In the Mar/Apr 2011 Issue

Floyd Memorial's Gastrointestinal Services are Ranked #1 in Indiana and Best in the Region!

Healthy Bones Initiative Aims to Lower the Occurrence of Fragility Fractures

The National Osteoporosis Foundation estimates that approximately one in two women and one in four men will experience an osteoporosis-related fracture, commonly known as a ‘fragility fracture,’ in their lifetime.

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The Floyd Memorial Heart & Vascular Center: A Look Back at 5 Life-Saving Years

The Floyd Memorial Heart & Vascular Cente rtakes a look back at the last five years.

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Clinical Trials Enhance Quality of Life for Woman Receiving Long-Term Cancer Care

In November of 2005, Marie Thompson learned that she had stage four metastatic colon cancer. While her condition is considered incurable, it is treatable. And by pairing the leading-edge therapies and clinical trials available at the Floyd Memorial Cancer Center of Indiana with her determination and positive attitude, Marie has achieved results and maintained a quality of life far beyond what might have been expected.

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Acupuncture Stops Trooper’s Persistent Hip Pain

It was by coincidence that Dallas Meyer first became interested in acupuncture as a treatment for his hip pain.

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Physical Therapy Helps Patient Recover from Major Auto Accident and Avoid Surgery

On July 22, 2010, Josh Hutslar, a 31-yearold sprinkler fitter from Floyds Knobs, was rear-ended on the interstate by a semi truck. While he initially thought the lower back pain he was experiencing was just soreness from being involved in such a major accident, the development of pain radiating down his right leg made him realize that he needed to seek medical attention.

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Know Before You Go: Myths and Facts About Bone and Joint Conditions

Board certified Orthopedic Surgeon Aniefiok Uyoe, MD, helps differentiate fact from fiction about bone and joint conditions.

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Treat Your Joints with TLC Using These Smart Prevention Tips

When it comes to joint health, the age-old adage, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” really is true. And while it’s best to begin using prevention techniques as early in life as possible, it’s never too late to start protecting your joints. Board certified Orthopedic Surgeon Ganesh Ramachandran, DO, MPH, shares some helpful tips.

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New Physicians on Staff

Find out about new active and courtesy staff physicians.

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Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate Endocrinologist Elected Vice President of Regional Organization

Floyd Memorial Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate and Floyd Memorial Medical Group Endocrinologist, Vasdev Lohano, MD, was recently elected vice president of the Ohio River Region Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE).

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Floyd Memorial Named as One of the Only Two Breastfeeding-Friendly Hospitals in the Region

Floyd Memorial was recently recognized by the International Board of Lactation Consultants in their international care directory of breastfeeding-friendly hospital facilities.

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Treat Yourself to a Massage at Floyd Memorial Rehabilatation Services-Your Body Will Thank You

There’s no denying that massage therapy can be a powerful ally in your healthcare regimen, in fact, research has shown that massage has many benefits.

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Floyd Memorial Medical Group Updates

Learn about new Floyd Memorial Medical Group locations and physicians.

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Patients Find Relief from Knee Pain with Total Joint Replacement

Paul Conrad recently moved to Costa Rica for a well deserved retirement. However, his enjoyment was soon interrupted by pain in his right knee.

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