Why is playground safety important?

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.

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What are the most common snowboarding injuries?

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.

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College baseball player returns to the field after a SLAP tear

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.

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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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Knee surgery allows patient to resume active lifestyle

Knee surgery allows patient to resume active lifestyle

Acl graft surgery and partial knee replacement surgery allows a patient to continue hiking, ziplining, white water rafting and more after years of arthritis pain.

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Top 5 most common soccer injuries

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.

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Soccer player undergoes two ACL surgeries

Soccer player undergoes two ACL surgeries

After tearing her ACL and undergoing knee surgery, Shanna returns to soccer and tears her ACL and meniscus only to undergo surgery again. But now she’s back in the game.

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Martial arts enthusiast undergoes ACL and shoulder surgery

Martial arts enthusiast undergoes ACL and shoulder surgery

After undergoing knee surgery Monte returned to his active lifestyle only to start experiencing shoulder pain. After shoulder treatment he has returned to martial arts.

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Cheerleader returns to competition after knee surgery

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; however, after surgery she returned to cheer.

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Common lacrosse injuries and how to treat them

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.

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What are shin splints?

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.

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What is an overuse injury?

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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