A patient gets her life back after a complex spine surgery and spinal fusion
How long does it take to heal from an osteotomy and what is the recovery time for spinal fusion surgery? A patient shares her experience.
Spinal fusion allows police officer to remain active
Is a herniated disc serious? Learn about the treatment plan that allowed a police officer to return to work pain-free.
Spinal cord stimulation as a treatment for back pain
What’s the alternative to opiods? How can a physiatrist help you avoid opioid medication? Understand opioid pain medication and spinal cord stimulation as an alternative treatment for chronic pain.
How do you get rid of bone spurs?
What causes bone spurs? What does a bone spur feel like and how do you treat them? We explain.
Active mom’s spine surgery recovery
A patient decides not to ignore the signs that she needs back surgery and shares her recovery.
Why is it bad to sit on your wallet?
While there are many back-related problems and injuries that could be associated with pain, keeping your wallet in your back pocket while you sit for long periods of time could be a cause.
Soldier returns to the National Guard after neck surgery
Major Anderson thought he had a simple pinched nerve that wouldn’t go away, later, he found out he had a herniated disc and would need neck surgery to remain active.
Are massages good for back pain?
Massage therapy reduces muscle stiffness and increases blood flow, which allows more nutrients to reach your muscles. It can help relieve soreness from your muscles as well as relieve pain from a soft tissue injury.
Patient writes a book about scoliosis surgery and recovery
After being diagnosed with scoliosis at 10 years old, patient has scoliosis surgery and writes a book to inspire other adolescents with scoliosis read to stay confident and work hard through their treatment and recovery process.
Heel surgery, physiatry and back surgery help patient
Broken heel bone, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, and pain from a herniated disc bring patient to OrthoIndy. After treatment, she continues to sing.
Latest advancements in robotics and back surgery
Dr. Poulter discusses the benefits of back surgery with a robot, how he is teaching other surgeons and how the robot allows him to develop new spine surgery techniques.
How can I stop slouching?
OrthoIndy sports medicine physician Dr. Scott Gudeman shares how to improve your posture while sitting.
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