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Healthy Connections July

Healthplex Open House – July 25, 26 and 27

Don’t take a vacation from shaping up this summer. Find an extraordinary fitness experience at Rush-Copley Healthplex’s open house on July 25, 26 and 27. Members and non-members will be able to enjoy a variety of activities for all ages.  At Rush-Copley Healthplex you’ll enjoy exceptional variety and a superior atmosphere. There are two swimming pools, eight indoor and six outdoor tennis courts, the largest indoor track in the area, personal training, an impressive array of weights and equipment – including a Plexfit Body Weight Training Center, dozens of classes, boxing, a top-notch kids program and more.

During the open house event, new members will receive free enrollment. To learn more, visit rushcopley.com/ Healthplex or call 630-978-6280.

Treating 3 Common Sports Injuries

Don’t let an injury sideline you from your favorite summertime activities.  Deepak Patel, M.D., FAAFP, FACSM, a family medicine and sports medicine doctor with Rush-Copley Medical Group explains three common sports injuries and tips to help remedy them.

Are you a senior?  Learn what Dr. Patel says about the importance of exercise for older adults.

Take a Step Toward Healthy Legs

Approximately half of the U.S. population has vein disease. Vein disease is a common health condition that affects men and women of all ages and activity levels and show symptoms like varicose and spider veins, or no symptoms at all.

Do you have any of the following symptoms in your legs?

• Varicose veins or spider veins
• Pain (an aching or cramping feeling)
• Heaviness or tiredness
• Burning or tingling sensations
• Swelling or throbbing
• Tender areas around the veins
• Ankle sores, skin ulcers or bleeding

If yes, contact the Rush-Copley Vein Clinic for more information at 630-851-6440.

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