If you are a cancer patient or survivor, it’s critical that you maintain the things in life that are important to you—your energy, your mobility, your activity level. The therapists at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) use evidenced-based treatment to address your physical and cognitive concerns caused by the disease and treatment. Our therapy programs focus on helping you to meet your challenges and achieve your highest ability.
The recovery process for cancer survivors is about achieving one’s highest potential. The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab at Silver Cross Hospital provides treatment that goes beyond medical and surgical treatment options.
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab at Silver Cross professionals offer evaluation, therapeutic services and patient education for the following Cancer-related conditions:
- Fatigue, pain, joint stiffness, weakness, limited mobility, neuropathy, swallowing difficulty, speech difficulty, scar management, post-radiation skin and tissue changes, cognitive impairment, bowel and bladder dysfunction.
- Prevention and treatment for Lymphedema (swelling following the removal of lymph nodes) is provided by a LANA certified therapist. This treatment consists of education, manual lymph drainage, compression bandaging and garment fitting, exercise, and long term home management.
Our professionals have experience working with all types of cancers including:
- Blood, bone, brain, breast, childhood, digestive, head and neck, lung, pelvic, prostate, reproductive, skin, and spinal
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab at Silver Cross care is available nearby offering early morning, evening and weekend hours. For more information or to schedule an appointment with a physician’s order, contact a Silver Cross location close to you.
Silver Cross Hospital
Outpatient Rehabilitation Services
Cancer and Lymphedema Rehabilitation
1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox, IL 60451