Limb lengthening: New option for limb deformity correction
Here we explain how limb lengthening technology benefits patients with limb length inequality and limb deformities.
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
Terry underwent knee surgery, total knee replacement and treatment for a broken leg within two years. Find out how she was able to return to her normal lifestyle.
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
There are over 2,000 ER visits per year for ‘shoe- related’ injuries. Flip-flop shoe wear gone wrong accounts for 25,000 visits a year or 12% of ‘shoe-related’ injuries.
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).
What is posterior tibial tendonitis?
Left untreated posterior tibial tendonitis or posterior tibial tendon dysfunction can gradually result in flatfoot.
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.
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