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.
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.
Sometimes, athletes 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.
A collateral ligament injury occurs when the MCL or LCL is injured. These ligaments are on the inside and outside of the knee and require immediate treatment.
Although the symptoms and cause between a strain and a sprain are different, the treatment is usually R.I.C.E. (rest, ice, compression and elevation).
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.
After you experience a patellar dislocation for the first time, some patients will experience another dislocation(s) depending on their specific issue.
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.
Whether you spend your Fourth of July on the lake or in your backyard, it’s important to celebrate the holiday safely. OrthoIndy Urgent Care is open for any slip or fall accidents that may occur when you are outside enjoying the holiday.
Zach Veach provides insight on the benefits of rock climbing and Dr. Timothy Dicke, OrthoIndy hand and sports medicine physician, discusses common rock climbing injuries.
The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500®, launched the Indianapolis 500 Mile Challenge, benefiting the 500 Festival.
Whether you are running a trail race or running on a trail alone, trail running is a great way to exercise without putting much stress on your joints.
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