An ACL tear is a knee injury that can occur at any time, but often it happens during sports or an activity where a person is twisting, pivoting or jumping and the knee hyperextends or twists unnaturally.
Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of an ACL Tear
“Although ACL damage can show up
Trampolines cause nearly 100,000 injuries in the United States every year, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Some can be devastating, especially to the spinal cord and head, and can even result in permanent injury.
“Trampoline-related injuries typically occur when a child loses their balance on the trampoline, either twisting
Joe Luszowiak knows the importance of completing a job properly. That’s why he’s a repeat knee replacement customer at Centegra.
The Marengo resident has been doing repair work on commercial refrigerators, freezers and heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems for 45 years. All that work crawling around took a toll on
Woodstock hospital Emergency Department team's quick actions save 6-year-old boy
Molly Thomas had only been living in Crystal Lake for a few months when her 6-year-old son got a life-changing headache.
Tanner Plummer’s headache was the first sign of a dangerous rupture in his brain that could have turned deadly, if not
Centegra has a long history of helping underserved in McHenry County
Once a month, Jyothi Gogineni, MD, a fellowship-trained endocrinologist with Centegra Physician Care, sees patients at the Family Health Partnership Clinic in Crystal Lake.
She joins a long tradition of providers and Associates from Centegra Health System who have donated their time
A one-of-a-kind educational opportunity at Centegra Health System has propelled local students to success.
“Everything that I learned has put me so far ahead compared to my peers,” said Zack Whitaker, who completed the inaugural Youth Residency Program in 2017.
The Youth Residency Program is a partnership between Huntley Community School District
When a health screening revealed a 90 percent blockage in her carotid artery — the blood vessels that deliver blood to the brain and head — Suzanne Schmitt was shocked.
She wasn't experiencing any symptoms but decided to get a screening just as a check on her overall health. At 53, Schmitt
Working through grief can be one of the most difficult things you will ever have to do.
While it’s impossible for another person to take on your grief for you or for you to speed up the grieving process, fortunately, there are strategies you can adopt that can help you cope.
With childhood obesity on the rise, should parents be concerned about the weight of their babies?
Experts at the American Academy of Pediatrics say parents should ask their child's health care provider to keep track of their child's weight from birth on up. But they shouldn't worry about the weight of
Students, families and staff from Huntley Community High School District 158 and Centegra Health System gathered May 15 to celebrate the 2018 class of graduates of Huntley High School’s Youth Residency Program in partnership with Centegra.
The ceremony marked the completion of the second year of the program, which is believed