After 13 years of playing professional football and enduring high levels of physical impact on his body, pro football Hall of Famer and Super Bowl champion Jerome Bettis is no stranger to joint pain. This past summer, “The Bus” teamed up with orthopedic surgeons from The Midwest Institute for Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital to talk with fans and joint pain suffers about the importance of mobility.

The doctors also demonstrated the new Mako™ System for total hip and partial knee replacement surgery. Silver Cross is the only facility in Will, Grundy and Kankakee counties offering Mako robotic-arm assisted procedures for adults living with early to mid-stage osteoarthritis.

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