Understanding opioid pain medication and why it isn’t the answer

Understanding opioid pain medication and why it isn’t the answer

Although physiatrists do not perform traditional surgery, it is important to note that they do not heavily rely on addictive opioid pain medication to treat patients.

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When should I visit a physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor?

When should I visit a physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor?

If you are experiencing extended pain or you are under the care of a primary care physician and still experiencing pain, it might be time to seek help from a physiatrist.

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Improved outcomes with the Mazor X™ Robotic Guidance System for back surgery

Improved outcomes with the Mazor X™ Robotic Guidance System for back surgery

Dr. Greg Poulter, OrthoIndy spine surgeon, is seeing improved outcomes in his patients with the use of the Mazor X Robotic Guidance System for back surgery.

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What are the health benefits of eating pumpkin?

What are the health benefits of eating pumpkin?

OrthoIndy clinical nutrition manager, Jessica Moosbrugger, discusses the benefits of eating pumpkin.

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Neurofibromatosis: Symptoms, causes and treatment

Neurofibromatosis: Symptoms, causes and treatment

Neurofibromatosis affects the growth and development of nerve cell tissues, which can cause tumors to grow on nerves. Learn how neurofibromatosis in children is treated.

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What is Erbs palsy (brachial plexus birth palsy)?

What is Erbs palsy (brachial plexus birth palsy)?

Most commonly, Erb’s palsy is caused when an infant’s neck is stretched to the side during a difficult delivery. Learn about the symptoms of Erb’s palsy and how it’s diagnosed.

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Juvenile arthritis: Signs, types and treatment

Juvenile arthritis: Signs, types and treatment

What are the symptoms of juvenile arthritis and can juvenile arthritis go away? Learn this and more including how it’s diagnosed and treated.

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Recognizing and treating limb length discrepancy

Recognizing and treating limb length discrepancy

A difference between the lengths of the arms or legs is referred to as limb length discrepancy. Treatment depends on the length of the discrepancy, the child’s age and the cause.

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The Ketogenic diet for beginners

The Ketogenic diet for beginners

OrthoIndy total joint specialist Dr. Eric Monesmith discusses the Ketogenic diet.

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Scoliosis surgery allows patient to continue racing

Scoliosis surgery allows patient to continue racing

After a spinal fusion for her scoliosis, patient returns to racing cars and living a competitive lifestyle.

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Knee pain but not ready for surgery?

Knee pain but not ready for surgery?

Is the cartilage in your knee damaged and have you been told you may need knee surgery? OrthoIndy is now participating in an investigation of a new approach to knee cartilage repair.

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Three health benefits of yoga

Three health benefits of yoga

Yoga can do a lot for the human body and can be worked into any lifestyle or schedule. OrthoIndy spine surgeon explains three advantages of doing yoga.

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