At-home activities for kids
This COVID-19 pandemic has brought families indoors for a few weeks. Here are some ideas to keep you and your children active while you are at home.
I was told I have a rotator cuff tear
Dr. Chris Bales, sports medicine specialist, discusses what you should look for if you think you have a rotator cuff tear or other shoulder injuries.
What is spinal fusion surgery?
At OrthoIndy we help identify the source of your back pain. Learn more about when back surgery is necessary, how a spinal fusion is performed and the recovery time after spinal fusion surgery.
What is iliotibial band syndrome?
Iliotibial band syndrome can slow down your activities. Activities that can bring on symptoms are running, cycling, hiking and walking long distances.
What is a partial and a complete shoulder dislocation?
Sometimes sports can get rough, and when your shoulder falls completely out of place, it is called a complete shoulder dislocation. But sometimes, your shoulder is only partially knocked out of place, which is called a partial shoulder dislocation or a shoulder subluxation.
What causes elbow tendonitis and how do you treat it?
THIS POST IS PART OF THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO HAND, WRIST AND ELBOW INJURIES The elbow is made up of bones, ligaments, muscles and tendons. Tendons are flexible, tough bands…
8 tips to prevent basketball injuries
Dr. Daniel Lehman, OrthoIndy foot and ankle specialist discusses how to treat common basketball injuries and provides tips on how to prevent them.
Student finds relief from chronic knee instability
Chronic knee pain was nothing new for Hillary Carnall. But when she found out surgery could cure her pain for good, everything changed.
What is a reverse shoulder replacement?
Your rotator cuff protects your shoulder joint. When you have a tear in your rotator cuff and your shoulder is also affected by arthritis, you may consider a reverse shoulder replacement.
Amputation gives patient a second chance
Despite the constant pain she faced from rheumatoid arthritis in her ankle, Sarah was always determined to find a solution to live without pain.
Patient lives pain-free after choosing shoulder surgery
Shoulder pain can prevent you from your everyday activities. When Cory Peter ruptured his bicep and tore his rotator cuff, he turned to his friend, Dr. Matthew Lavery, for help.
7 tips for working out in cold weather
You burn more calories training in the cold because your body has to use more energy to keep your body warm. OrthoIndy sports medicine physician, Dr. Chris Bales discusses tips and benefits for cold-weather training.
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