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Dr. LaKia Brown of Centers for Pain Control and Vein Care Explains the Wonders of Chiropractic Care and More

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Most agree it is all too common for people to ignore their aches and pains until they simply cannot take it anymore. Attributing issues to daily wear and tear is simple, but can lead to long-term issues or worsening health. Catching pain when it appears and addressing issues before they grow are key, and that is why Dr. LaKia Brown and the Centers for Pain Control and Vein Care of Northwest Indiana are dedicated to providing access to the highest quality physical medicine in the Region.

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Advanced Dental Concepts Wants to Change Your Perception of a Trip to the Dentist

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For many people, going to the dentist can be a daunting experience. Everything from the tools to the procedures can cause a great bout of anxiety in anyone. But in the right environment with the right professionals, that anxiety can melt away. Advanced Dental Concepts has cultivated a new attitude towards dentistry by offering compassion and care along with expertise and experience.

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NorthShore Health Centers Announces Groundbreaking Ceremony for Flagship Facility


rot5NorthShore Health Centers of Indiana recently announced the ground breaking for its flagship facility. The new office will be located in Portage, Indiana on Willowcreek Road one block south of Route 6 across the street north from Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute and west from Porter Regency Hospital – Northwest.

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Methodist Hospitals Partners With the University of Chicago Medicine to Provide Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery Services


Methodist-Hospitals-Partners-With-the-University-of-Chicago-Medicine-to-Provide-Cardiothoracic-and-Vascular-Surgery-ServicesMethodist Hospitals has finalized an agreement with the University of Chicago Medicine to provide cardiothoracic surgery services at Methodist Hospitals. As a part of this partnership, two UChicago Medicine surgeons will join the Methodist Hospitals Heart and Vascular Institute.

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Community Hospital Welcomes Practitioners to Physician Network


chs-stock Community Hospital recently welcomed new physicians to the Community Care Network, Inc. (CCNI) team of physicians. The CCNI physicians of Community Healthcare System are closely affiliated with Community Hospital in Munster, St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago and St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart.

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Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter Taking Steps to a World Free from Alzheimer’s

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Every 65 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease.

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Addison Pointe Offers Stroke Recovery Program


Addison-PointeAddison Pointe now has two nationally certified stroke rehabilitation specialists: BethAnn Fabugais OTR, CSRS and Flora Ellis PT, CSRS!

Addison Pointe offers:

  • A specialized approach to stroke rehabilitation integrating the clinical expertise of our nationally certified therapists with well-founded evidence based researched strategies to achieve maximum functional outcome utilizing high tech rehab equipment standardized assessments.
  • Evaluations completed in less than 24 hours including weekends.
  • Therapy 7 days a week and follow-up outpatient services with flexible scheduling and private entrance.
  • Specialized rehab equipment to enhance treatment outcomes.
  • Alter G Zero Gravity Treadmill
  • ACP Modalities
  • Biodex Balance Trainer
  • Keiser Hydraulic...

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Northwest Indiana Nephrology's New Munster Dialysis Center Showcases New Standard for Renal Care

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Many dialysis patients spend three or more hours three times a week at a dialysis center getting essential, lifesaving treatment. For these patients, little is more important than than a modern, comfortable facility with friendly and trustworthy staff. On July 31, the American Renal Associates and Northwest Indiana Nephrology opened their brand new, large-scale dialysis center to the public for an open house to showcase a new standard in the region for renal care.

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Franciscan Health Crown Point: A Warming Gesture for Cancer Patients

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As part of a public service campaign in partnership with the Chicago-based Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, International Subaru of Merrillville representatives Chris Smith, sales manager (left, white shirt) and Nick Ferguson (right, white shirt), recently donated 80 blankets, “to spread hope, love and warmth,” for cancer patients at Franciscan Health Crown Point.

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Community Healthcare System offering Back to School Physicals in 2018

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Cost does not include immunizations, medications and diagnostic tests or follow up. Payment is due at the time of service. Insurance will not be billed for exam. Appointments are required. Please bring school forms.

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Pocket Technology Provides Instant Report Card for Rehab Patient, Family

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Rehabilitation patients at the hospitals of Community Healthcare System have help in the palm of their hand tracking progress toward their recovery goals. RehabTracker is a phone app that enables the patient to view updates from their therapy team, track progress on areas of functional improvement and share the results with designated friends and family. Through a partnership with Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services (KHRS), this app has been made available to Community Healthcare System patients.

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