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When There’s a “Pop” and Knee Pain, It’s Probably Your ACL

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 read more

Jump safely with these trampoline tips

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 read more

Marengo man thrilled with knee replacement surgery at Centegra

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 read more

Crystal Lake mother: ‘I just knew that my son was in good hands’

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 read more

Centegra physician gives back at Family Health Partnership Clinic

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 read more

Youth Residency graduates finding success

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 read more

Grieving is hard; these strategies can help

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. If read more

A chubby baby is not a sign of future obesity

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 read more

Huntley High School seniors graduate Youth Residency Program at Centegra

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 read more