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19 04, 2022

Why is Physical Therapy So Important for Post-Surgery Rehabilitation?

2022-04-25T20:35:11-05:00April 19th, 2022|Physical Therapy|0 Comments

There are over seven million orthopedic surgeries each year. That is an astounding amount of people helped through surgery. But, recovering from bone or joint surgery is not always a piece of cake. For that reason, physical therapy has been the tried and true method relied upon by medical professionals for years to achieve successful post-surgical [...]

6 04, 2022

What Is a Sports Medicine Doctor?

2022-03-09T20:27:07-05:00April 6th, 2022|Sports Medicine|0 Comments

When you think of sports medicine, you might imagine a sports medicine doctor or physical therapist on the field helping your favorite football star as he's whisked away after a severe injury. Sports medicine is about more than just the action on the field, however. It's a comprehensive field of medicine that encompasses all aspects [...]

24 03, 2022

What to Do About a Pinched Nerve

2022-02-17T19:50:01-05:00March 24th, 2022|Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

Is cervical radiculopathy getting on your nerves? It’s a pain unlike any other, radiating along the entire axon terminal of the nerve. Have you ever felt this? It’s likely, being that about 85 out of every 100,000 adults in the US are affected by a pinched nerve. Though people of any age can experience this, [...]

8 03, 2022

What is the Graston Technique?

2022-01-25T21:41:27-05:00March 8th, 2022|Physical Therapy|0 Comments

A type of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization used for injury recovery, the Graston Technique is most commonly applied by chiropractors, massage therapists, occupational therapists, osteopathic physicians and physical therapists. The technique was founded by an amateur water-skiing athlete who suffered a debilitating knee injury. Upset by the rehabilitation success rate after having surgery and conventional [...]

22 02, 2022

The Anatomy of the Foot

2022-02-22T16:34:09-05:00February 22nd, 2022|Bone Health, Lifestyle|0 Comments

The human foot needs numerous functions to work effectively and efficiently. The anatomy of the foot can be divided into three main sections that include the forefoot, midfoot and hindfoot. There are joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments throughout these sections. Cary Orthopaedics’ foot and ankle specialists focus not only on treating the symptoms of foot [...]

10 02, 2022

Radiofrequency Ablation and How it Can Help Back Pain

2022-12-07T20:09:58-05:00February 10th, 2022|Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

Back pain is a common, pressing issue throughout the world. One study found that around 65 million Americans report a recent episode of back pain. Some 8% of all adults (16 million people) experience persistent or chronic back pain and as a result, are limited in certain everyday activities. There are several treatments available to [...]

24 01, 2022

The Importance of Balance as You Age

2022-01-24T17:18:02-05:00January 24th, 2022|Other|0 Comments

As children, we develop good balance from jumping, walking along walls, spinning and climbing. As adults, we often take balance for granted. But, it’s important to remember that the complex system of balance needs regular attention to function properly and avoid injury.  Here, physical therapist Kevin Raymond, PT, DPT, Cert DN, OCS, provides valuable insight [...]

11 01, 2022

Why You Can’t Go Wrong with Getting Strong 

2022-01-11T20:08:39-05:00January 11th, 2022|Other|0 Comments

There are countless benefits to exercising regularly, particularly strength training. If done right, a regular exercise routine can improve your quality of life, whether you want to improve your golf game, be more agile on the tennis court, get up and down from the floor easier, keep up with your grandkids, or stand and walk [...]

4 01, 2022

Patient Education Series: Laser Therapy

2022-01-24T17:19:03-05:00January 4th, 2022|Physical Therapy|0 Comments

Cary Orthopaedics physical therapist, Chad Moses, PT, Cert. DN/SMT, GTS, CKTP, Dip. Osteopractic, has produced our Patient Education Series to inform patients about various physical therapy techniques. In this episode, athletic trainer, Craig L. Gage, LAT, ATC, CKTP, discusses laser therapy. What is laser therapy? Laser therapy is an FDA-approved method [...]

16 12, 2021

Hand Fractures: Symptoms and Treatment

2021-12-01T20:38:33-05:00December 16th, 2021|Bone Health|0 Comments

A broken bone is an extremely common injury, with over 6 million people in the United States breaking a bone every year. A normal hand has 27 bones and any of them can fracture. A fractured bone is the same as a broken bone and takes time to heal properly. Hand fractures can happen for [...]

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