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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 [...]

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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. [...]

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Try Yoga and Pilates at our Active Yoga/Pilates Open House on May 5

Floyd Memorial Physical Therapy – Charlestown Road is holding an Active Yoga/Pilates Open House on Tuesday, May 5 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wear your workout clothes and try a free mini-class of Yoga, Mat Pilates, Reformer Pilates or Pink Ribbon Pilates for breast cancer surgery patients. Visit informational booths on weight management, custom shoe [...]

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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 [...]

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Floyd Memorial Wound Healing Center Recognized with National Award for Clinical Excellence

New Albany, Ind., (March 2015) – Floyd Memorial physicians, leaders and clinicians gathered today to celebrate the Center of Distinction Award, which was given to the Floyd Memorial Wound Healing Center by Healogics, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services. The Center achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for 12 consecutive months, including patient [...]

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Floyd Memorial Wound Healing Center Offers Tips for People with Diabetes to Take a Step in the Right Direction during National Foot Health Awareness Month in April

New Albany, Ind. –  March 26, 2015 – As many as six million people with diabetes will have a foot ulcer that may result in chronic non-healing wounds and, in extreme cases, lead to amputation. Tragically, those cases are hardly isolated: On average, a staggering 180 amputations a day are performed in the United States [...]

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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 [...]

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Floyd Memorial Hosts Free Colon Cancer Prevention Seminar and Cooking Demonstration March 10

Floyd Memorial will host a free Scope it Out colon cancer prevention seminar and cooking demonstration on Tuesday, March 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Floyd Memorial Paris Health Education Center. The seminar will focus on how you can follow simple strategies to prevent colon cancer. Floyd Memorial general surgeon, Douglas Berg, MD, [...]

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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 [...]

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Floyd Memorial’s Heart Healthy Eating Event Set for February 24

In honor of National Heart Health Month, Floyd Memorial is hosting a free Heart Healthy Eating event on Tuesday, February 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Floyd Memorial’s Paris Health Education Center. Interventional cardiologist Surender Sandella, MD, will discuss the importance of heart health. Registered dietitian nutritionist Sallie Niehoff, RDN, will present information on [...]

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