• A Regional Spine Center in Northern Illinois
  • OrthoIllinois Spine Care (formerly Rockford Orthopedic Spine Care) was founded by OrthoIllinois (formerly Rockford Orthopedics) to improve the care of back and neck pain for those in the Northern Illinois and Chicago region.
  • New technology enables the spine surgeon to reduce the size of the incision for a faster recovery.
  • We specialize in back and neck pain, with both non-surgical and surgical treatment options.
  • We offer comprehensive rehabilitation services that provide skilled care from licensed Physical Therapists
  • We provide comprehensive care for the full range of athletic, degenerative, and traumatic disorders.

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A Team Approach to Back & Neck Pain

OrthoIllinois Spine Care: A regional destination center for spine care OrthoIllinois Spine Care (formerly Rockford Orthopedic Spine Care) was founded by OrthoIllinois (formerly Rockford Orthopedics) to improve the care of back and neck pain for those in the Northern Illinois and Chicago region. In 2013 Rockford Orthopedics merged with Crystal Lake Orthopedics which was based in the Chicago north suburb of Crystal Lake. The merged groups became OrthoIllinois on December 1, 2015.

OrthoIllinois Spine Care is a regional spine center with offices in Rockford and Crystal Lake. The spine center combines the expertise of Dr. Brian Braaksma, a fellowship-trained spine surgeon, and Dr. Sean MacKenzie and Dr. Ryan Enke, both specialists in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.



Physician Bios

Brian Braaksma, MD

Board-Certified Fellowship-trained Spine Surgeon
Dr. Brian Braaksma is a fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon at OrthoIllinois in Illinois. Fellowship training is the highest level of medical education in the U.S.

Sean MacKenzie, MD

Board-Certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Dr. Sean MacKenzie is Board-certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is from Oswego, Illinois, and earned his undergraduate degree in physiology at the University of Illinois.

Ryan Enke, MD

Board-Certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Dr. Ryan Enke is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation. He is from Rockford, Illinois and earned his B.S. degree, Summa Cum Laude, in biology at the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point.

Conditions

Anyone suffering with back issues I highly recommend Dr. Braaksma and his staff they are world class. I have to say that his nurses are the best!!

Craig, Patient

I see Dr. Mackenzie for my injections. All of the employees are very friendly and helpful at the one on East Riverside

Cris, Patient

I saw Dr. Enke for a running injury. I followed up with Jon for pt. He addressed all of my issues and taught me a great deal about my form to keep me healthy in the future.

Karla, Patient
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