Why is playground safety important?

Why is playground safety important?

OrthoIndy sports medicine physician, Dr. Michael Thieken, explains some helpful tips to keep your kids play fun and safe. There are a few things to remember to ensure your child’s safety. If an injury does occur, OrthoIndy Urgent Care clinics are open to serve your orthopedic needs.

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Osteogenesis imperfecta surgery allows patient to be a kid again

Osteogenesis imperfecta surgery allows patient to be a kid again

5-year-old with osteogenesis imperfecta patient undergoes three surgeries with OrthoIndy surgeon and is able to be a kid again.

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Young gymnast undergoes tibia fracture surgery for two broken legs

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.

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What is tarsal coalition of the foot?

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.

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What is flexible flat feet in children?

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.

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What is vertical talus?

What is vertical talus?

Vertical talus or congenital talus is diagnosed at birth. It is a rare deformity that babies are born with that affects the development of their foot’s arch.

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Swimmer rebounds from sports injury

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.

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Patient writes a book about scoliosis surgery and recovery

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.

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What causes intoeing (pigeon-toed)?

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.”

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What is clubfoot deformity?

What is clubfoot deformity?

When an infant’s foot is turned inward, usually so severely that the bottom of their foot faces sideways or upward, it is often referred to as clubfoot.

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One-year-old has surgery to repair hip dysplasia

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.

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What causes slipped capital femoral epiphysis?

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.

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