What is subacromial impingement syndrome?
Repeated overhead motion can cause inflammation in your rotator cuff, making the tendons swell and “catch” on your upper shoulder bone. This is called subacromial impingement syndrome.
OrthoIndy Hospital Achieves Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award for Eighth Year in a Row
OrthoIndy is in the top 5% in the nation for patient safety OrthoIndy Hospital is excited to announce they are a recipient of the Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence AwardTM….
Why do they call it Tommy John Surgery?
Tommy John is a retired pitcher who played Major League Baseball from 1963 to 1989. If your team’s baseball pitcher needs Tommy John Surgery, it usually means overuse caused the UCL to fray, tear or become loose.
What are bone spurs in the hip?
Osteoarthritis is caused by long term wear and tear on your joint and usually occurs in older adults. This can cause little bony projections to form on your bones to protect your weak joint called bone spurs.
6 tips to stay positive after surgery in the summer
Recovering in the warmer months can be easier on your mental health than in the winter. Dr. Shook discusses how to safely take care of yourself, benefits of being outside and tips to stay positive after surgery in the warmer months.
What aggravates facet joint pain?
Your facet joints support your vertebrae movement and your vertebrae make up your spine. Your lower back is designed to bear the weight of your upper body. Facet joint arthritis can cause a lot of pain in your back and can spread if it is not treated.
Avid gardener undergoes simultaneous bilateral knee replacement
Brenda has lived with the pain since 2013. It wasn’t unbearable, but it gradually got worse. Brenda came to OrthoIndy for a consultation with total joint specialist, Dr. Christopher Pomeroy. He determined she needed simultaneous bilateral knee replacements.
Why is playground safety important?
OrthoIndy sports medicine physician, Dr. Michael Thieken, explains some helpful tips to keep your kids play fun and safe. There are a few things to remember to ensure your child’s safety. If an injury does occur, OrthoIndy Urgent Care clinics are open to serve your orthopedic needs.
Patient uses physical therapy to recover from an ACL tear
Victoria tore her ACL dancing. No referral needed, Victoria went to OrthoIndy Physical Therapy to rehab her knee back to normal.
What is internal impingement?
“The Thrower’s Shoulder” refers to an internal impingement. This injury is caused in the “cocking” phase of throwing, when a pitcher is bringing his or her arm back before the swing.
Electric scooter safety tips everyone should know
As scooters grow in popularity, more injuries have been reported. It’s important to educate yourself about the risks of electric scooters and how to keep yourself safe while riding one.
OrthoIndy Offices Re-Opening Schedule
At OrthoIndy, we are committed to the health and wellbeing of our patients, employees and community. As an organization, we are staying on top of the latest updates on COVID-19…
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