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.
Patient overcomes pain medication addiction after devastating injuries
How do you manage pain without medication? Learn more about one patient’s journey of overcoming addiction from pain killers.
English teacher reclaims her life after undergoing minimally invasive spine surgery
OrthoIndy patient returns to teaching and reclaims her life after undergoing minimally invasive spine surgery with Dr. Gregory Poulter, OrthoIndy spine surgeon.
Patient undergoes spinal fusion to relieve nerve pain
What can I expect after a spinal fusion? One patient tells her story about life after spinal fusion and how she overcame her back pain.
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.
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