How Orthopedic Surgery is Solving Problems

Now that minimally invasive procedures are the norm, patients are recovering more quickly from orthopedic injuries and illnesses. Learn how far the field has come, how greatly patients’ lives are impacted by successful surgeries, and where orthopedics research is headed.

The Compassionate Side of Surgery

There are two sides to every surgery. Evaluate the perspective of a patient versus a surgeon as they discuss how compassionate care and innovative technology lead to better outcomes.

A Guide to a New You

Keep the New Year’s spirit alive by maintaining your resolutions. Here’s how our region’s leading practices can help to refresh your look.

A Closer Look at Addiction and Depression

Learn how local hospital professionals are responding to the phenomenon of substance abuse as it relates to mental illness, and how they’re treating depression, anxiety and other mental illnesses with non-pharmacological solutions.

Cardiac Arrhythmias: Correcting an ‘Out-of-Control’ Heart

Ever evolving are the techniques and tools that talented medical professionals use when treating patients – and that now includes a radiation-free procedure that can correct irregular heartbeats.

Information for Women: Be Proactive About Your Health

Both breast cancer and heart disease affect many women, and new treatment techniques are improving outcomes considerably. Learn what you should do when something seems out of the ordinary.

Find a “New You” This Fall

Instead of making excuses as to why you’re unsatisfied with your appearance, how about embracing a new, more confident version of yourself? Meet some of our region’s providers who can help you to reach your goals.

Strokes Can Happen to Anyone

Erin Gianaras had an ischemic stroke when she was only 27 years old. Her powerful story brings awareness to stroke risk factors, symptoms and recovery expectations.

How Regional Experts are Curing Cancer

Cancer care is more advanced today than ever before. Patient outcomes look more and more favorable, and the credit goes to a variety of medical professionals and even patients themselves. Learn how medical experts in our region play a part in curing care.

Treating Vascular Disease: A Condition That Inhibits Walking

Vascular disease is any condition that affects the network of blood vessels in your body. It’s common in people over age 50, but is treatable thanks to new procedures available at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, in Elgin.