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NWI Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals is Ready and Willing to Help the Region

breast-cancer-centerThe Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals is a secret in NWI that needs to be revealed. So many great things are happening there and not many people know about them. Let’s change that, shall we?

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Orthopedic & Balance Therapy Specialists: Making Moves that Matter

ortho-balance-facadArlan Alburo, PT, MTC and Noel Delrosario, PT, CSCS had a vision: to help people their own way. Both men are physical therapists, and they came together with the idea of utilizing their skills to help the people of the region, forming Orthopedic & Balance Therapy Specialists.

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Franciscan Alliance’s Dr. Chad Glazer Offers Unsurpassed Expertise in Facial Plastic Surgery

Chad-GlazerChad Glazer, MD, recently joined an elite group of physicians nationwide, when he became certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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Community Healthcare System: In Good Hands

Coats-Robert-MDComedian Jimmy Fallon has been making headlines recently, but for no laughing matter. The Tonight Show host recently suffered a severe injury to his ring finger that nearly resulted in amputation. Fallon’s injury – called a ring avulsion – causes damage to the skin, vessels and nerves in the finger, often dislodging the finger completely from the hand.

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What is That Pain in Your Neck?

ortho-balance-opening-2015-1Neck pain can be caused by many different sources and takes an expert in muscle, joints, and bones to know how your neck should be moving and why it is not. Many people with beck pain suffer from one of the following:

Degenerative Disc Disease
The discs are the fluid filled sacs between the bones of your neck. The normal againt process involves changes within the discs when causes a slow decline of the disc structure. Repeated stresses and strains weaken the connective tissues that make up a disc. When this happens, it loses some of its ability to absorb shock and shrinks in size. THis casuses rubbing and changes in the joints and bones of your neck which can be painful.

The good news is that therapy can help free up stiff and painful neck joins as well as increase musicle strength around the neck to proivde greater support, thus decreasing pain.

Muscle Strain
Poeple with minor neck pain or stiffness often believe they have a muscle train, however, unless there was a severe injury to the neck, the muscles probably haven't been pulled or injured. Instead, the problem may be coming from irritation or injury in other spine tissues, suc has the disc or logaments. When this happens, the neck muscles may go into spasm to help support and protect the sore area.

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Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) - 548 -8770
11055 Broadway Suite B
Crown Point, IN 46307
(219) - 310 - 8278
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Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center Running Fall 2015 3-D Mammogram Special

nwi-breast-care-center-mammograms-fall-2015Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center, Indiana’s first 3-D Mammography, will host a 3-D mammogram fall special for $99 only!

Get the most accurate results available.

Call 219-981-5440 to schedule your annual mammogram TODAY.


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Porter Regional Hospital Hosts ‘Blow Away Breast Cancer’ Celebration During 2015 National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Porter-New-Hospital-Coming-SoonIn observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, Porter Health Care System will host a “Blow Away Breast Cancer” rally featuring a flag-raising ceremony and presentation on the front lawn of Porter Regional Hospital at 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8. During the ceremony, Porter’s CEO Steve Lunn will read the Breast Cancer Awareness Proclamation and encourage women who are 40 or older, or who are considered at risk, to schedule an annual screening mammogram.

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