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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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The staff at Forté was so welcoming from the beginning. They had a plan in place to help me progress between each appointment and helped me reach my goal of getting back to active living after spraining my ankle.

Stacy Royer, Ankle and Forté Fast Patient

My experience was incredible from the first moment I walked through the doors using the walk-in clinic. I had my initial evaluation, x-rays, physical therapy and surgery all under one roof — it's a one-stop shop.

Tim Griffin, Knee, Elbow and Shoulder Patient

I enjoy how the doctors and physical therapists work closely together with dancers. I wouldn't be where I am today without my care team at Forté.

Abigail Marten, Hip Patient and Company Artist at Indianapolis Ballet

For me, art is not a way of living. It's a way of life. I can't imagine going anywhere else but Forté. Dr. Lance Rettig did to my hands what I do to the drawing board. I'm so grateful.

Kevin Wilson, Hand Patient

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Our doctors work to advance medical science by conducting research and training the next generation of orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine physicians.
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The one thing athletes want most - Return to Play

As athletic trainer Sara Myers guides athletes through their rehabilitation journey, she enjoys proving to patients that they are stronger than they think. The Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics Return […]
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Celebrating the Forté Legacy on Founders Day

By Bill Benner, Sports Journalist It began in a hospital basement. Certainly, what’s now known as Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics today enjoys a much more elevated view of the […]
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Improving Patient Confidence and Range of Motion with Underwater Treadmill Therapy

In water, many of her patients perform activities and exercises that they cannot do on land, Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics physical therapy assistant Andrea Glass finds. For example, those […]
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MEET THE DOC: As a board certified physician, Dr. Dale Snead specializes in treating athletic injuries and adults with upper extremity disorders. He is a team orthopedic consultant for Purdue Athletics, Wabash College Athletics and the team physician for Warren Central High School.Learn more about Dr. Snead here: bit.ly/3PRB23O#BackToYourForte #sportsmedicine #orthopedics ... See MoreSee Less
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The one thing athletes want most is to get back to their sport after an injury. That is why Forté Sports Medicine and Orthopedics developed the Return to Play program. Hear more from Sara Myers, athletic trainer, about the program's unique collaboration between physicians, physical therapists and athletic trainers at bit.ly/3BSxZ5s.#BackToYourForte #orthopedics #sportsmedicine #injuryrecovery ... See MoreSee Less
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Forté Orthopedic Research Institute hosted their annual golf outing, The Laddie, this week to benefit the medical research and education undertaken by orthopedic surgeons and clinical researchers. Learn more about Forté Orthopedic Research Institute at forteinstitute.org.#BackToYourForte #orthopedics #sportsmedicine #medicalresearch ... See MoreSee Less
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