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Free Presentation on Treating Knee Osteoarthritis

Alden Valley Ridge is pleased to offer a free presentation by renown orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Richard Erickson of Sports Med Wheaton Orthopedics.  Alternative Treatments for Osteoarthritis of the Knee Thursday, October 12, 5:30pm 275 E. Army Trail Road Bloomingdale Sports are a passion in Dr. Richard Erickson’s life. Born and raised in Chicago, he has […]
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Are You Binge-Watching Your Way to Insomnia?

We know that spending hour after hour of couch potato time watching TV is bad for our health. Prolonged sitting raises the risk of obesity, diabetes, cancer, heart disease, stroke and even dementia. Whether you’re watching on a big-screen TV or your tablet computer, you need to take a break now and again and walk […]
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Does Your Attitude Need a Makeover?

Experts tell us that our attitude about life—and about our own aging—makes a big difference in our health and well-being. Several studies have shown that seniors who are basically optimistic are more resilient when it comes to warding off the common ailments of old age, such as heart disease, dementia and even the flu. Numerous […]
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The Importance of Nutrition in Rehabilitation

Surgery, an injury or a medical event such as a stroke or heart attack can create havoc in the body. A critical and often overlooked factor in aiding recovery from such events is nutrition. The right nutrients can help a body heal more quickly. There are several conditions that can exacerbate pain and slow recovery, […]
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