What is a distal humerus fracture?

What is a distal humerus fracture?

A distal humerus fracture is a break in the lower end of the upper arm bone. Distal humerus fractures can be the result of weak bones. Learn more about OrthoIndy Trauma.

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Radial head fracture: Symptoms and treatment options

Radial head fracture: Symptoms and treatment options

It’s human instinct to break a fall with your hands. But sometimes the force can travel up your forearm bones and cause a radial head fracture.

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What is an olecranon fracture (broken elbow)?

What is an olecranon fracture (broken elbow)?

An olecranon fracture is a break in the tip of the elbow. It’s located directly under the skin, making it an easy bone to break. Learn more about trauma care at OrthoIndy.

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Heel surgery, physiatry and back surgery help patient

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.

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What is a fractured talus (broken ankle)?

What is a fractured talus (broken ankle)?

Because of the high-energy force that causes a broken ankle or talus fractures, surgery is almost always necessary and depends on the severity and type of fracture.

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What is a femur shaft fracture (broken thighbone)?

What is a femur shaft fracture (broken thighbone)?

A broken thighbone is a medical emergency. Call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. OrthoIndy Trauma physicians are located at St.Vincent Indianapolis Level I Trauma Center.

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Pelvis fracture: Causes, treatment and recovery

Pelvis fracture: Causes, treatment and recovery

A broken pelvis can be a medical emergency. Call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. OrthoIndy Trauma is located at St.Vincent Indianapolis Level I Trauma Center.

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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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Simple trip and fall leads patient to trauma surgeon

Simple trip and fall leads patient to trauma surgeon

Jo was going on a simple walk in the park when she tripped and fell, traumatically breaking her leg. After searching for the right doctor she found herself at OrthoIndy.

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What is compartment syndrome?

What is compartment syndrome?

Compartment syndrome is a painful condition that occurs when pressure within the muscles rise to dangerous levels.

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How to treat a fracture after total hip replacement

How to treat a fracture after total hip replacement

Although these fractures are rare, breaking your femur bone around the implant after a total hip replacement almost always requires surgery.

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Lawn mower accident brings 3-year-old to trauma doctor

Lawn mower accident brings 3-year-old to trauma doctor

After Kelden fell off a riding lawnmower and was swept under with his foot, his parents desperately searched for an alternative to amputation.

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