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Nov
20

Thankful for Health: Thinking Right When You’re Feeling Wrong

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It's easy to exercise and go about your daily activities when you're in good health. But exercise is the first thing we drop when we aren't feeling our best. We often forget how fortunate we are until something starts going wrong. However, when we sprain, pull, tear, or break something , our smiles quickly fade. It can be physically and emotionally...
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Nov
06

Occupational Therapy vs. Physical Therapy: Knowing the Difference

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Occupational therapy and physical therapy are often used interchangeably. These two distinct types of orthopedic treatment require many of the same skills but are entirely different in their approaches to clinical treatment. To begin, it's essential to understand how physical therapy and occupational therapy are similar. Both treatments provide dir...
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Sep
08

McLean County Orthopedics Welcomes Dr. Shaun A. Kink, M.D., Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon, to Our Team

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​ McLean County Orthopedics is pleased to welcome Shaun A. Kink, M.D. to their local medical team. He is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in foot and ankle treatment and handles an array of orthopedic conditions that impact the lower extremities. Before pursuing his medical degree from Michigan State University , Dr. Kink earned a Doctora...
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Oct
11

McLean County Orthopedics Sponsoring 2016 Jingle Bell Run

McLean County Orthopedics is proud and glad to sponsor this year's Jingle Bell Run to conquer arthritis. Arthritis is an informal way of referring to joint pain or disease and affects more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children. The Arthritis Foundation's Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get out, get moving and raise funds and awareness to cure...
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Aug
05

New MCO Doctor Available for Physicals

Need a last minute Sports Physical for your student athlete? Look no further! Dr. Wendell Becton, MD, CAQSM, has joined the McLean County Orthopedics team and is available for your last minute Sports Physical.  Dr. Becton is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine, and has extensive experience in the field. Sports Physicals are ...
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Jul
26

The Oasis MRI Has Arrived!

The Oasis MRI Has Arrived!
McLean County Orthopedics is excited that our new, state-of-the-art open MRI was delivered and placed into our new location at the Center for Integrated Wellness! The new Oasis open MRI has a 270˚ unobstructed view, allowing the patient to look around the room during their scan. This open MRI is perfect for everyone, including patients wi...
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Jun
16

McLean County Orthopedics' 40th Birthday

It is McLean County Orthopedics’ Birthday, but you get the presents! Join us in celebrating our 40 th year serving Central Illinois with 50% off Normal CornBelters tickets for the June 21 st game! Enjoy free popcorn, buy-one-get-one hot dogs, birthday cupcakes from Hy-Vee in Bloomington, giveaways, and baseball! Print this coupon and present it at the CornBelters Box Office to rece...
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May
03

Putting Cement in a Broken Bone

By Craig Carmichael, MD, McLean County Orthopedics http://www.healthycellsmagazine.com Doctor, my mom fell six weeks ago, and her pain has been excruciating. She moved into a nursing home because she cannot walk, and she is deteriorating rapidly,” describes the family of a patient with a spinal compression fracture. The good news? This patient was treated with a simple outpatient p...
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Feb
25

Trigger Finger: Anatomy of a Simple Machine - Part 1

By Alexander Germanis at http://www.healthycellsmagazine.com/   Classified by scientists during the Renaissance, a simple machine was defined to be any basic mechanism that used leverage to multiply force on a object. There were six simple machines placed in this category, one of which is used by everyone on a daily basis: the pulley.   Although that simple machine helps ...
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Feb
12

Putt Putt For Progress!

Join Us on February 27 at 5 pm for some family putt-putt fun! McLean County Orthopedics is excited to be a Hole-in-One Sponsor for the Easter Seals! Easter Seals provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. Be an angel of change. You can chan...
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Oct
20

Joint Pain? Does It Restrict Your Daily Activities?

Do you have joint pain that interferes with your daily activities? Have you almost met your deductible for 2015? Depending on your insurance plan, your treatment may be fully covered if completed before the end of the year. Call us to schedule an appointment to learn about your options. You may not need surgery, but treatment for pain management or a course of physical therapy coul...
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Oct
20

New Wellness Center Update

The Center for Integrated Wellness is more than a year away from opening but, you can already visualize the collaboration that will happen under one roof in the space being built. The center is 106,000-square-foot and is under construction just north of Central Illinois Regional Airport and south of McGraw Park. The structural steel is at least 95% complete and this is after only t...
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Jul
08

Groundbreaking 2015

The Center for Integrated Wellness groundbreaking About 150 people gathered Monday afternoon as representatives of McLean County Orthopedics, Method Sports Performance, Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Sequoia Wellness and Signet Enterprises spoke and held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the Center for Integrated Wellness in Bloomington. The project calls for a $35 million, 105,000...
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Jul
08

It's Official...

McLean County Orthopedics has been named the official Orthopedic Physician Group of Bloomington/Normal Cornbelters! MCO is also pleased to be a sponsor of our local Cornbelters! Come enjoy a game at the Cornbelters Stadium. Get your tickets here.
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Jul
08

New Center Will Bring Customized Care, Connected Medical Services, And Preventative Programs Focused

Bloomington, IL – A new Center for Integrated Wellness will bring together multiple health and wellness services into a new $35 million, 105,000 square foot facility to help the community get healthy and stay well. The center will consist of a medically-based fitness center, a sports performance institute, an imaging center, an orthopedic center of excellence, physician offices, an...
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Jun
09

Main Office

McLean County Orthopedics 2502 E. Empire St. Bloomington, IL 61704 Office Number: (309) 663-6461
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