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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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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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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Pain forces patient to quit her job

Pain forces patient to quit her job

Emilee had an anomaly in the base of her spine that caused the bottom of her lumbar spine to move and grind against the sacrum bone of the pelvis.

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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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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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First patient in Indiana to undergo surgery with the Mazor X Robotics Guidance System

First patient in Indiana to undergo surgery with the Mazor X Robotics Guidance System

Amanda was the first patient in Indiana to have surgery with the Mazor X Robotics Guidance System. The Mazor X combines pre-operative planning tools and guidance.

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Minimally invasive back surgery allows patient to walk again

Minimally invasive back surgery allows patient to walk again

After back surgery recovery Linda begins to enjoy life again. She walks, does daily tasks and even travels without back pain that consumed her life previously.

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What you need to know about OrthoIndy’s Spine Robotics Program

What you need to know about OrthoIndy’s Spine Robotics Program

Whether you’re back pain treatment options or you’ve already decided to have back surgery, find out how the Mazor X is part of the the latest advances in spine surgery.

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OrthoIndy is the first hospital in Indiana to install the Mazor X Robotic Guidance System for back surgery

OrthoIndy is the first hospital in Indiana to install the Mazor X Robotic Guidance System for back surgery

Mazor Robotics technology provides increased safety and precision for a wide variety of spine procedures, including minimally-invasive surgery and complex spine cases.

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Patient finds neck pain relief without surgery

Patient finds neck pain relief without surgery

When Lucinda experienced a pull in her neck followed by neck and arm pain, she knew she needed to find immediate relief but she wasn’t ready for surgery.

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What is sciatica during pregnancy and is there relief?

What is sciatica during pregnancy and is there relief?

Sciatica during pregnancy is due to the increasing amounts of the hormone relaxin in the mom’s system in preparation for childbirth; however, there are relief options.

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