Heisey, HGB orthopedic surgeon, offers less invasive ACL reconstruction

Dr. Meredith Heisey with Mid-Michigan Orthopaedic Institute is bringing a new, less-invasive anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, reconstruction procedure to Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital.
One of the most common knee injuries is an ACL tear. The ACL is one of four major knee ligaments and it is critical for knee stability. An ACL injury is most commonly sports related, especially in sports that involve sudden stops and changes in direction like basketball, soccer or volleyball. A torn ACL that requires surgery can't be repaired, it must be replaced.

Joint Sparrow and HGB program promotes heart health in honor of American Heart Month

Learn stretching and relaxation techniques or attend a heart healthy cooking demonstration at an interactive heart health event hosted by Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital and Sparrow Hospital.

The free event, celebrating American Heart Month, is 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at AL!VE: Your Community Well-Being Place, 800 Lawrence Ave., Charlotte. No registration is required.

The event also will feature complimentary blood pressure and BMI checks.

HGB focuses on Breast Cancer Awareness in October

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital offers information on the signs and symptoms of breast cancer, its risk factors and preventative measures.

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women beside skin cancer, and the death rate is higher than any other cancer except lung cancer. According to the American Cancer Society about 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime. 

Some of the risk factors include:

Region’s health care organizations collaborate in support of AL!VE

Mid-Michigan benefits from having a variety of community-minded organizations that strive to have a positive impact on the health and vitality of the region they serve. Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital has been joined by Sparrow Health SystemMcLaren – Greater Lansing (formerly Ingham Regional Medical Center), and Eaton Rapids Medical Center, along with the 

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