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.
Is it harmful to crack my knuckles?
OrthoIndy total joint physician, Dr. Troy Roberson, explains the myth behind knuckle cracking.
Retired firefighter undergoes cervical spine surgery
During a routine training, John’s commitment to being a firefighter was threatened when he felt a twinge in his upper back. Learn how he found treatment for his back pain.
Patient undergoes back surgery for a herniated disc and finds relief
Back surgery for a herniated disc allows high school athletic director and varsity baseball coach to return to work without back pain.
OrthoIndy now offering FREE spine MRI review
If you had an MRI of the spine completed at another facility, you can request your scan be reviewed without ever coming into our office or scheduling an appointment.
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