Patient testimonial: family birth center

At Logansport Memorial Hospital, our team of OB/GYNs, pediatricians, caring nurses, and certified lactation consultants provides the comprehensive and personalized care that has earned us designation as a Baby-Friendly Hospital.

We're proud to be right here in north-central Indiana, delivering care that exceeds the expectations of families in our community. And for mothers like Gabby Thomas -- this close to home, exceptional care is what made her journey so special.

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Common running injuries and how to treat them

Running is a great way to improve your cardiovascular fitness, but it can take a toll on your body, especially your knees, calves, and feet. Some of the most common running injuries that orthopedic doctors treat include:

  • Achilles tendonitis
  • ITB (iliotibial band syndrome)
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Runner's knee (patellofemoral pain syndrome)
  • Shin splints (medial tibial stress syndrome)

Most runners experience occasional stints of short-term pain that go away on their own (usually caused if you forget to warm up, overtrain, or don't wear the best footwear for running).

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Logansport Memorial celebrates National Healthcare Volunteer Week

Logansport Memorial Hospital is fortunate to have nearly 50 volunteers who dedicate their time and talent to help our hospital provide high quality healthcare to our community. During National Healthcare Volunteer Week, recognized from April 19-23 this year, LMH would like to recognize the group of men and women for their commitment to patient care, and their compassion toward our patients, our staff, and our community. 

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Diagnostic imaging exams explained

Ever wonder why your doctor recommended that you see a radiologist to get a diagnostic imaging exam? Providers order these procedures whenever they want to understand better what is happening inside a patient’s body—without doing surgery.

If your physician thinks that you might have a specific condition, disease, or injury, sometimes they can use your imaging results to strengthen their diagnosis. With this added information, your care team can provide a more personalized treatment plan to help you.

The type of imaging exam that most people are familiar with is an X-ray, but there are many other varieties, and each is used for different purposes.

Read on to find out more about X-rays and other common types of imaging exams. Plus, learn the typical reasons why doctors order them.

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Carpal tunnel syndrome and treatment

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that can cause tingling, numbness, and weakness in your hand. This happens when the median nerve -- which runs the length of your arm and through your hand -- is compressed. This nerve controls the movement and feeling in your thumbs and fingers, with the exception of your pinky on each hand.

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