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NCH Hosts Seminar on Foot Problems

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Northwest Community Healthcare

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (July 16, 2014) -- Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH) is hosting a seminar on common foot problems for senior citizens.

"Healthy Feet are Happy Feet" is scheduled from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 29, at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights. The seminar will be held in the NCH Learning Center Classroom 7 and 8 in the lower level of the Busse Center for Specialty Medicine. Refreshments will be served.

Neal Shukla, DPM, a podiatrist with the NCH Medical Group, will discuss simple solutions to treat common foot problems and when the time is right to see a healthcare professional. Dr. Shukla will discuss toenail issues, corns, calluses, arthritis, skin care, proper footwear and exercise.

To register for this free seminar call HealthConnection at 847.618.4YOU (4968).

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About Northwest Community Healthcare (NCH)

Serving Chicago's northwest suburbs since 1959, NCH is a comprehensive, patient-centered system of care that serves more than 350,000 outpatients each year and more than 20,000 inpatients treated annually at the 496-bed acute care hospital in Arlington Heights. The award-winning hospital holds the prestigious Magnet designation for nursing excellence, is designated as a Primary Stroke Center, earned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval in 2011, and was awarded the Leapfrog Group's designation as one of the nation's Top Hospitals based on quality and safety criteria. NCH has four Immediate Care locations in the northwest suburbs and operates a FastCare Clinic in Palatine. NCH has a medical staff of more than 1,000 physicians, which includes the board-certified primary care doctors and specialists of the NCH Medical Group. These physicians have selected our facility as a place where they want to treat and care for their private patients. For more information or to find a doctor on the NCH Medical staff, visit