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12 12, 2018

Biohacking to Better Health

By | 2018-12-11T21:12:29+00:00 December 12th, 2018|Lifestyle|0 Comments

In today’s society, we are constantly looking for shortcuts for everything we do. From time management to stress relief to healthy living, we are looking for “hacks” to make our desired results come more easily. But can you really hack your way to better health? With biohacking, yes. While this may sound intimidating, it’s actually [...]

19 11, 2018

Cary Ortho Team Physicians – Supporting Athletes On and Off the Field

By | 2018-11-14T19:21:04+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Sports Medicine|0 Comments

Many of the doctors at Cary Orthopaedics serve as team physicians for sports teams in the Triangle. It’s a rewarding way to support the community and get to know athletes and their families outside of the medical office. Every year, our practice performs physicals for local high school students, with all medical fees donated back [...]

6 11, 2018

How to Easily Strengthen Bones as an Adult

By | 2018-10-17T20:47:30+00:00 November 6th, 2018|Bone Health|0 Comments

As men and women become older, their bones lose mass and strength due to a decline in the body’s bone-rebuilding process. In fact, women can lose up to 5% of their bone mass during the first six years after menopause. In addition to natural bone weakening, adults over the age of 50 are less likely [...]

24 10, 2018

Ice or Heat: What Should I Apply to My Aches and Pains?

By | 2018-10-24T19:48:09+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Joint Pain, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

The application of heat and ice to ease pain has been an approach used throughout the ages, and when administered correctly can be an inexpensive, easy and safe way to treat injuries. So, when should you apply heat and when should you apply ice? This may be the most commonly asked orthopaedic question physicians encounter. [...]

15 10, 2018

New Policy: Credit Card On File (CCOF) Begins November 5, 2018

By | 2018-10-15T21:33:47+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Practice News|0 Comments

Effective November 5, 2018, Cary Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Specialists will offer Credit Card on File to our patients. This is a new way for you to pay your balance without receiving paper statements from us. You will still receive your Explanation of Benefits (EOB) from your insurance company showing what you owe, according to [...]

1 10, 2018

October is National Physical Therapy Month

By | 2018-10-03T13:09:00+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Practice News|0 Comments

It’s National Physical Therapy Month, and Cary Orthopaedics is proud to have an expert team of physical therapists who help improve our patients’ everyday lives! Sponsored by the American Physical Therapy Association, this awareness month exists to both celebrate the hard work of these providers and educate patients on the benefits of PT. Physical therapy [...]

19 09, 2018

What to Know About Orthopaedic Workplace Injuries

By | 2018-07-23T20:43:32+00:00 September 19th, 2018|Practice News|0 Comments

A number of the physicians at Cary Orthopaedics specialize in treating orthopaedic injuries that involve workers’ compensation claims. We have an efficient process in place to provide quality patient care for workers while coordinating with employers to satisfy their workers’ compensation insurance requirements. The best way to deal with workplace injuries is to avoid them [...]

12 09, 2018

Does Long-Distance Running Cause Arthritis?

By | 2018-10-09T11:07:19+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

By Dr. Derek Reinke, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine This is a frequent question I am asked at Cary Orthopedics. Some studies have shown a higher rate of arthritis in runners while others have shown no association or possibly a benefit to running. A recent study in the Journal of Bone and Joint [...]

4 09, 2018

Joint Replacement Surgery: An Interview with Dr. Demetri Economedes

By | 2018-07-30T16:39:53+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Joint Pain|0 Comments

Chronic pain in the knee or hip can be debilitating, making it difficult to enjoy an active life, perform daily tasks, or even get a good night’s sleep. When joint pain is prolonged, it can seriously diminish an individual’s quality of life. If you’re experiencing conditions like this, they’re likely not just physical. Severe [...]

29 08, 2018

What You Need to Know About Grafts in ACL Surgery

By | 2018-07-18T15:02:14+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Sports Medicine|0 Comments

By Dr. Derek Reinke, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine The purpose of a graft in ACL reconstruction surgery is to replace the torn ligament after injury. It is not possible to repair a ruptured ACL by suturing it back together and achieve a consistently stable knee. There are three common choices for a [...]