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When Juanita Murray was in her forties, she was diagnosed with a prematurely worn left knee. A couple decades later, arthritis developed in the knee, which lead to severe pain that limited her mobility. Her pain became so severe that it was excruciating to do simple daily tasks like walking in the food store aisles and bagging her groceries. With her quality of life declining, Murray knew she had to get help soon.  After trying less invasive treatments with no success, Murray decided to have a total knee replacement with the Mako Robotic System at the Midwest Institute of Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital in September 2017.

Due to the increased incidence of influenza (flu) activity, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) along with the Will County Health Department have issued notification with the following temporary visiting restrictions to protect our patients, visitors and staff: 

  • No visitors under the age of 18 years will be allowed to visit 
  • Limit of two (2) visitors per room 
  • If you have a fever, cough, sore throat, vomiting and/or diarrhea, please postpone your visit until you have been symptom-free for 24 hours 
  • Patients in isolation for influenza will have visitors at the caregivers’ discretion AND must comply with wearing masks 

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital offers free low back pain screenings in January

For many of us, the wonder of witnessing the season’s first snowfall has melted away with the chore of having to shovel snow.  A sign you may be tired of snow is that your back hurts when you shovel. Since shoveling snow remains a frequent cause of back injuries, the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital is offering free low back screenings to assist area residents eliminate back pain while dealing with another snowfall. 

Silver Cross Hospital’s resale shop—the Encore Shop, will hold its annual Antique and Collectibles Sale Friday, Feb. 2, and Saturday, Feb. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Some of the items that will be available to purchase include vintage clothing, linens, hats, toys, kitchen ware, books, records, and jewelry like Swarovski. All proceeds benefit Silver Cross Hospital. Cash and credit cards accepted. 

More than 160,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men behind skin cancer. The key is early detection, so when John Johnsen, 73, of Morris, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in the spring of 2016 he never panicked. 

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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.