Millions of Americans suffer from aches and pains daily. But at what level of distress should you seek help to find relief from your pain?
Silver Cross Hospital is offering a lecture series titled Aches & Pains on determining when to seek help, and eliminating soreness in various areas of the body that will educate area residents on how to do so.
All participants will receive a GIFT BAG which includes a 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 you stay active. ($125 Value)
The lecture series schedule is as follows:
Free Aches & Pains Series:
May 6, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Silver Cross Hospital, Conference Center
Experiencing hip pain and stiffness? Dr. Bradley Dworsky, orthopedic surgeon, will share information on the latest treatment options including arthroscopy and joint preservation.
Leg & Back Pain
May 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center
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.
June 3, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Silver Cross Hospital, Conference Center
Feel out of joint? If you experience painful arthritis in the shoulder and have damage to the surrounding muscles, join Dr. Venkat Seshadri, orthopedic surgeon, to learn about a new procedure—Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty.
June 4, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Silver Cross Hospital, Conference Center
Stop limping. Join Dr. Paul Trksak, orthopedic surgeon, for a discussion on recent advances in total and partial knee replacement.
Register for each program at www.silvercross.org or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).
About the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital
Silver Cross Hospital and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) have teamed up to expand post-acute physical medicine and rehabilitation services in Will County and the southwest Chicagoland communities.
The partnership provides world-class rehabilitation care for a range of conditions for patients close to home. Silver Cross is the only healthcare facility in the area with this breadth of services in partnership with RIC. Together, Silver Cross and RIC provide rehabilitation services in inpatient and outpatient care settings at four locations.
Additionally, the RIC team provides physical therapy services for patients on the hospital’s medical and surgical floors. For more information about RIC at Silver Cross, call (815) 300-7110 or visit www.silvercross.org.
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 3,000 employees, physicians and volunteers, Silver Cross operates a 289-bed acute care hospital and 5 satellite facilities providing outpatient services and physician offices. Silver Cross opened a state-of-the-art replacement hospital on February 26, 2012 at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. In 2013, Silver Cross provided over $48 million in charity care and other community benefits. To learn more about Silver Cross Hospital or a referral to a physician on staff, go to http://www.silvercross.org/ or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).