We offer a wide variety of services for women's health.
One of the best ways to help you maintain optimum health is through
early detection of breast disease. We want to help you establish a
lifelong program of breast self-exam and mammograms. Your doctor is the
best guide in determining where and how often you should have a
mammogram. However, doctors recommend a yearly mammogram after age 40.
St.Joseph Hospital also offers biopsies using ultrasound and
stereotactic breast biopsy for those occasions when further diagnosis is
Osteoporosis, the loss of bone density, affects 23 million men and
women in America, 75 percent of whom do not even know they have
it. Our center uses DEXA scan, the most advanced way to determine bone
mass to diagnose osteoporosis. This simple, painless test detects
osteoporosis in its earliest stages. And with treatment, regular
exercise and proper diet, you may prevent the disease or lessen its
Our wellness services include:
- Massage therapy:
A treatment for the body. While none of these benefits can be
guaranteed, massage can help you relax, improve circulation, loosen
tight muscles and improve flexibility.
- Yoga classes
Call (765) 456-5000 for massage therapy appointment times and the availability of yoga classes.
Health Resource Center
The St.Joseph Hospital Health Resource Center (HRC) is a unique
health information center that provides St.Joseph Hospital patients,
their families and associates access to health information materials.
The HRC is a quiet, interactive library filled with books, journals,
magazines, brochures and Internet access to keep you informed of topics
that concern women of all ages. The HRC is conveniently located on the
main floor of the hospital across from elevators 3 and 4.
The St.Joseph Higgins Center manager and staff are available for
community speaking engagements regarding women’s and men’s health topics
concerning breast care and osteoporosis. To schedule a speaker, please
call (765) 456-5971.