How do you treat a fractured heel bone (calcaneus fracture)?

How do you treat a fractured heel bone (calcaneus fracture)?

A heel bone fracture, also referred to as a calcaneus fracture, occurs when the heel is crushed under the weight of the body after a fall from a ladder or a car crash.

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Tips to healthy living for former athletes

Tips to healthy living for former athletes

Whether it’s a career ending injury or you aren’t participating in sports anymore, it’s a hard reality to face when you are no longer an athlete and your daily routine changes.

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What does it mean when your hands and feet are swollen?

What does it mean when your hands and feet are swollen?

Jessica Moosbrugger, OrthoIndy clinical nutrition manager and dietitian, explains why your hands and feet may swell and how to reduce swelling with a low-sodium diet.

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College baseball player undergoes elbow surgery

College baseball player undergoes elbow surgery

After injuring his elbow and undergoing Tommy John surgery with OrthoIndy, baseball player returns to the field and continues pitching.

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Two time Olympic athlete returns to gymnastics

Two time Olympic athlete returns to gymnastics

Jake Dalton, two time Olympian, tore his labrum while participating in gymnastics. Dr. Kollias performed SLAP tear surgery and he fully recovered from the sports injury.

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What is trigger finger?

What is trigger finger?

Trigger finger, also known as stenosing tenosynovitis, is a condition that causes a feeling of locking or catching when you try to bend or straighten your finger.

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Preventing overuse injuries of the hand, wrist or elbow

Preventing overuse injuries of the hand, wrist or elbow

Overuse injuries are one of the most common causes of pain in the hand, wrist and elbow. This is primarily due to the repetitive motion related to sports, work or even some hobbies. Learn the treatment and symptoms.

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What to expect during recovery from a hand, wrist or elbow injury

What to expect during recovery from a hand, wrist or elbow injury

A hand, wrist or elbow injury can be a seemingly small injury that has a huge impact on your daily activities. Here we share tips on how to prepare for recovery and expected recovery time.

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OrthoIndy physical therapist runs his 20th Indy mini-marathon

OrthoIndy physical therapist runs his 20th Indy mini-marathon

On the first Saturday of May, over 35,000 runners, walkers and wheelchair racers take over the streets of downtown Indianapolis for The Greatest Spectacle in Running – the OneAmerica 500…

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How can I tell if I dislocated my elbow?

How can I tell if I dislocated my elbow?

An elbow dislocation occurs when the bones of the forearm (the ulna and radius) move out of place with the upper arm bone (the humerus).

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How do you know if you fractured your forearm?

How do you know if you fractured your forearm?

What are the symptoms of a broken forearm? How do you treat a fractured forearm? We answer those questions and more about forearm fracture treatment and healing time.

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Pain in your hand, wrist or elbow? When to seek help from a professional

Pain in your hand, wrist or elbow? When to seek help from a professional

When should you see a doctor for a wrist injury? When should I see a doctor for elbow pain? Or when to seek medical attention for finger injury.

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