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Dr. Van Thiel speaks at a conference in Madrid, Spain!

This past weekend Dr. Van Thiel travelled to Madrid, Spain to speak on hip arthroscopy, train surgeons from around the world, and collaborate with other surgeons on new developments in hip arthroscopy! Follow Dr. Van Thiel on Facebook or watch his video presentation at the conference now. Here are some pictures including one with the…. read more

Read Dr. Van Thiel’s interview on cartilage restoration!

Chronic Knee Pain Due to Cartilage Injury: Treatment Options

Dr. Van Thiel presented on cartilage restoration at the Chicago Sports Medicine Meeting

Dr. Van Thiel recently presented on cartilage restoration techniques in the knee at the Chicago Sports Medicine Symposium.  He also moderated surgeries on complex knee ligament cases.  Overall, a great weekend.  Watch the presentation with a voice over. Dr. Van Thiel treats patients from all over Wisconsin and Illinois including Rockford, Elgin, Huntley, Dekalb, Crystal…. read more

Dr. Van Thiel is part of the Chicago Blackhawks Medical Network

Dr. Van Thiel will continue his involvement with the Chicago Blackhawk Medical Network. Read the full article now…   Dr. Van Thiel treats patients from all over Wisconsin and Illinois including Rockford, Elgin, Huntley, Dekalb, Crystal Lake, Barrington, McHenry, Beloit and Algonquin.

Dr. Van Thiel in the News – Why Chronic Pain Sufferers Don’t Seek Help

Dr. Van Thiel was interviewed for an article on knee pain in Managed Healthcare Executive Magazine. “While much has been written about how healthcare costs affect patients ability or willingness, that’s not the only issue holding back patients from getting treatment.” Read the article in Managed Healthcare Executive

OrthoBiologics “Stem Cells” and the Future of Orthopedics

“Stem Cells” are a term used commonly in orthopedics these days.  Joint pain leads to a search for new and better treatments.  This past weekend Dr. Van Thiel had the opportunity to discuss stem cells and orthobiologics.  Definitely the future of orthopedics but also a long way to go….. If you are in the Rockford,…. read more


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