New Mom Pain-free after Physical Therapy with at RIC at Silver Cross
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital helps eliminate pelvic pain after childbirth
New Lenox, IL (April 6, 2016) — For 29 year-old Stephanie Fonck, the birth of her daughter Mackenzie brought tears of joy as she entered the world. Unfortunately, the new mom also endured months of ongoing, sharp pains and swelling due to a fourth-degree tear she suffered during the vaginal birth. It hurt her to go to the bathroom. Even sitting on a chair became unbearable.
Life-Changing Secrets Every Menopausal Women Should Know
Silver Cross will host a free program on Restoring Your Vaginal Youth on April 14
New Lenox, IL (March 31, 2016)— For two years, New Lenox resident and internal medicine physician, Dr. Diana Jaime, suffered with increasing vaginal discomfort due to dryness. Simply wearing jeans or driving a car for a while would cause her to experience more symptoms. Dealing with menopause goes beyond hot flashes, it interferes with your activities and family time. For Diana, bike rides and zumba classes were off her to do list. Her discomfort was due to severe vaginal dryness. She tried water-based lubricants and low dose hormonal creams, but found no relief. Unfortunately, she was not a candidate to take oral hormones since this type of medication caused her blood to clot. After trying what she thought were the only options to get relief for menopausal dryness, she figured she would just have to live with it. Then her life dramatically improved after talking with a girlfriend. Her friend suggested she see Dr. Francisco Garcini who could help her find relief through a new non-surgical procedure called vaginal rejuvenation.
Heartburn can cause Esophageal Cancer. Early Detection can Save Lives.
Advanced Endoscopy Center at Silver Cross Hospital hosts free educational program April 21
New Lenox, IL (March 30, 2016) -- Cancer claims the lives of over 580,000 people in the U.S. each year and is the leading cause of death in Will County, Illinois. But what many people are surprised to learn is that every 36 minutes, someone in America dies of esophageal cancer. And that one in five people diagnosed with esophageal cancer only survive five years. This is because the disease is usually discovered at late stages when treatment is rarely successful. The key to surviving esophageal cancer is early detection.
Spring Allergies Have You Sneezing?
Silver Cross Offers Tips to Help Families Know When to Seek Medical Attention
New Lenox, IL (March 29, 2016)— Are you constantly sneezing, have a stuffy nose or itchy, watery eyes? Than you maybe one of more than 50 million Americans suffering from allergies each year. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the United States. For some, high counts of pollen, mold and grass can trigger spring allergies that can begin in February and last until the early summer. Silver Cross l offers ways to avoid triggers so you can get relief from spring allergies.
Silver Cross Hospital Shares 5 Ways to Prevent Colon Cancer
New Lenox, IL (March 28, 2016) — Colon cancer does not get the same high-profile attention as other diseases, but it should. According to the 2013 Will County Community Health Assessment Report, it’s the third most commonly diagnosed cancer among women and men, as well as the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the area.