How do I know if I sprained my knee?

How do I know if I sprained my knee?

Your knee joint is strong with thick tissues called ligaments keeping it together. When you turn your knee too far, ligaments stretch and cause a knee sprain.

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Complex knee pain brings Ohio native to OrthoIndy

Complex knee pain brings Ohio native to OrthoIndy

Knee pain causes a patient to drive four hours for a solution. After complex knee surgery and reconstructive osteotomy patient finally feels pain-free again.

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How to recover from a combined knee ligament injury

How to recover from a combined knee ligament injury

Sometimes, an athlete will injure two or more ligaments at the same time, this is referred to as a combined or multi-knee ligament injury and can be very serious.

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Collateral ligament injuries of the knee: Symptoms and treatment

Collateral ligament injuries of the knee: Symptoms and treatment

A collateral ligament injury occurs when the MCL or LCL is injured. These ligaments are on the inside and outside of the knee.

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What is the difference between a strain and a sprain?

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).

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Are sprains and strains just part of the game?

Are sprains and strains just part of the game?

It seems like every athlete experiences a sprained ankle or a strained muscle in their career. In fact these minor injuries cause the majority of sports injuries.

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What causes recurrent patellar (knee cap) dislocations?

What causes recurrent patellar (knee cap) dislocations?

After the first patellar (knee cap) dislocation, a percentage of patients will experience another dislocation(s) depending on their specific issue.

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Common basketball injuries

Common basketball injuries

As basketball season takes off it’s important to remember that there are dangers involved and a risk of injury for those who take part in the running, jumping and fast-paced demands of the sport.

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What are the most common snowboarding injuries?

What are the most common snowboarding injuries?

Dr. Michael Thieken, OrthoIndy sports medicine physician, discusses the most common snowboarding injuries and how to prevent them.

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How do you prevent arm injuries in baseball?

How do you prevent arm injuries in baseball?

Dr. Tim Dicke, OrthoIndy hand, wrist and elbow specialist, will discuss common injuries in baseball and provide tips on how to prevent overuse injuries.

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ACL reconstruction recovery gets athlete back in the game

ACL reconstruction recovery gets athlete back in the game

What to expect after ACL surgery: Year-round middle school athlete undergoes ACL reconstructive surgery.

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Five summer training tips for football players

Five summer training tips for football players

What are common overuse football injuries? Learn more about high school football summer strength and conditioning.

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