After bone trauma, difficulty with bone healing or alignment can occur. This is referred to as a malunion or nonunion and may make the return to function a challenge.
Most broken bones do not lead to infections. In rare cases, fractures, particularly open fractures, can lead to infection and a long treatment and recovery process.
OrthoIndy trauma physicians treat injuries related to motorized vehicle accidents including car, truck, motorcycle, four wheeler, ATV, dirt bikes and moped accidents.
A proximal tibia fracture is when the shinbone specifically breaks just below the knee. Here we explain proximal tibia fracture causes, symptoms and treatment.
What causes an open fracture, how to treat a compound fracture, open fracture symptoms and how long it takes a compound fracture to heal.
A pilon fracture occurs when your bone breaks or fractures at the bottom of the shinbone, close to your ankle. Learn more about trauma care at OrthoIndy.
Slip and fall injuries can be a costly expense. Learn more about the most common slip and fall accidents that may lead to treatment by a trauma specialist.
Lawn mowers are powerful machines which can lead to very serious injuries. Learn more about different types of lawn mower injuries and lawn mower safety.
What are the symptoms of a broken forearm? How do you treat a fractured forearm? Learn more about forearm fracture symptoms, treatment and recovery time.
A distal humerus fracture is a break in the lower end of the upper arm bone. this can happen because of having weak bones. Learn more about OrthoIndy Trauma.
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. Learn more.
An olecranon fracture is a break in the tip of the elbow. It’s located right under the skin, making it easy to break. Learn more about trauma care at OrthoIndy.
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