Physical therapy helps patient avoid surgery
Convinced he would need a total hip replacement after years of suffering from hip bursitis and hip arthritis, Paul visited OrthoIndy and found an alternative to surgery.
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.
What makes the practice of physiatry a team approach?
A physiatrist is trained to lead this collaborative care and coordinate with a team of medical providers. The team might include nurses, physical therapist or surgeons.
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.
An alternative to surgery allows patient to continue showing sheep
David Bruner wasn’t ready to give up his love for sheep showing. After getting injections for a pinched nerve in his spine from Dr. Osborne, he is now pain-free.
What to expect during a visit with a physiatrist
Once you have made an appointment with a physiatrist, you might be unsure what to expect next. Here we explain an initial visit with a physiatrist, treatment plan and goals.
Giving up pain pills allows patient to find back pain relief
After years of back pain and an increasing amount of addictive pain medication, patient turns to OrthoIndy physiatry to relieve back pain and quit addictive pain medication.
Understanding opioid pain medication and why it isn’t the answer
Although physiatrists do not perform traditional surgery, it is important to note that they do not heavily rely on addictive opioid pain medication to treat patients.
When should I visit a physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor?
If you are experiencing extended pain or you are under the care of a primary care physician and still experiencing pain, it might be time to seek help from a physiatrist.
Non-surgical alternative to knee surgery
Do you have knee pain? Have you been diagnosed with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee? You may be eligible to participate in a clinical trial with Dr. Jack Farr at OrthoIndy.
Can PRP injections decrease your knee pain?
Cartilage restoration specialist explains injection alternatives for some knee arthritis patients who are looking to delay knee replacement surgery.
Patient finds neck pain relief without surgery
When Lucinda experienced a pull in her neck followed by neck and arm pain, she knew she needed to find immediate relief but she wasn’t ready for surgery.
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