Shorewood Woman Walks Stronger and Safer Thanks to Screening at Silver Cross
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross offers Free Fall & Balance Screenings in October
(September 26, 2016)—Carolyn Larkin had difficulty balancing after having a cochlear implant inserted to help her hear. Her situation became worse as she struggled to walk a straight line due to her weak ankles as a result of not getting physical therapy after her bunion surgery.
Diagnosing & Dealing with Depression
Silver Cross Behavioral Health Services offers free screenings October 6
(Sept. 22, 2016)—Depression is no mere slump in mood. Unlike “the blues,” which tends to clear up in a few days, depression frequently is both prolonged and recurring. It can’t be ignored, and it can’t be joked or whistled away. Sufferers of depression are likely to experience:
- Prolonged loss of interest in home, work and personal appearance
- Loss of interest in sexual activity
- Sudden changes or excesses in eating or sleeping habits
- Frequent, uncontrollable crying
- Lingering, unfocused nervousness or grouchiness
- Persistent feelings of hopelessness and futility
Vendor/Craft Fair Planned for Oct. 22 at Silver Cross Hospital
(Sept. 23, 2016)--The Will County Union of King’s Daughters and Sons will hold the fourth annual Silver Crossings Vendor/Craft Fair on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 9 am. to 3 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Free valet and shuttle bus service. Admission is also free. Strollers are welcome.
Is Erectile Dysfunction Keeping You from a Satisfying Sex Life?
Silver Cross Hospital hosts free lecture Oct. 18 at Silver Cross Hospital
(September 21, 2016)— According to the Urology Care Foundation of the American Urological Association, erectile dysfunction affects as many as 30 million men. Unfortunately, erectile dysfunction in men can occur at any age, caused by multiple conditions, slowly getting worse with age. Silver Cross Hospital is offering a lecture on Sexual Dysfunction in Men that will educate area residents on how to treat this issue.
New Lenox Woman discomfort eliminated after innovative Single-Site™ robotic hysterectomy at Silver Cross
Midwest Institute of Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross #1 in Chicago area for surgeries performed
IL (Sept. 19, 2016)—For three years, New Lenox resident Nadine Lawson hoped her uterine fibroid would shrink and disappear. Instead, she felt bloated and uncomfortable for years as the mass grew larger pressing on her bladder requiring her to constantly urinate. Since the fibroid enlarged, the 49-year-old was unable to have her annual gynecological exam completed. On the recommendation from her urogynecologist, Dr. Nahla Merhi, Lawson had a Single-Site™ robotic hysterectomy at the Midwest Institute of Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital. Silver Cross was one of the first hospitals in the entire Midwest where skilled surgeons use the robotic surgical system to perform hysterectomies through a single incision with virtually scarless results.