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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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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Immediate care for winter injuries

Immediate care for winter injuries

With icy conditions sometimes injuries can’t be avoided; if that’s the case, seek immediate care at one of our Indianapolis urgent care locations.

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After hip trauma, patient returns to climbing mountains

After hip trauma, patient returns to climbing mountains

After a cycling crash, patient seeks hip trauma care with OrthoIndy Trauma Team and returns to hiking and mountain climbing.

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Car accident causes New Zealander to seek trauma care

Car accident causes New Zealander to seek trauma care

When Craig was in Indianapolis for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, he got in a terrible car accident and found himself in the emergency room.

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Traumatic injury threatens patient’s daring lifestyle

Traumatic injury threatens patient’s daring lifestyle

After Doug got in a terrible bike accident he thought his active lifestyle might come to a halt. Fortunately, after a long hospital stay and surgery Doug was able to hike again.

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Elbow injury threatens to take patient’s passion away

Elbow injury threatens to take patient’s passion away

Broken elbow leads patient to surgery in hopes of returning to horseback riding.

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OrthoIndy patient overcomes 4 surgeries in 2 years

OrthoIndy patient overcomes 4 surgeries in 2 years

Terry underwent knee surgery, total knee replacement and treatment for a broken leg within two years. Find out how she was able to return to her normal lifestyle.

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What is a torn bicep tendon at the elbow?

What is a torn bicep tendon at the elbow?

A bicep tendon tear at the elbow is uncommon and usually doesn’t require surgery.

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Fingertip injuries: Symptoms and treatment

Fingertip injuries: Symptoms and treatment

A fingertip injury can cause problems with hand function and may result in permanent deformity or disability.

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