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Walk-in to expert-level orthopedic urgent care. Get immediate access to expert and affordable orthopedic urgent care for recent bone, muscle, joint or sports medicine injuries. Leave with a personalized treatment plan.

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Ankle

Good ankle mobility is important because it’s the first major joint to absorb shock when moving. It’s easy to forget what a critical role your ankles play in daily activities until you are experiencing pain. Whether caused by a sports injury, walking or long-term degeneration, ankle pain shouldn’t sideline you. Let our team of specialists provide a quick diagnosis and customized treatment plan to help you feel better, faster.

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Elbow

It is hard to do everyday activities when you have an injury or repetitive strain causing pain in your elbow. Simple tasks such as getting dressed or driving can suddenly become difficult. We can provide innovative solutions for even the most severe elbow condition. Let our team of specialists provide a quick diagnosis and customized treatment plan to help you feel better, faster.

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Hand

As one of the most valuable tools we use to accomplish tasks at home, during work or at play, our hand health is vital. If your hands hurt, even simple tasks can become a painful ordeal. Whether you have an injury or repetitive strain causing pain in one or both of your hands, we can help alleviate pain and restore your hand strength. Let our team of specialists provide a quick diagnosis and customized treatment plan to help you feel better, faster.

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Knee

Until you have knee pain, you may not realize how much more your knee does than just help you walk. The knee is the largest joint in our body and helps you move in many ways. Left untreated, knee ailments can also lead to other pain in your lower back, hips, ankles and feet. Let our team of specialists provide a quick diagnosis and customized treatment plan to help you feel better, faster.

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Shoulder

Whether you’re pushing, pulling or lifting things over your head, your shoulder is a key player in physical activity. Pain in this joint, which has the greatest range of motion of all the joints in your body, can be caused by injuries, overuse or changes that happen as we age. Given the complexities of the shoulder, skilled care is vital. Let our team of specialists provide a quick diagnosis and customized treatment plan to help you feel better, faster.

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Back

Your spine supports your body and allows you to perform nearly every movement. Unfortunately, most of us will have the shared experience of back pain at some point in our lifetime. While back pain may come and go, it is important to treat it quickly. Let our team of specialists provide a quick diagnosis and customized treatment plan to help you feel better, faster.

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Foot

Whether from a sudden injury, everyday activity or degeneration, it’s important not to ignore foot pain. Your feet serve as the foundation for your entire body, and their health can impact your overall quality of life. Given each foot is made up of 26 bones, 33 joints and over a hundred soft tissues – and critical to mobility – your feet need expert care. Let our team of specialists provide a quick diagnosis and customized treatment plan to help you feel better, faster.

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Hip

Healthy hips are critical for daily activities, such as sitting, standing, walking and bending, as well as more strenuous physical activities. While your hips can endure a lot of wear and tear, there comes a time when hip pain can keep you from living an active life. When hip pain interferes with your ability to do things you enjoy, it’s time to act. Let our team of specialists provide a quick diagnosis and customized treatment plan to help you feel better, faster.

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Neck

Your neck does more than just provide support for your skull. Although these bones are small and delicate, they enable you to perform a wide range of motions and tasks. Pain in this area can be debilitating and frustrating and, thanks to society’s reliance on electronics, is increasingly more common. Let our team of specialists provide a quick diagnosis and customized treatment plan to help you feel better, faster.

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Wrist

Your wrists make lifting, gripping and twisting possible throughout each day. Left unchecked, wrist pain is not only frustrating but can also cause further damage to your arm and shoulder. Whether an injury or repetitive strain is causing pain in one or both of your wrists, we can help bring relief to everyday tasks and prevent other injuries. Let our team of specialists provide a quick diagnosis and customized treatment plan to help you feel better, faster.

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Your Orthopedic Team

From our start in 1983 as one of the area's first sports medicine clinics, we’ve grown into an independent, regionally-acclaimed, orthopedic specialty practice focused on getting people back to what they do best. At Fortè Sports Medicine and Orthopedics, your care will always be directed by highly skilled orthopedic specialists, who have trained at the highest levels. You’ll get a customized plan of treatment so you start feeling better, faster.
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Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics to provide tactical athlete services for Greenwood Police and Fire

GREENWOOD, IND. – Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics, formerly known as Methodist Sports Medicine, was selected by the City of Greenwood to provide tactical athlete services for its police and […]
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When Is the Right Time for a Joint Replacement?

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CARMEL, Indiana – The Franciscan Health Orthopedic Hospital Carmel and Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics facility is now open. The Orthopedic Center of Excellence offers a full spectrum of care […]
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Forté Fast Orthopedic Care is designed to provide same-day access to orthopedic specialists for acute injuries. In the event of an emergency, its important to know when to visit the ER over a walk-in orthopedic clinic.

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A true Hoosier at heart, Dr. Gary Gettelfinger has been practicing as an anesthesiologist and chronic pain specialist in Bloomington for more than 20 years. Learn more about Dr. Gettelfinger at https://bit.ly/3NfjBs0.

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Since the very beginning, our docs have played an active role in the community through sports. We're proud to see Drs. Michael Bender and Joseph Maratt sharing that same passion with their little athletes.

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As the tactical athletic trainer for Greenwood Police and Fire, Dave Walston keeps police officers and firefighters in top physical shape — which ultimately, makes the community safer. Read more in the story covered by the @DailyJournalNet https://bit.ly/3L9gZKQ

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