Note: This story is the seventh in a series from our annual Health & Wellness special section, part of the Chronicle’s April 1 print edition. The section was sponsored by Franciscan Health. You could be the next patient at the Prairie State College dental hygiene clinic. For more than 50[Read More…]
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Taking Care: Specialty Physicians of Illinois open 5th walk-in care clinic
Note: This story is the fifth in a series from our annual Health & Wellness special section, first published in the April 1 print edition and sponsored by Franciscan Health. In January, Specialty Physicians of Illinois, LLC (SPI) opened its newest location in Olympia Fields. The clinic, at 3700 W.[Read More…]
Be Well 2020: Sandy, a doggone good de-stressor at GSU
Chill dog Sandy helps stressed out students chill at Governors State University.
Be Well 2020: Nurse helped organize CSC to meet cancer patient needs
Close to three decades ago, Judith Hanzelin, an oncology nurse, had a patient traveling to Hinsdale to a cancer wellness center that offered supportive services to those going through cancer treatment. That patient, Joan Hopkins, expressed her wish to have something like that available in the Homewood community. “She asked[Read More…]
Be Well 2020: The right moves make all the difference
Anyone who has injured a knee playing sports knows that physical therapy can get you back in the game. Anyone who suffers from arthritis knows that physical therapy (PT) can provide relief. Anyone who experiences neurological difficulties following a stroke knows physical therapy can help you re-learn motor functions. But did you[Read More…]
Be Well 2020: Joint replacement eases pain
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. William Payne can recognize when a patient is walking in pain. To relieve the pain, his diagnosis may be hip or knee replacement at Franciscan Health Olympia Fields, where he and his team use the latest technologies to make certain patients have the best outcomes possible.