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10 09, 2019

The Impact of Obesity on Joint Health

By | 2019-08-20T17:15:04+00:00 September 10th, 2019|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Lifestyle|0 Comments

When discussing health conditions caused by obesity, we most often hear about diabetes and heart disease. But did you know your weight can have a significant impact on your bones, joints and muscles, too? With nearly 40% of American adults considered obese1, it has become one of the most common diseases to adversely affect bone [...]

15 08, 2019

A Second Opinion Before Shoulder Surgery: Interview with Dr. Raymond Carroll

By | 2019-08-15T15:07:44+00:00 August 15th, 2019|Joint Pain|0 Comments

A Second Opinion Before Shoulder Surgery: Interview with Dr. Raymond Carroll If you have been diagnosed with a shoulder injury or disorder and told by a physician that you need surgery, you may want to get a second opinion. A comprehensive exam and diagnosis from a shoulder specialist is the [...]

8 08, 2019

Patient Education Series: Dry Needling

By | 2019-08-20T16:33:35+00:00 August 8th, 2019|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Other|0 Comments

Cary Orthopaedic’s physical therapist, Chad Moses DN/SMT, GTS, CKTP, has produced our Patient Education Series to inform patients about various physical therapy techniques. In this episode, learn about dry needling. Below is an excerpt from the video demonstrating dry needling. Click here to watch the entire video.  Watch Entire Video [...]

11 07, 2019

Recipes to Reduce Arthritis Symptoms

By | 2019-06-06T15:10:53+00:00 July 11th, 2019|Joint Pain|0 Comments

Arthritis pain is never pleasant. While the kitchen may not be the first place you think of to fight arthritis symptoms, an anti-inflammatory diet may help keep pain and swelling under control. Studies have found that certain foods and seasonings can lower the number of inflammatory compounds in the body, so why not considering adding [...]

5 07, 2019

Tips for Healthy Knees

By | 2019-07-11T16:18:29+00:00 July 5th, 2019|Joint Pain|0 Comments

Knee pain and injury are among the most common orthopaedic conditions – for all ages. Overuse injuries can occur in teens experiencing rapid growth spurts, as well as in young adults involved in sports and physical activities who do not stretch sufficiently or allow adequate time for rest and recovery. In older adults, osteoarthritis, or [...]

18 06, 2019

Family Fun Ways to Stay Active This Summer

By | 2019-06-06T15:08:24+00:00 June 18th, 2019|Lifestyle|0 Comments

While the benefits of maintaining an active lifestyle are too numerous to count, exercising outside during the summer can become challenging. As the heat turns up, overheating can become a problem even for the heat-loving. But with ample sunshine and longer days, there are more opportunities for the entire family to get outside and get [...]

6 06, 2019

PRP Injections: Everything You Need to Know

By | 2019-05-14T21:08:51+00:00 June 6th, 2019|Joint Pain|0 Comments

Famous athletes such as Tiger Woods and tennis star Rafael Nadal have made headlines by turning to platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) to help them recover from injury. Doctors are now using PRP for many reasons. While PRP therapy may not work for all conditions, studies have shown that it can play a role in the [...]

21 05, 2019

The Power of Breath

By | 2019-05-13T14:29:44+00:00 May 21st, 2019|Lifestyle|0 Comments

We live in a society that is always hustling – always on the go. The result? Anxiety, depression, high stress, high blood pressure and a host of other disorders. Our solutions may include OTC/prescription medications, self-medicating with alcohol, self-harming behaviors or avoidance altogether. With healthcare costs continually rising, it’s important to utilize all the resources [...]

15 05, 2019

Arthritis Awareness Month: Debunking Arthritis Myths

By | 2019-07-30T17:49:46+00:00 May 15th, 2019|Joint Pain|0 Comments

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month. As one of the most widespread conditions in the U.S., arthritis affects one in four adults, which equates to more than 54 million Americans. We’re taking this time to not only spread awareness but to educate and debunk the four most common myths about arthritis. Arthritis Facts Let's start [...]

8 05, 2019

Direct Access to Physical Therapy

By | 2019-05-08T17:55:34+00:00 May 8th, 2019|Practice News, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

It is a common misconception that you need a referral or prescription to receive treatment from a physical therapist. In fact, a recent survey by the American Physical Therapy Association found that 70 percent of people think a referral is needed to start physical therapy. While this may still be true in some states, there [...]