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.
Dr. Michael Thieken, OrthoIndy sports medicine physician, discusses the most common snowboarding injuries and how to prevent them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After undergoing knee surgery, Monte returned to his active lifestyle only to have shoulder pain. After shoulder treatment, he has returned to martial arts.
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.
Lacrosse is considered a moderate risk sport in regards to sustaining injuries. The most common injuries are sprains, strains, bruises, cuts or scrapes.
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.
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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