Events

Breast Cancer Support Group
Date: 4th Tuesday of every month
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center
1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox
Cost: Free
About: I Can Cope, offered by the American Cancer Society and Silver Cross Hospital, is an educational program for women facing breast cancer. This program covers topics relevant to the cancer experience and offers practical help in coping with some of the emotional issues resulting from a cancer diagnosis. It is women supporting women! Click here to register for this event.

Low Back Pain
Date: Sept. 15, 2015
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A
1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox
Cost: Free
Dr. Chintan Sampat, orthopaedic surgeon with Parkview Musculoskeletal Institute, will uncover the causes of this common complaint and discuss advanced treatment options to help your low back feel better. Advanced registration is required at www.silvercross.org or 1-888-660-HEAL (4325). Click here to register for this event.

Chronic Pain Management
Date: Sept 19, 2015
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Spencer School Campus
117 S. Spencer Rd., New Lenox
Cost: Free
Karen Grube, physical therapist with The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) at Silver Cross Hospital will talk about the latest non-surgical treatment options to help manage chronic pain. Advanced registration is required at www.silvercross.org or 1-888-660-HEAL (4325). Click here to register for this event.

Hip Pain
Date: Sept 22, 2015
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A
1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox
Cost: Free
From arthritis to bursitis to tendonitis, Dr. Andrew Ehmke, orthopaedic surgeon with Oak Orthopaedics, will discuss the common causes of nagging hip pain. He’ll also cover the latest non-surgical and surgical treatment options, including medicines, exercise and minimally invasive anterior hip replacement. Advanced registration is required at www.silvercross.org or 1-888-660-HEAL (4325). Click here to register for this event.

Knee Pain
Date: Oct. 13, 2015
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A
1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox
Cost: Free
Dr. Robert Daley, one of Chicagoland’s leading orthopaedic surgeons, will discuss the latest minimally invasive knee replacement surgical techniques allowing for a precise fit of the custom implant, increased bone preservation, added stability, and reduced pain. Advanced registration is required at www.silvercross.org or 1-888-660-HEAL (4325). Click here to register for this event.

Banishing Back Pain without
Surgery

Date: Dec. 8, 2015
Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, Pavilion A
1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox
Cost: Free
Dr. Andrew Hendrix, medical director of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) at Silver Cross, will explain the common causes of low back pain and provide options on how to live better without surgery.Advanced registration is required at www.silvercross.org or 1-888-660-HEAL (4325). Click here to register for this event.

Fall and Balance Screenings
Date: Wednesday, October 7 & 23, 2015
Silver Cross Professional Building
1051 Essington Rd., Joliet

Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Silver Cross Health Center
12701 West 143rd St., Homer Glen

Date: Friday, October 9 & 23, 2015
Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A
1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox

The screening includes blood pressure readings, balance assessment, recommendations and referrals for treatment if needed. If you or a loved one experiences dizziness or vertigo, frequent falls, near falls or is simply afraid of losing balance, schedule an appointment today.  Call (815) 300-7110 to schedule a 15-minute screening.