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Dr. Timothy K. Durnin

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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

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Recent Answers from Dr. Timothy K. Durnin

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

2014-04-01 wrist pain:

Hi Tamara,    This is a common complaint we see a lot of in practice. More than likely it is just a subluxated carpal bone (partial dislocation). Wrist bones glide against each other and sometimes they

2012-01-01 mri report:

Hi Arnold,     Getting this approved as a WC claim may prove difficult, depending on the state, it may fall under, "cumulative micro-traumatic disorder". The MRI findings are consistent with long term

2011-10-31 Ongoing Knee Issues:

Hi Heather,    Don't let anyone touch you before you get an MRI, this or exploratory surgery is the only definitive way to determine the amount of injury and/or degeneration. I can only speculate that


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