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Silver Cross hosts health education programs in May

Silver Cross Hospital offers an AHA Healthcare Provider CPR Class for LPNs, RNs, Paramedics, EMTs, and CNAs. Participants will learn one and two person, infant, child and adult CPR as well as rescue from choking.  Class will be held on Saturday, May 17, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Cost is $65 and includes American Heart Association certification. Call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325) or visit www.silvercross.org to register.

 

Hip Pain

Experiencing hip pain and stiffness? Dr. Bradley Dworsky, orthopedic surgeon, will share information on the latest treatment options including arthroscopy and joint preservation Tuesday, May 6 at Silver Cross Hospital, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd, Pavilion A, New Lenox.  The free event is part of an Aches and Pains lecture series that also addresses, back, leg, shoulder and knee pain.  Participants can register for one or more of the programs at www.silvercross.org or by calling 1-888-660-HEAL.  Those who attend will receive a Gift Bag valued at $125 that includes complimentary joint and back screening performed by a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross, and other items to help individuals stay active.

 

Leg & Back Pain

Lumbar spinal stenosis is a common spinal problem associated with leg and back pain in people over age 50. Dr. Thomas Hurley, neurosurgeon, will discuss new non-surgical and minimally invasive treatments available to treat this condition on Tuesday, May 13 at Silver Cross Hospital, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd, Pavilion A, New Lenox. The free event is part of an Aches and Pains lecture series that also addresses, hip, shoulder, and knee pain.  Participants can register for one or more of the programs at www.silvercross.org or by calling 1-888-660-HEAL.  Those who attend will receive a Gift Bag valued at $125 that includes complimentary joint and back screening performed by a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross, and other items to help individuals stay active.

 

Obesity & Your Health: Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You? 

Looking to lose weight? Join Drs. Christopher Joyce and Brian Lahmann, experienced gastric bypass surgeons with Bariatric & Minimally Invasive (BMI) Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital, for a free informational session about Obesity & Your Health: Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You? The program is held on Wednesdays at 5:45 p.m. at BMI Surgery, Silver Cross Hospital Pavilion A, Suite 260, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Participants will learn about the advantages and risks of traditional and laparoscopic bariatric weight loss surgery, including the REALIZE™ and Lap-Band gastric band systems, find out who is a candidate for the procedure, and hear from area patients about their experiences. Silver Cross has been named as Bariatric Center of Excellence by the American Society of Bariatric Surgery and a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery. Register to attend this free informational session online at www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).

 

Relief for Sore Thumbs

Texting, tweeting and gaming can cause thumb pain due to overuse, arthritic conditions and joint instability.  Occupational therapists with Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross will review treatment strategies and easy to follow techniques to ease the pain on Monday, May 19. The free event will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Register to attend at www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).

 

About Silver Cross Hospital

Silver Cross Hospital is a not-for-profit health care provider serving Will County and southwest suburban communities since 1895. Silver Cross has been recognized as a Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals National Award winner for seven consecutive years and as a Hospital of Choice by the American Alliance of Healthcare Providers. With over 3,500 employees, physicians and volunteers, Silver Cross operates a new 289-bed acute care hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox and 5 satellite facilities providing outpatient services and physician offices. To learn more about Silver Cross Hospital or a referral to a physician on staff, visit www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).  Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care.  These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.

 

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