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What are your core muscles and why do they matter?

References to “core muscles” are popping up everywhere in fitness articles and among exercise gurus. But what are core muscles and why do they matter? Your core muscles include the muscles in your lower back, your abdomen and your sides and your pelvis, basically, the muscles around your trunk. These […]

Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery at RMH

Rotator cuff repair surgery is one of the more common surgeries done on the shoulder.  Most rotator cuff damage is caused by aging, but sometimes it can be caused by a fall, an attempt to jerk up on something  heavy, or repetitive motion such as painting, playing tennis or throwing […]

Cardiac Rehab Helps Patients Trust Their Own Hearts

After a heart attack, it can be difficult to trust your own body again. Suddenly, the beating of your heart, something you have been able to count on without thinking about it, no longer feels like a “sure thing”. While confidence usually returns in time, it helps to have support […]

Henna Tattoos: A Dye-ing Art

Art fairs and festivals abound in early fall. Given the popularity of permanent tattoos, it’s not surprising that Henna art, an ancient and temporary form of body art, is so popular among festival goers. Natural henna is a reddish brown dye that is made from the henna plant. Henna art […]

Safe Tick Removal

Ticks are one of the less fortunate signs of summer. The key to safe tick removal is speed. Remove the tick as soon as possible after it latches on. Grab it as close to the skin as possible with a pair of tweezers and jerk straight up. If part of […]

13th Street Entrance New Hours

In order to keep our patients and staff more secure after hours we have new hours for the Rush Memorial Hospital 13th Street Entrance/Exit. Effective March 1, 2019, the 13th Street Entrance/Exit will have the following hours: OPEN Monday – Friday 6:00 am to 6:00 pm CLOSED Saturday and Sunday