Preventing sports-related injuries (and re-injury)

Preventing sports-related injuries (and re-injury)

A lot of sports related injuries can be prevented by following a few guidelines. We provide a few quick tips on how to prevent sports related injury and re-injury.

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Sports injury: See a doctor or tough it out?

Sports injury: See a doctor or tough it out?

If you play sports of any kind or you are an active person, it’s likely you may get injured at some point. But when can you treat your injury at home or when should you see a doctor?

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Hamstring strains: Symptoms and treatment options

Hamstring strains: Symptoms and treatment options

A hamstring strain or pulled hamstring is an injury to the muscles in the back of the thigh. Treatment is usually nonsurgical.

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What is compartment syndrome?

What is compartment syndrome?

Compartment syndrome is a painful condition that occurs when pressure within the muscles rise to dangerous levels.

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Dive deeper into orthopedics

Dive deeper into orthopedics

We thought we would dive deeper into the practice of orthopedics by keeping it short and sweet with interesting facts about orthopedics.

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Muscle strains: Symptoms and treatment options

Muscle strains: Symptoms and treatment options

A muscle strain, also referred to as a pulled muscle or muscle tear, refers to damage to a muscle or its attached tendons. Treatment is usually nonsurgical.

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What to do for a pulled groin

What to do for a pulled groin

A groin pull or groin strain is a common injury among athletes; however, treatment rarely requires surgery and an athlete can return to sport in two to four weeks.

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Patient completes mini marathon after back surgery

Patient completes mini marathon after back surgery

When Christine McCollum came to OrthoIndy for shoulder pain, she had no idea she would end up needing a to see spine specialist that would recommend back surgery.

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Nutrition for before and after a workout

Nutrition for before and after a workout

Whether you exercise a few times per week or compete in triathlons regularly, nutrition plays a huge role in your overall performance and recovery.

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How to recover from a combined knee ligament injury

How to recover from a combined knee ligament injury

Sometimes, an athlete will injure two or more ligaments at the same time, this is referred to as a combined or multi-knee ligament injury and can be very serious.

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Collateral ligament injuries of the knee: Symptoms and treatment

Collateral ligament injuries of the knee: Symptoms and treatment

A collateral ligament injury occurs when the MCL or LCL is injured. These ligaments are on the inside and outside of the knee.

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Why should I consider back surgery with a spine robotics system?

Why should I consider back surgery with a spine robotics system?

Dr. Poulter answers common questions about why he uses the Mazor X™ Robotic Guidance System and how it can benefit patients with back pain or spinal disorders.

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