OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center

Rockford, Illinois



Hip pain can interfere with your ability to enjoy your life, no matter what it is you like to do. Your hips are vital to many basic movements and to your basic comfort. They are complex joints and a lot can go wrong with them. OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony is a regional leader in surgical hip care. Our specialists can perform both posterior and anterior hip replacements that reduce scarring and improve recovery time.

Hip Joint Replacement

  • Arthritis
  • Birth deformity
  • Painful joint replacements
  • General hip pain
  • Failed joint replacements

Arthroscopic Hip Surgery

  • Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)
  • Labral tears
  • Gluteus medius tears
  • Sports hip injuries
  • Hip pain in youth and active adults
  • Synovitis


Knee pain can seem like an insurmountable obstacle blocking you from enjoying your life. But it doesn’t have to be. We have specialists dedicated to dealing with knee issues of all types. Whether your pain is due to a chronic condition like arthritis, or is the result of an injury, we rely on the latest technology, which is always improving, and the most effective techniques to get you back to getting the most from your legs.

The leading knee care team at OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony provides advanced, comprehensive services and performs more knee replacements than any other provider in Rockford. Treatment options and care plans are designed based on your unique needs, with gender-specific knee surgery options available. We concentrate on pain management both before and after surgery to make sure your experience is as comfortable as it can be.

Knee Joint Replacement

  • Arthritis
  • Injuries
  • General knee pain
  • Failed joint replacements

Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Torn ligaments and tendons
  • Sprains and strains
  • Cartilage damage


Our highly skilled specialists have the experience and expertise to help you with a wide variety of shoulder issues. Fractures, muscle tears, degenerative conditions, pain, stiffness – whatever is keeping you from your full range of motion, we can help. We strive to stay on the cutting edge of treatment techniques.

  • Arthroplasty
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Arthritis
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Labral tears
  • Shoulder instability
  • Biceps tendon disorders

Hand, Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder

Whether you need reconstructive surgery for your hand or wrist, or you need treatment for arthritis, our care providers have the experience and skills to get you back to being your best self. Our team uses cutting-edge technology and the latest techniques to help you get back your functionality. From pre-operation to post-operation, we work with you every step of the way to ensure your treatment and recovery are successful.


  • Arthritis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Circulation problems
  • Cysts
  • Fractures
  • General pain
  • Lacerations
  • Nerve issues
  • Sprains and strains
  • Replanting amputations
  • Joint replacements
  • Congenital hand conditions
  • Tendon and ligament injuries


  • Tennis elbow
  • Tendon repair
  • Elbow fracture
  • Golf elbow
  • Ligament repair
  • Nerve injuries

Foot and Ankle

Foot or ankle problems can turn every step into an ordeal. We provide comprehensive foot and ankle care to help you move on from issues like bunions, hammer toes, flat feet, arthritis, fractures and Achilles tendon issues. From the use of correctional orthotic devices to advanced surgical techniques, we can work with you to find the best solution for your condition.


Spine issues can lead to pain issues throughout your body and can lead to debilitating pain that hampers every movement. OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony emphasizes non-surgical care for the spine, to help save you from the time and pain of recovering from surgery. We explore all non-surgical options and work to improve the functionality of your spine first, as a means to treat pain. We have a wide range of methods to diagnose your back pain, so you can be sure we can find out the cause.

When spine surgery cannot be avoided, however, our spine surgery specialists bring the skill, experience, plus the latest technology and techniques that lead to more favorable outcomes.


Our Level 1 Trauma Center - able to care for every aspect of any injury, 24 hours a day - gives you the peace of mind that comes with knowing that if you experience an accident of any kind, no matter how bad it is, you can receive world-class care right here in Rockford. Round the clock, we are ready should you need us. You never know when you might need us, so we're ready around the clock. When you most need experienced care, we’ve got it right here in Rockford.


You don’t want your children to miss out on the joys of being young, and neither do we. Children have orthopedic needs that are different from those of adults and we have Rockford’s only pediatric orthopedic specialist team.You don't have to endure a long car ride to get the highly skilled care your child needs. You don't need to leave the state. From infants to young adults, we have the experience and expertise to care for the unique muscular and skeletal needs of still-developing children, right here in Rockford, and nobody else can say that.

Traumatic Injuries

  • Fractures
  • Growth plate injuries
  • Sprains
  • Dislocations
  • Spine injuries

Sports Injuries

  • Ligament injuries
  • Tendinitis

Hip Conditions

  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE)
  • Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH)
  • Hip impingement

Congenital Issues

  • Clubfeet
  • Polydactyly

Gait and Alignment Disorders

  • In-toeing
  • Out-toeing
  • Toe walking
  • Knock-knees
  • Bow legs

Spinal Conditions

  • Scoliosis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spondylolisthesis

Neurological Diseases

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Spina bifida