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 Offers Advice on Colorectal Cancer and Screening

Cancers of the colon and rectum, often collectively referred to as colorectal cancer, are life-threatening tumors that develop in the large intestine. It is the third most common cancer in the United States. More than 90 percent of colorectal tumors develop from a type of polyp called adenomatous polyps. Adenomatous polyps, also called adenomas, are […]

Floyd Memorial Celebrates National Athletic Training Month in March

National Athletic Training Month, observed during the month of March, is a time to highlight the profession of athletic training and how it positively impacts our global and local communities. Athletic trainers have a long history of providing high quality healthcare for athletes and those engaged in physical activity based on specific tasks. Floyd Memorial […]

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 […]