Monthly Archives: June 2010

Floyd Memorial Opens New Cardiac Telemetry Unit

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services is pleased to announce the opening of a new Cardiac Telemetry Unit (CTU).  CTU is located in a recently renovated wing on the 2nd floor of the Hospital.  It will consist of 20 patient beds, 12 of which opened on June 30th, followed by eight more opening by the [...]

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Horseshoe Foundation Designates Grant to Benefit

Floyd Memorial’s Cancer Center of Indiana recently received a $5,000 grant for the Horseshoe Foundation to fund massage therapy for Floyd County residents who are receiving treatment as an inpatient at Floyd Memorial Hospital or outpatient care at the Cancer Center of Indiana. Massage therapy is effective in improving blood pressure, respiration and pulse rate. [...]

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Floyd Memorial Provides Medication Assistance to Patients Thanks to The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana

Floyd Memorial recently concluded awarding funds totaling $20,000 for patient medication assistance thanks to a generous grant by the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana. The grant – funded by The Paul Ogle Foundation and the Horseshoe Foundation – was used from June 2009 to June 2010 to provide short-term financial assistance to uninsured patients unable [...]

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Floyd Memorial Weight Management Center Offers Free Gastric Banding Seminars

The Floyd Memorial Weight Management Center, specializing in both surgical and non-surgical weight loss options, will offer free informational seminars on gastric banding surgery in July.  Presented by board-certified General Surgeon Ashley Lankford, M.D., FACS, the seminars are designed to inform patients about the procedure and help them determine if they are good candidates.  Minimally [...]

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Free Seminar Focuses on the Link Between Back Pain and Osteoporosis

While osteoporosis affects all the bones of the body, one of the most common complaints with the condition is back pain due to the amount of pressure placed daily on the vertebrae. In fact, over 40,000 spine fractures are seen annually in patients with osteoporosis. To explain the connection between back pain and osteoporosis, Orthopedic/Spine [...]

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Free Seminar Addressing Arthritis, Joint and Bone Pain Scheduled at Harrison County Library

By age 60, almost everyone has some form of arthritis in at least one joint. With most forms of arthritis, people are faced with pain and swelling of the joints which over time can cause the joint to become severely damaged. With vast improvement in non-surgical treatments and total joint replacement surgery, more and more [...]

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Free Seminar Addressing Arthritis, Joint and Bone Pain Scheduled at Salem Public Library

By age 60, almost everyone has some form of arthritis in at least one joint. With most forms of arthritis, people are faced with pain and swelling of the joints which over time can cause the joint to become severely damaged. With vast improvement in non-surgical treatments and total joint replacement surgery, more and more [...]

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Free Seminar Addressing Arthritis, Joint and Bone Pain Scheduled at Scott County Library

By age 60, almost everyone has some form of arthritis in at least one joint. With most forms of arthritis, people are faced with pain and swelling of the joints which over time can cause the joint to become severely damaged. With vast improvement in non-surgical treatments and total joint replacement surgery, more and more [...]

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