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Spinal surgery put nearly paralyzed dance instructor on road to recovery

January 26, 2023
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
In October 2022, Mauricio Fernandez, 29, of Lombard, tumbled down the stairs. Within a day of his fall, Fernandez was undergoing surgery on his...
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Naperville athlete defies odds with recovery from a “triple-whammy” knee injury

January 17, 2023
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
After Bella,17, injured her knee, she avoided surgery with a comprehensive care plan by experts at Edward-Elmhurst Medical Group-Orthopedics.
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The biggest lessons for reality show stars as new parents

December 14, 2022
Pictured above: First-time parents Chelsea and Toma Dobrosavljevic drew from what they learned on “The Biggest Loser” to get through...
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Platelet-rich plasma injections help young athlete resume active lifestyle

December 01, 2022
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Dr. Alex Behar recommended platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections to treat Gregory's knee pain.
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A hip replacement patient’s longtime passion steers him toward a quick recovery

November 17, 2022
by Edward-Elmhurst Health
After non-surgical treatments resulted in little improvement, Dr. Sullivan recommended an anterior hip replacement.
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Finding a role model in the NICU: A sliding door moment

November 08, 2022
The chance that Dr. Dixit was the attending neonatologist that day led to life-altering events and a possible career in medicine for the now...
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