May is National Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month

National Melanoma Skin Cancer Awareness Month, observed during the month of May, is a time to raise awareness of skin cancers, encourage prevention and early detection through self-exams. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, on average, one American dies from melanoma every hour. In 2015, it is estimated that 9,940 deaths will be attributed […]

Floyd Memorial Celebrates Stroke Awareness Month on May 5

As a provider for stroke patients, Floyd Memorial is celebrating National Stroke Awareness Month in May with a special Stroke Awareness Day on May 5 from 11 am to 1 pm in Floyd Memorial Hospital’s main lobby. Blood pressure screenings, risk and prevention information, support services and giveaways will be available. Registration is not required. […]

Free Conservative Back Pain Treatment Seminar Set for April 30

Floyd Memorial is offering a free Conservative Back Pain Treatment Seminar on Thursday, April 30 from 6 to 7 pm in the Paris Health Education Center. Floyd Memorial Spine Center nurse practitioner Autumn Allgeier, NP, along with physical therapist Tyler Helm, PT, DPT, will discuss conservative treatments that may help with your back pain. Discover […]

Floyd Memorial Orthopedic Group Launches New Accelerated Joint Replacement Recovery Program

Recently, Floyd Memorial Medical Group – Orthopedics launched an Accelerated Joint Replacement Recovery Program to help hip, knee and shoulder joint replacement patients recover more quickly with less pain. The accelerated approach uses a combination of medications and anesthesia techniques that work on many different receptors both in the brain and the periphery to reduce […]

Floyd Memorial Offers Free Stroke Seminar

Floyd Memorial is offering a free Can You Spot a Stroke? seminar on Monday, January 19 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Paris Health Education Center. Board certified neurologist Ajmal Bangash, MD, will discuss the signs and symptoms of stroke, the latest advancements in treating stroke and how you can reduce your risk. Anyone […]

Floyd Memorial Offers Free Joint Pain Seminar December 4

Floyd Memorial is offering a free Joint Pain Seminar on Thursday, December 4 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Floyd Memorial Paris Health Education Center in New Albany. This is a perfect opportunity for those who are having trouble with daily activities due to pain in the knees or hips to learn about advanced […]

Floyd Memorial Wound Healing Center Working to Raise Awareness of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

The Floyd Memorial Wound Healing Center, a member of the Healogics network, is participating in a National Diabetes Campaign from October 27 to October 31. The Floyd Memorial Wound Healing Center offers advanced therapies to patients suffering from chronic wounds like diabetic foot ulcers.  Program directors across the nation will dedicate the entire week to […]

Floyd Memorial Celebrates World Stroke Day October 29

As a provider for stroke patients, Floyd Memorial is celebrating World Stroke Day on Wednesday, October 29. According to the National Stroke Association, stroke is the fourth leading cause of death and a leading cause of serious, long-term adult disability in the U.S. A stroke can happen to anyone at any time, regardless of race, sex […]