RIC at Silver Cross offers Yoga Classes for Cancer Patients/Survivors
New Lenox, IL (March 14, 2016)—For more than 5,000 years, people around the world have practiced yoga for its mental and physical powers. Research has long shown that yoga can increase flexibility and reduce stress. At The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) at Silver Cross Hospital, yoga is helping cancer patients and survivors have a better quality of life.
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
Mohamad Abdessamad, M.D., nephrology and board certified internal medicine physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Abdessamad completed an internal medicine residency at John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County in Chicago and a nephrology fellowship at the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington, VT. His office is located with Kidney and Hypertension Associates, 3913 W. 95th St., Evergreen Park. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 229-2952.
RIC at Silver Cross offers Free Physical Therapy Screenings to Moms after Childbirth
Rehabilitation can help eliminate incontinence and pelvic pain
New Lenox, IL (March 8, 2016)—Giving birth can be difficult on a woman’s body. After all, the growing stomach has stretched the abdominal muscles and put a lot of pressure on the pelvic floor muscles. Joint stability and musculoskeletal function also suffers during pregnancy. The pelvis needs time and often help to regain its original strength and muscle tone.
Silver Cross Hospital and the Joliet Noon Lions Club to offer free Diabetes Screenings to Area Residents
New Lenox, IL (March 2, 2016)—In recognition of the American Diabetes Association’s American Diabetes Alert, the Silver Cross Diabetes Center, Walgreens and Joliet Noon Lions Club will offer free screenings to detect diabetes on Tuesday, March 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. outside Silver Cross Hospital’s Season’s Dining Room, 1900 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Participants will be offered a Diabetes Risk Test and Blood Glucose Test. For more information, call (815) 300-5990.
Dr. Sunitha Avula joins Women’s Primary Health Partners
Internal Medicine physician relocates her practice to Homer Glen
New Lenox, IL (March 1, 2016)—Sunitha Avula, M.D., experienced internal medicine physician, has joined Women’s Primary Health Partners—Drs. Roseann Horan and Marie Veldman. Women’s Primary Health Partners is located in the Silver Cross Health Center, 12701 W. 143rd St., Suite 230, Homer Glen. To schedule an appointment, call (708) 301-6702. New patients are welcome. Women’s Primary Health Partners accept most insurance plans and offer evening and Saturday appointments. The practice is solely dedicated to managing the comprehensive healthcare needs of women through all stages of life beginning at age 16.