Experienced in many aspects of public education, John Heintz of Chicago has served as the chief legal officer of Niles Township High School District 219 in Skokie, Illinois. He also consults for school administrations in Spain. John Heintz is a supporter of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC), which U.S. News and World Report has ranked as No. 1 in its category for 26 straight years.
RIC’s mission is to provide quality care and research for persons with disabilities and chronic illnesses. This goal includes rehabilitative treatment for persons with arthritis, a disease that affects some 70 million Americans. The RIC treats osteo-, rheumatoid, and psoriatic arthritis and conditions such as hip fractures, spinal disfiguration, and musculoskeletal disorders.
A team of physicians, nurses, and therapists leads individuals and groups through physical and occupational exercises, supplemented by state-of-the-art medications. Advanced surgical options include arthroscopy, joint replacement, and cartilage transplantation.
The RIC’s research emphasis enables it to bring up-to-date developments to persons with arthritis. These clinical trials are available for qualified patients and volunteers.