Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission provides Quality of Life Grant to Forest Park Community Center
New Lenox, IL (Dec. 1, 2014)—The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission recently awarded the Forest Park Community Center (FPCC) in Joliet with a $18,600 grant to help fund their Quality of Life programs.
Decking the Halls got your back in a knot? Avoid Injuries this Holiday.
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital in Homer Glen offers free low back pain screening
New Lenox, IL (November 25, 2014) —As you trim your Christmas tree and drape outside twinkling lights around your home this holiday season, be mindful as you stretch to hang your decorations not to injure your back. However if you already are experiencing persistent lower back pain after attaching Santa’s sleigh to your roof, help from The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) at Silver Cross Hospital in Homer Glen may have just the right answer for you to get relief.
Silver Cross Slows Down Tinley Park Man’s Fast Beating Heart
Free program about treating atrial fibrillation planned for Dec. 10
New Lenox, IL (November 20, 2014)— For 59 year-old Michael Trovato, Jr. his life began to dramatically change 13 months ago. His heart began racing, he couldn’t sleep, his energy level was low, and he suffered from severe shortness of breath. Life as he knew it began to stop. “As the months went by, I couldn’t even golf or bowl any more - two hobbies that I avidly have done for years,” said the Tinley Park resident. “My health declined so poorly that I was unable to work 6 months prior to having my heart ablation procedure at Silver Cross Hospital. But now, I’m thrilled to report that I am a new man thanks to the fantastic care I received from Dr. Shroff and the staff at Silver Cross. My heart rate has slowed down, I’m sleeping 6 to 7 hours a night and I’m enjoying an active lifestyle once again.”
RIC at Silver Cross Helps Lockport Court Reporter to Walk and Work Pain-Free after Multiple Surgeries
New Lenox, IL (Nov. 16, 2014) - For over 14 years, Lockport resident Elizabeth “Liz” LaFollette suffered from severe back pain. During this time, she had multiple surgeries to relieve the excruciating pain. She was doing well until last September when she started experiencing foot pain. By December, she was unable to walk. It was then determined that LaFollette was suffering from a failed Lumbar fusion surgery and SI (Sacroiliac) Joint Dysfunction which was causing pressure on her sciatic nerve leading to severe left leg pain, weakness and gait instability. After enduring yet another surgery, LaFollette was stressed and depressed because she was not able to work for eight months and was faced with the overwhelming task of completing a long physical therapy rehabilitation program.
Frankfort Fire Chief on the Job after Low Back Surgery
New Lenox, IL (Nov. 13, 2014)—Jim Grady has spent 38 years as a volunteer and career firefighter. He has experienced it all—from flashovers to extrications to vehicle, structure, fuel, and large field fires. But over time, the job had taken a toll on his body to the point where he was in constant pain, specifically in his legs. Jim suffered lumbar degenerative disc disease and lumbar spinal stenosis—both normal wear-and-tear effects of aging. He also had a herniated disc.
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