You are here:

Orthopedics/Expert Profile

Dr. Timothy K. Durnin

On Vacation
returns 09/01/2017

Follow me on:


I can answer any and all questions relevant to orthopedics, orthopedic surgery, postoperative care, prevention and advice on latest procedures.

Experience in the area

20 years in private practice treating primarily orthopedic conditions, Co-admitter Olympia Fields Osteopathic Hospital (Level I Trauma Center)- Many Chicago Bulls Patients


AASP (American Association of Spine Physicians ACA (American Chiropractic Association) ICA (Illinois Chiropractic Association)


BS/DC National University of Health Sciences 1991 Board Certified AMA impairment Ratings Presidential Cabinet Member NHUS

Awards and Honors

Who's Who/Doctor of the year award 1999/Presidential Cabinet Member NHUS

Past/Present Clients

Many Professional Athletes

Average Ratings

Recent Reviews from Users

Read More Comments

    K = Knowledgeability    C = Clarity of Response    P = Politeness
maria01/02/17101010Thank you so much for your rapid .....
ARNOLD HEINY01/01/12101010Thank You, this is a great service .....

Recent Answers from Dr. Timothy K. Durnin

2017-01-04 shoulder injury:

Hi Leah,    It is quite possible that you have underlying neck involvement that may include nerve root compression in the neck area. It is very common in these injuries and require further diagnostics

2017-01-02 Rotator cuff:

Hi Amy,    The safe prudent thing to do is obvious but I see no real issue as long as you have help and your job is restricted to giving advice, teaching and supervision. Be aware that physical contact

2017-01-01 fractured sternum:

Hi Maria,    Sorry to hear about your injury. The good news is most of these injuries have good blood supply and heal up nicely but any sternocostal junction trauma can take 6 months to a year too heal

2016-01-05 calcium supplement:

They should be OK since it only contains calcium carbonate.  A better supplement with higher absorbability would be calcium citrate but either one should be fine. When someone reaches postmenopausal age

2014-07-31 Chest pain, sternum area:

Hi James,    Sounds like a classic case of sterno-costochondritis which has no swelling or (Tietze syndrome) which does. It is an inflammation due to injury or overuse of the rib/breast bone attachment


Ask A Question


All Answers

Answers by Expert:

Ask Experts


©2017 All rights reserved.