Mark E. Carlson, M.D., is one of the premier orthopedic surgeons in the Rockford, IL, area. His clinic has provided comprehensive orthopedic and physical therapy health care since 1995. Whether you suffer from back and neck pain, joint pain, arthritis, sciatica or headaches, Carlson Orthopedic Clinic is here to help. Dr. Carlson is board certified in orthopedic surgery. For over 20 years, Dr. Carlson has been diagnosing, treating, rehabilitating, and preventing disorders of the musculoskeletal system. The Carlson Orthopedic Clinic can help with disorders of: Bones, Joints, Ligaments, Tendons, Nerves, Muscles. Dr. Carlson uses minimally invasive procedures whenever possible to reduce pain and speed recovery. Outpatient and overnight hospitalization surgical procedures are performed at nearby OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center Hospital. Specialties include: Sports medicine, Joint surgery, Minimally invasive scoped wrist, ankle, elbow, knee and hip treatment, Minimally invasive carpal tunnel release, New open MRI. He puts his vast level of experience to use for each and every patient he treats. His main goal is the help you recover from their injury in the shortest possible time with the easiest possible treatments. He is dedicated to your complete well-being and pain relief. Call Dr. Carlson today to schedule an appointment!