Patient overcomes pain medication addiction after devastating injuries

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.

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What is an electromyography used for?

What is an electromyography used for?

What is an EMG test used to diagnose? Learn more about an electromyography procedure.

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Patient undergoes spinal fusion to relieve nerve pain

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.

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What can be done for thoracic outlet syndrome?

What can be done for thoracic outlet syndrome?

Is thoracic outlet syndrome serious and what are the three types of thoracic outlet syndrome? We discuss symptoms, treatment options and exercises.

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What is blood flow restriction therapy?

What is blood flow restriction therapy?

Does blood flow restriction training work and is BFR training dangerous? Learn more about blood flow restriction training physical therapy.

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Spinal cord stimulation as a treatment for back pain

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.

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How do you get rid of bone spurs?

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.

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Do corns go away on their own?

Do corns go away on their own?

Find out what a corn on the foot looks like, what causes corns to form, how to treat a corn with at-home remedies or when to seek care from a professional..

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Understanding orthobiologics in orthopedic treatment

Understanding orthobiologics in orthopedic treatment

What is orthobiologics, how can orthobiologics and stem cells work together and what about orthobiologics and platelet rich plasma? Here we explain what orthobiologic therapy is and how it can help you.

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How do you tell if a wrist is broken or sprained?

How do you tell if a wrist is broken or sprained?

The different grades of a wrist sprain, wrist sprain symptoms, how to tell if a wrist is broken or sprained, whether or not a sprained wrist will heal on its own and how to rehab a sprained wrist.

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Physical therapy helps patient avoid surgery

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.

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Are massages good for back pain?

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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