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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 [...]

16 08, 2018

High School Interns Learn Patient Care Behind-The-Scenes at Cary Orthopaedics

By | 2018-08-16T16:26:04+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Practice News|0 Comments

Rising seniors typically don’t spend their last summer as high school students in a doctor’s office, but Cary Orthopaedics was happy to host three outstanding students from Athens Drive Magnet High School for an engaging, five-week internship. Alisha Burkhardt and Julian Viljoen studied under orthopaedic surgeons Dr. Ted Armour and Dr. Mark Curzan and physician [...]

7 08, 2018

Avoid These 5 Inflammatory Foods to Ease Joint Pain

By | 2018-07-23T20:51:50+00:00 August 7th, 2018|Joint Pain|0 Comments

Choosing the right foods is important for everyone, but especially for those who suffer from joint pain and inflammation. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a well-balanced diet should be full of plant-based foods. The FDA recommends two-thirds fruits, vegetables and whole grains, leaving one-third for lean protein and low-fat dairy. While some [...]

24 07, 2018

What Are the Common Signs of an ACL Injury?

By | 2018-07-03T18:31:57+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Sports Medicine|0 Comments

By Dr. Derek Reinke, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine An ACL tear is a dreaded diagnosis for many athletes. It can mean the end of the season, surgery and a prolonged recovery. When an athlete injures his or her knee, what are the typical findings and signs of this injury? Causes of an ACL [...]

11 07, 2018

How Cells in Your Body Can Heal Damaged Discs in Your Spine

By | 2018-06-25T21:20:54+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Practice News|0 Comments

How cells in your body can heal damaged discs in your spine By Dr. Sameer Mathur, board-certified minimally invasive spine surgeon Having treated patients with low back since 2006, I have both witnessed and been part of the evolution of treating spinal problems. In the late 1990s and early [...]