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.
What are the most common snowboarding injuries?
Dr. Michael Thieken, OrthoIndy sports medicine physician, discusses the most common snowboarding injuries and how to prevent them.
College baseball player returns to the field after a SLAP tear
Cade said his shoulder had been “achy” and “sore” for a while, but he distinctly remembers throwing the ball and feeling the pop in his shoulder. Learn more.
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.
Knee surgery allows patient to resume active lifestyle
ACL graft surgery and a partial knee replacement allow a patient to continue hiking, zip-lining, white water rafting and more after years of arthritis pain.
Top 5 most common soccer injuries
Most soccer injuries involve the lower extremities of the body. Learn more about the five most common soccer injuries and the risks of playing soccer.
Soccer player undergoes two ACL surgeries
After tearing her ACL and getting surgery, Shanna returns to soccer and tears her ACL and meniscus only to get surgery again. But now she’s back in the game.
Martial arts enthusiast undergoes ACL and shoulder surgery
After undergoing knee surgery, Monte returned to his active lifestyle only to have shoulder pain. After shoulder treatment, he has returned to martial arts.
Cheerleader returns to competition after knee surgery
The summer before her senior year of high school Natalie injured her ACL, MCL, PCL, meniscus and dislocated her kneecap; but was able to return to cheering.
Common lacrosse injuries and how to treat them
Lacrosse is considered a moderate risk sport in regards to sustaining injuries. The most common injuries are sprains, strains, bruises, cuts or scrapes.
What are shin splints?
Shin splints are the result of repetitive impact activity such as running or jumping on hard surfaces. Fortunately they can be treated without a doctor’s help.
What is an overuse injury?
Unlike acute injuries, which result from a onetime injury, overuse injuries occur over a period of time, fortunately treatment does not require seeing a doctor.
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