Health Briefs For May 30
May 29, 2012 2:44PM
Updated: July 3, 2012 12:29PM
Veterans Wellness Week: Chiro One Wellness Centers are offering complimentary consultations to veterans and active duty military personnel 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. and 3 to 6 p.m. May 30 and 31. Wellness consultations include digital orthotic foot scan, two spinal X-rays in area of complaint if medically necessary and insurance verification. The program does not include Medicare, Medicaid or Tricare recipients. Appointments: 14142 S. Bell Road, Homer Glen, (708) 675-1190; 2386 E. 172nd St., Lansing, (708) 474-4890; 19636 S. LaGrange Road, Mokena, (708) 478-5822; 1938 E. Lincoln Highway, New Lenox, (815) 215-1130; 5424 W. 159th St., Oak Forest, (708) 577-5003; 5116 W. 95th St., Oak Lawn, (708) 581-7070; 3486 W. Vollmer Road, Olympia Fields, (708) 481-5444; 2446 W. Lincoln Highway, Olympia Fields, (708) 481-7722; 9121 W. 159th St., Orland Hills, (708) 675-1400; 7202 W. College Drive, Palos Heights, (708) 274-4139.
Lower Back Pain: A spine surgery specialist will discuss basic common causes of low back pain and the surgical and non-surgical options to solve them at 6 p.m. May 30 at the Advocate Christ Outpatient Center, 12340 S. Harlem Ave., Palos Heights. Information: (800) 323-8622, code 1G52.
Skin Treatment Seminar: Learn about skin treatments that target acne, fine lines, wrinkles, age spots and unwanted hair at a seminar at 6:30 p.m. May 30 at WellGroup HealthPartners, 10043 Lincoln Highway, Frankfort. Information: (800) 785-2637.
Colon Cancer Seminar: A seminar about colorectal cancer including early detection procedures such as colonoscopy will be discussed at a free seminar at 6:30 p.m. May 31 at the Franciscan St. James Family Care Center, 17859 S. 80th Ave., Tinley Park. Information: (800) 785-2637.
Women’s Heart Health: A seminar focused on guidelines to prevent heart disease and stroke in women as well as the risks associated with coronary artery disease and hypertension will be at 6:30 p.m. May 31 at the Franciscan St. James Heart and Vascular Institute, 20201 S. Crawford Ave., Olympia Fields. Reservations: (800) 785-2637.
Mammograms: Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health will offer $100 mammograms including the radiologist fee for patients who call by May 31 to schedule an appointment. Appointments: (815) 300-7076 or www.silvercross.org.
Nutrition Tips: Join a conversation for current and expectant parents on the importance of a healthy diet and its connection to allergies, weight-related diseases and organic foods at 10:30 a.m. June 2 at the Flossmoor Public Library, 1000 Sterling Ave. The program is free and a light breakfast will be served. Registration: (888) 824-0200.
Heart Health Seminar: A seminar about cardiac procedure technologies and how cardiologists are now treating various forms of cardiovascular disease is at 6:30 p.m. June 5 at the Franciscan St. James Heart and Vascular Institute, 20201 S. Crawford Ave., Olympia Fields. Reservations: (800) 785-2637.
Chronic Pain: Pain management specialists will discuss treatment options for chronic pain at 6:30 p.m. June 5 at Silver Cross Hospital, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Registration: (888) 660-4325 or www.silvercross.org.
Knee Pain: Join a rheumatologist for a seminar about non-surgical treatment options for knee pain, including medication, physical therapy, steroid and gel injections and bracing. The free seminar is at 2 p.m. June 5 at the Tony Bettenhausen Recreation Center, 8125 W. 171st St., Tinley Park. Reservations: (800) 221-2199.
Conquering Carpal Tunnel: Join a hand surgeon to discuss the causes of carpal tunnel and non-invasive and surgical treatments available at 6:30 p.m. June 6 at Silver Cross Hospital, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Registration: (888) 660-4325 or www.silvercross.org.
Hearing Screenings: Free hearing screenings for Worth Township residents are available 9 to 11 a.m. June 6 at Worth Township, 11601 S. Pulaski Road, Alsip. Appointments: (708) 371-2900, Ext. 28.
CPR Classes: The Richton Park Fire Department is partnering with the American Heart Association to offer a free CPR class 9 a.m. to noon June 8 and 9 at 4445 Sauk Trail. Information: (708) 481-8985.
Learn CPR: A friends and family CPR class will be offered 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 9 at the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago Service Corp., 1055 W. 175th St., Suite 202, Homewood. The cost is $10. Registration: (708) 647-3138 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.