What is an extension fracture pattern?

What is an extension fracture pattern?

Extension fractures are caused by head-on car collisions. This that happens when the small bones in your spine, called your vertebrae, separate from each other because they were extended too far.

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A Pandemic is Not the Best Time for an Injury – Luckily OrthoIndy Urgent Care is Open

A Pandemic is Not the Best Time for an Injury – Luckily OrthoIndy Urgent Care is Open

For the first time in history, we are experiencing a heightened level of uncertainty across the globe from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We have a few of our urgent care facilities open and we are ready to serve you during these uncertain times.

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What can be done for isthmic spondylolisthesis?

What can be done for isthmic spondylolisthesis?

Isthmic spondylolisthesis usually begins with a genetic condition and develops into one of your vertebrae slipping forward. Overuse and physical stress on your lumbar spine, or your lower back, causes the vertebrae to slip more often.

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What are the most common golf injuries?

What are the most common golf injuries?

OrthoIndy hand and sports medicine physician, Dr. Timothy Dicke discusses common golf injuries and how to reduce your risk of experiencing an injury while playing.

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OrthoIndy Urgent Care Still Open During COVID-19 Pandemic

OrthoIndy Urgent Care Still Open During COVID-19 Pandemic

We are committed to our patients. Even though we are in the middle of a pandemic, injuries can still happen. If that happens, three of our OrthoIndy Urgent Care clinics…

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At-home activities for kids

At-home activities for kids

This COVID-19 pandemic has brought families indoors for a few weeks. Here are some ideas to keep you and your children active while you are at home.

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I was told I have a rotator cuff tear

I was told I have a rotator cuff tear

Dr. Chris Bales, sports medicine specialist, discusses what you should look for if you think you have a rotator cuff tear or other shoulder injuries.

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What is spinal fusion surgery?

What is spinal fusion surgery?

At OrthoIndy we help identify the source of your back pain. Learn more about when back surgery is necessary, how a spinal fusion is performed and the recovery time after spinal fusion surgery.

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What is iliotibial band syndrome?

What is iliotibial band syndrome?

Iliotibial band syndrome can slow down your activities. Activities that can bring on symptoms are running, cycling, hiking and walking long distances.

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What is a partial and a complete shoulder dislocation?

What is a partial and a complete shoulder dislocation?

Sometimes sports can get rough, and when your shoulder falls completely out of place, it is called a complete shoulder dislocation. But sometimes, your shoulder is only partially knocked out of place, which is called a partial shoulder dislocation or a shoulder subluxation.

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What causes elbow tendonitis and how do you treat it?

What causes elbow tendonitis and how do you treat it?

THIS POST IS PART OF THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO HAND, WRIST AND ELBOW INJURIES The elbow is made up of bones, ligaments, muscles and tendons. Tendons are flexible, tough bands…

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8 tips to prevent basketball injuries

8 tips to prevent basketball injuries

Dr. Daniel Lehman, OrthoIndy foot and ankle specialist discusses how to treat common basketball injuries and provides tips on how to prevent them.

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