Norton Community Medical Associates, Norton Now, Norton Primary Care

Amid the fear and restlessness of anxiety, don’t overlook the physical symptoms

The difficulty concentrating and the feeling of dread, irritability or restlessness that come with anxiety can make it difficult to notice some of the physical symptoms of anxiety. Some level of anxiety is normal and a natural reaction embedded in our bodies. For instance, in a dangerous situation, our bodies respond by releasing hormones that…

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Urogynecology, Women's Pelvic Health, Womens Health

8 common causes of pelvic pain

Pelvic pain can be caused by a variety of issues that lead to discomfort, and understanding some of the most common causes of pelvic pain is necessary to help you find appropriate treatment and relief. From gynecologic issues like ovarian cysts and endometriosis to conditions such as urinary tract infections, your health care provider can…

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Labor and Delivery, News, Obstetrics

Norton Clark Hospital receives newborn training mannequin

Recently, Norton Clark Hospital women’s services was gifted a high-fidelity newborn training mannequin. This nearly $30,000 gift was provided by the Community Hospital North Perinatal Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, through the Community Health Network Foundation as part of an annual grant by the Indiana Department of Health. With the new mannequin, named Newborn Tory, Norton…

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Womens Health

Minimally invasive fix for fibroids gives woman her life back

Nearly 10 years ago, Stephanie Mattingly was having pelvic pain and found herself making more frequent trips to the restroom. Living in Canada at the time, she sought out help from multiple medical providers and found out she had a small uterine fibroid. No one, however, suspected that was the cause of her issues. Fast…

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Norton Community Medical Associates

Are you taking the right vitamins? Signs of vitamin D deficiency

You know vitamins are good for you, and you might know humans get vitamin D from exposure to the sun’s warming rays. There are also vitamin D supplements sold over the counter. Low vitamin D levels in your body can make you feel tired, cause bone pain or cause muscle weakness. What does vitamin D…

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Sports Health

What to eat before a workout

If you are looking to adopt a healthier lifestyle or enhance your fitness routine, you may be wondering what to eat before a workout. Proper nutrition is crucial for optimal workout performance. “What you eat can directly impact your energy levels, muscle function and overall fitness outcomes,” said Marisa Faibish, M.S., R.D., CSSD, LDN, lead…

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Ortho - Knee, Orthopedics

How a total knee replacement got her back in the dance line

Sheila King, of Louisville, noticed that her right foot had begun to twist outward. This continued for a couple of years. “It didn’t hurt at all, but it made it difficult to walk,” said Sheila, 71. There was no pain, so she lived with the inconvenience for a while. After an incident on the way…

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Ortho - Knee, Orthopedics

Rediscovering the joy of running after knee surgery

A year after knee surgery, David Sutter has his eyes on the calendar. His target? The CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Half Marathon this November, a 13.1-mile race that winds through a variety of downtown neighborhoods. “I would love to run in that event,” David said following his surgery and physical therapy in 2023. “My last…

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Health Equity, Norton West Louisville Hospital, Recruiting

Norton West Louisville Hospital is now hiring

Norton West Louisville Hospital is just months away from opening its doors to the community. We are now looking to build its care team. “This is one of the most exciting parts of this whole project for me – finding the compassionate caregivers who will make history at this new facility,” said Corenza Townsend, chief…

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Employee stories - Norton Healthcare, Sports Health

Norton Sports Health delivers cold tubs to area high schools in daylong dash

For thousands of area high school athletes, the summer months mean lots of time on the field, practicing for upcoming fall sports seasons. While the hours of practice through the hot summer are designed to improve conditioning and team performance, they also put student-athletes at risk for heat-related illness. That’s where the Norton Sports Health…

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Newest donors gift more than $6 million through Wade Mountz Heritage Society

The 2024 class of the Wade Mountz Heritage Society has made planned gifts of more than $6 million to the Norton Healthcare Foundation and Norton Children’s Hospital Foundation. To date, members of the society have donated $83 million aimed toward health care for the community. “Everyone who is part of this society is part of the vision to…

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Heart Failure, Pulmonary

Sotatercept: A new pulmonary arterial hypertension treatment

A new pulmonary arterial hypertension treatment has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) after completing clinical trials at Norton Pulmonary Specialists and other leading pulmonary hypertension treatment centers around the world. Sotatercept, sold under the brand name Winrevair, has been shown to increase exercise capacity, reduce symptoms that affect day-to-day activities and…

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