Back pain relief with surgery and therapy
Back problems are scary. Back surgery even more so. But surgery can give you the life you love. Read Sue’s story to learn how spine surgery brought her freedom.
OrthoIndy patient overcomes 4 surgeries in 2 years
Spring break: the time of year that most families look forward to as they get ready to head south for warm weather, rest and relaxation. The Stumpf family headed to…
Do I need a total ankle replacement?
An ankle replacement can relieve pain related to ankle arthritis and maintain motion in the ankle joint.
When you should and shouldn’t wear flip-flops
OrthoIndy foot specialist, Dr. Michael Shea, explains the do’s and don’ts of flip-flops. Jimmy Buffett said it best, “I blew out my flip-flop, stepped on a pop top, cut my…
Do I have a broken ankle?
Severe ankle sprains often feel the same as an ankle fracture and are often treated similarly.
What is sever’s disease?
Children with Sever’s disease usually have symptoms go away on their own within two weeks to two months; however, there are treatment options to relieve pain.
What is the difference between a strain and a sprain?
Although there is a difference between a strain and a sprain treatment is usually R.I.C.E. (rest, ice, compression and elevation).
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
One of the most common problems of the foot and ankle, posterior tibial tendonitis or posterior tibial tendon dysfunction, occurs when the posterior tibial tendon becomes inflamed or torn. Left…
What is plantar fasciitis?
The most common cause of plantar fasciitis is too much pressure on the bottom of the feet; however there are treatment options that don’t require visiting a doctor.
How to treat a broken metatarsal
A metatarsal fracture occurs when one of the five long bones of the midfoot is broken and you experience an inability to walk.
What is a bunion?
Usually bunions are treated without surgery to reduce pain and keep the it from worsening; however, it will not reverse development.
Do I have a sprained ankle?
Ankle sprains are extremely common injuries that can usually be treated without surgery using rest, ice, compression and elevation.
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