How much should you walk a day?

How much should you walk a day?

OrthoIndy physical therapist, Casey Wallace explains the benefits of walking, how much you should walk every day and whether or not you can lose weight from walking.

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How do you tell if a wrist is broken or sprained?

How do you tell if a wrist is broken or sprained?

The different grades of a wrist sprain, wrist sprain symptoms, how to tell if a wrist is broken or sprained, whether or not a sprained wrist will heal on its own and how to rehab a sprained wrist.

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Athlete undergoes hip surgery and continues to play soccer

Athlete undergoes hip surgery and continues to play soccer

How do you treat hip impingement? After treatment and surgery for hip impingement athlete continues to compete.

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A patient finds relief through shoulder replacement surgery

A patient finds relief through shoulder replacement surgery

How long does it take to recover from a shoulder replacement and is shoulder replacement major surgery? A patient shares her experience with a total shoulder replacement.

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Malunion vs. nonunion fractures

Malunion vs. nonunion fractures

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.

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Can you get an infection from a fractured bone?

Can you get an infection from a fractured bone?

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.

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Pros and cons of double joint replacement surgery

Pros and cons of double joint replacement surgery

Orthopedic surgeons in the United States perform more than 600,000 knee replacements and about 330,000 hip replacements every year. A bilateral joint replacement is when either both hips or both knees are being replaced at the same time.

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Common motorized vehicle injuries

Common motorized vehicle injuries

OrthoIndy trauma physicians treat injuries related to motorized vehicle accidents including car, truck, motorcycle, four wheeler, ATV, dirt bikes and moped accidents.

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Tell a loved one that joint pain isn’t normal

Tell a loved one that joint pain isn’t normal

Most people experience aches and pain in their joints from time to time. Here we explain when to see a joint pain specialist and how to help your loved one get back to living a pain free life.

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What is a proximal tibia (shinbone) fracture?

What is a proximal tibia (shinbone) fracture?

A proximal tibia fracture is when the shinbone specifically breaks just below the knee. Here we explain proximal tibia fracture symptoms and treatment.

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Longtime farmer has hip replacement surgery

Longtime farmer has hip replacement surgery

After living with hip pain since he was a child, Chad turns to Indianapolis total joint surgeon for a total hip replacement and finally found hip pain relief.

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What is an open fracture (compound fracture)?

What is an open fracture (compound fracture)?

What causes an open fracture, how to treat a compound fracture, open fracture symptoms and how long it takes a compound fracture to heal.

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