Mako™ Robot Provides More Accurate Implant Placement for Total Hip & Partial Knee Replacement
(Sept. 1, 2016) – After thirteen years of playing professional football and enduring high levels of physical impact on his body, Pro Football Hall of Famer and Super Bowl Champion, Jerome Bettis, is no stranger to joint pain. This past summer, “The Bus” teamed up with orthopedic surgeons from The Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital to talk with fans and joint pain suffers about the importance of mobility. The doctors also demonstrated the new Mako™ System for total hip and partial knee replacement surgery. Silver Cross is the only facility in Will, Grundy and Kankakee Counties offering Mako robotic-arm assisted procedures for adults living with early to mid-stage osteoarthritis. This new technology helps provide more accurate placement and alignment of a patient’s implant – all through a minimal incision.
Need Relief from Headaches?
Silver Cross Urgent Care Offers Tips to Treat Headaches
(August 30, 2016)— According to the World Health Organization, half to three quarters of adults aged 18 to 65 years have had a headache in the last year and, among those, 30% or more have reported having a migraine. Silver Cross Hospital offers tips to help you find relief from painful headaches.
Geriatrician Joins Primary Care Professionals at Silver Cross Hospital
(Aug. 26, 2016)—Farooq Hussain, M.D., experienced family and geriatric medicine physician, has recently joined Primary Care Professionals— Drs. Thomas Lee, Jinsup Kim, and Ramaraja Yalavarthi. Primary Care Professionals is located on the Silver Cross Hospital campus, Pavilion A, Suite 370, New Lenox. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Hussain, call (815) 300-1450. New and walk-in patients welcome. Saturday appointments are available. Medicare and most insurances are accepted. Complimentary valet parking and wheel chair assistance are available at Silver Cross Hospital.
Silver Cross voted Best Emergency Clinic & Home Health in Chicago’s Southland
(Aug. 26, 2016)—Silver Cross Hospital was recognized on Aug. 25, 2016 by the Daily Southtown readers as the Best Emergency Clinic and Best Home Health Care Chicago’s Southland for 2016.
Siblings Can Smile Pain-Free after Dental Surgery at Silver
Silver Cross will host a free program on Avoiding Baby Tooth Decay on August 25
(August 15, 2016)—For years, siblings 5 year-old Natalie, 6 ½ year-old Hailey, and 3 ½ year-old Jesse had a severe bacterial infection that decayed their primary teeth. This infection, known as Early Childhood Caries, made their teeth prone to cavities and literally crumble in their mouths. Natalie and Jesse had endured severe pain when they tried to speak, eat and even smile. After interviewing several dentists, their momma found Dr. Bassel Dulli, who performed full mouth dental rehabilitation under general anesthesia on both children at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.