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The 12 Most Breathtaking Views of Chicago

Chicago is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful American cities. From beautiful Lake Michigan to the city skyline, there are many stunning spots to enjoy in Chicago. Here are 12 spots offering breathtaking views of this magnificent city. Belmont Harbor Found at the center of Chicago’s Lincoln Park, Belmont Harbor […]

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Caring for Your Feet When You Have Diabetes

With diabetes, there are several complications that can make you more prone to foot issues. First, high blood sugar can mean you’re at risk for infection. Second, you might unknowingly suffer from nerve damage, or neuropathy. Diabetes can also impede circulation, making you more prone to injuries, cuts, calluses, and blisters. […]


Best Major League Baseball Players to Come Out of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois, is the hometown of many iconic people and attractions, and the city is widely known for the famous baseball players who reign from there and the surrounding suburbs. Check out these legendary baseball players born and raised in Chicago. Lou Boudreau Known as an iconic baseball player from Chicago, Lou was born in […]

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Mental Illness Awareness Week

What Is Mental Illness? What Are the Signs of Mental Illness? At its core, mental illness is a disease or a series of health conditions affecting one’s mental state. Mental health problems may develop as a result of external factors (i.e. one’s environment) which include, but are not limited to, […]

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Falls Prevention Awareness Day

Falls Prevention Awareness Day

What is Falls Prevention Awareness Day? The first day of fall, September 22, is Falls Prevention Awareness Day. This is a day to raise awareness about preventing fall-related injuries to older adults and at-risk populations. Falls are a leading cause of injury related emergency room visits, fatal head injuries, and […]


Scheck & Siress patient snowboarding on prosthetic leg!

For Scheck & Siress Patient Montoo Baraugh, paradise doesn’t have to be tropical. Watch Montoo snowboard with the special snowboarding leg we made for him, plus some outstanding scenery! Scheck & Siress works as a team to create the most functional solution for your orthotic, prosthetic or pedorthic needs. Our […]

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The Three Questions Prosthetic Patients Ask

The Three Questions Prosthetic Patients Ask Over And Over If you wear a prosthesis and are always looking for answers to questions such as, “Can I change my shoes?” or “What’s an easier way to put shoes on on your prosthesis?,” then you’re not alone. At Scheck & Siress Prosthetics […]


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Scheck & Siress Welcomes Two New Shareholders

Scheck & Siress is pleased to announce Jason Wening, CPO, and Lakshmi Narayan Shandilya, CPO, as the newest shareholders of the firm. Jason Wening, CPO/LPO, MS, FAAOP, completed his prosthetics and orthotics training at Northwestern University and joined Scheck&Siress in 2005. Jason is an American Board Certified and Illinois Licensed […]


Department of Defense Warrior Games Chicago

Join Scheck & Siress in support of the Department of Defense Warrior Games! The Department of the Navy, in partnership with the City of Chicago, hosted the annual DoD Warrior Games in Chicago from June 30 – July 8, 2017. Scheck & Siress had over 50 employee volunteers during the […]

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Employee Spotlight – Suzette Thomas

Suzette oversees our Electronic Payment Poster Specialist, Suzette is responsible for training team members, documenting and performing all functions of payment posting to ensure maximum reimbursement. She has been with Scheck and Siress since 2008. Suzette received her Diploma in Medical Billing and Coding at Medical Careers Institute in Chicago, […]

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