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9 11, 2020

How to Treat a Torn ACL

By |2020-11-09T19:14:37+00:00November 9th, 2020|Sports Medicine|0 Comments

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most critical components within the knee. Running through the middle of the knee, the ACL controls the motion of the joint and provides stability. As one of the more functional and essential parts of the knee, damage to the ACL can cause serious and long-lasting mobility [...]

9 11, 2020

7 Exercises for Maintaining Hand and Wrist Mobility  

By |2020-10-29T13:52:12+00:00November 9th, 2020|Other|0 Comments

Touch is arguably the most essential sense that we have. Whether it is to play sports, hug someone, or communicate a message. Your hand and wrist mobility are the key to getting things done. As we age, it is natural to start losing strength and flexibility in your hands and fingers. If your hands [...]

7 11, 2020

5 Lifestyle Changes for Back Pain Relief

By |2020-11-09T19:17:53+00:00November 7th, 2020|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Unfortunately, back pain is all too common in today’s world. Our daily lives are structured in a way that can make our back pain worse, like having to sit in front of a computer all day or simply not having the time we need to focus on back pain relief. Back pain is uncomfortable, [...]

29 10, 2020

How To Manage Chronic Pain with Physiatry

By |2020-11-19T15:42:32+00:00October 29th, 2020|Other|0 Comments

Few challenges are as life-altering as unrelenting, chronic pain. Trying to manage life’s demands while enduring daily bone and joint pain is both physically and mentally exhausting. Many people find the quest for pain relief stressful because of the lack of understanding of those around them and the disappointment of yet another ineffective treatment.  [...]

16 10, 2020

Patient Education Series: Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

By |2020-10-16T21:40:56+00:00October 16th, 2020|Joint Pain, Other|0 Comments

Cary Orthopaedics physical therapist Chad Moses, PT, Cert. DN/SMT, GTS, CKTP, Dip. Osteopractic, produces our Patient Education Series to inform patients about various physical therapy techniques. In this episode, he discusses instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization. What is instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization? This video focuses on the most widely-used modality across all our clinics and [...]

6 10, 2020

Workplace Ergonomics, Posture and Back Pain

By |2020-10-22T17:34:46+00:00October 6th, 2020|Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Other|0 Comments

Cary Orthopaedics physical therapist, Arek Kierpal, PT, explains how a simple understanding of good sitting posture and sound workplace ergonomics will go a long way towards minimizing unwanted back and neck pains. Back pain and sitting posture In simple terms, back and neck pain caused by prolonged sitting is usually from poor posture and/or excessive [...]

2 10, 2020

Physical Therapy as a Conservative Treatment

By |2020-10-02T19:44:02+00:00October 2nd, 2020|Joint Pain|0 Comments

As we age, our bodies tend to slow down, injuries set in and the strength we once enjoyed gives way to joint pain and general weakness. There emerges an unsettling realization that affects nearly everyone at some point — developing stability issues profoundly affecting your independence, routines and lifestyle. Surgery can seem to be [...]

9 09, 2020

The Importance of Taking Care of Your Feet

By |2020-08-04T19:11:15+00:00September 9th, 2020|Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

We are careful to take care of most parts of our bodies, from the essential care of our hearts, muscles and joints to the more superficial hair and nail care. However, many people tend to neglect their feet. This issue can become severe when problems with your feet significantly impact your quality of life, and [...]

18 08, 2020

6 Benefits of Staying Hydrated

By |2020-08-18T17:38:33+00:00August 18th, 2020|Lifestyle|0 Comments

The human body is 75% water. For life on Earth to continue, water is the key. Without water, animals, plants and humans would quickly perish. While people consist mostly of water, they still have to continue drinking it to survive. Drinking water keeps your body hydrated and healthy. In order to maintain daily life functions, [...]

3 08, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Achilles Tendinitis

By |2020-10-01T04:27:30+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

Achilles tendinitis is a condition that affects the Achilles tendon that connects the muscles in the back of your calf to your heel bone. Those who are physically active and between the ages of 30-50 are the most likely to develop this issue. While complications can arise if not treated quickly, it is very treatable, [...]