for individuals in northern Illinois suffering from spinal stenosis, sciatica, and other spine conditions.

Visit the Joint Center and Spine Center to learn more about joint replacement surgery and back and spine surgery in DeKalb.

Care for the Orthopedic Patient

A wide range of orthopedic services are available, including:

  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Foot and ankle surgery
  • Reverse total shoulder replacement
  • Hand surgery
  • Fracture management
  • Joint reconstruction
  • Total joint replacement
  • Secondary joint replacement
  • Ligament reconstruction
  • Podiatry procedures

Pediatric Orthopedics

A pediatric orthopedic surgeon is on the medical staff to be a resource for parents when their children suffer broken bones, other type of orthopedic injury, or have special problems related to birth defects, diseases and hereditary conditions.

Children who need physical and occupational therapy for their orthopedic issues get extra special attention from our pediatric therapists at the KishHealth System Physical Therapy Center in Sycamore.

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

KishHealth System offers inpatient and outpatient physical and occupational therapy following hip, knee, or shoulder surgery. KishHealth System Physical Therapy Centers are located in Sycamore, Genoa, Hampshire and Sandwich, providing comprehensive care to help orthopedic patients recover from surgery or injury.


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