Young gymnast undergoes tibia fracture surgery for two broken legs
Does a broken tibia require surgery and how serious is a broken tibia? Learn more about recovery and walking after a tibia fracture.
What is tarsal coalition of the foot?
Is tarsal coalition rare and is tarsal coalition genetic? Learn more about tarsal coalition and its symptoms, treatment and recovery.
What is flexible flat feet in children?
Flexible flatfoot is common in children. If you notice when your child stands the arch of his or her foot disappears, he or she may have flexible flatfoot.
What is vertical talus?
Vertical talus is diagnosed at birth. It is a rare deformity that babies are born with and is also called congenital vertical talus.
Swimmer rebounds from sports injury
Elyse Heiser rebounds from patellar dislocation after receiving care from Dr. Kosmas Kayes at OrthoIndy. She is now able to swim at a competitive level and got normal back.
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.
What causes intoeing (pigeon-toed)?
Sometimes when a child walks or runs, the feet turn inward instead of pointing straight ahead. This is commonly referred to as intoeing or being “pigeon-toed.”
What is clubfoot deformity?
When an infant’s foot is turned inward, usually so severe that the bottom of the foot faces sideways or upward, it is often referred to as clubfoot.
One-year-old has surgery to repair hip dysplasia
After Nora’s parents began worrying when she didn’t start walking they brought her to OrthoIndy where she was diagnosed with hip dysplasia and would need surgery.
What causes slipped capital femoral epiphysis?
Slipped capital femoral epiphysis occurs when the ball at the head of the thigh bone slips off the neck of the bone. Most commonly, this hip condition occurs in teens.
Bow legged: Causes, symptoms and treatment
When a child with bowed legs stands with their feet together, there is a noticeable space between their lower legs and knees. Learn how bow legs are diagnosed and corrected.
Rickets: Symptoms, causes, prevention and treatment
Rickets is a condition that causes weak or soft bones in children. Learn what causes rickets and how it can be corrected or prevented.
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