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March 3, 2017
Back Pain? Try This, Not That

Back Pain? Try This, Not That

Advocate Health eNews

Did you know that nearly a quarter of adults in the U.S. have suffered from at least one day of back pain in the last three months? In fact, back pain is one of the top reasons people seek physician appointments. But what’s the best way to… Read More

December 19, 2016
Teen has miraculous recovery after life-threatening brain injury

His football team was trailing, so Amir Fakhari played his hardest, running and tackling each quarter to help fight their way back. Despite his efforts though, Highland Park High School lost the game that night in September, and Amir walked off the field not feeling well. According to his mom,… Read More

December 16, 2016
Age is Just a Number in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

At age 93, some may think that spine surgery is no longer in the cards.  We say, age is just a number.  Irene Scheck is 93 years young, full of life and ready to tackle the rest of her years head on. As summer was nearing an end, Ms. Scheck… Read More

October 26, 2015
NICO Announces Collaboration with Hitachi Aloka Medical to Create Improved Visualization for Tumors

NICO Announces Collaboration with Hitachi Aloka Medical to Create Improved Visualization for Difficult to Reach Brain Tumors (PRNewsFoto/NICO Corporation) NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurosurgical device manufacturer NICO Corporation and surgical ultrasound leader Hitachi Aloka Medical America, Inc. have collaborated to provide neurosurgeons real-time, intraoperative imaging to assist with… Read More

October 24, 2015
Dr. Alzate featured on Telemundo

Dr. Alzate was recently featured on Telemundo Chicago for his role in saving the life of a pregnant woman and her unborn baby.  The patient came to the emergency room with acute headaches and signs of neurological deficit.  She was 34 weeks pregnant at the time and imaging revealed… Read More

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