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23 03, 2023

Slip and Fall Prevention for All Ages

2023-03-23T10:21:34-05:00March 23rd, 2023|Bone Health, Lifestyle, Physical Therapy|0 Comments

Slips and falls can cause back, hip and knee injuries. Falls are common in Americans over 65, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), but they are preventable. Injuries from falls do not have to be a part of aging. Our orthopaedic experts offer these tips for trip, slip and fall prevention. Risk [...]

8 03, 2023

Ways to Ease Sciatic Nerve Pain

2023-03-08T13:02:04-05:00March 8th, 2023|Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Physical Therapy, Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

Pain starting in your lower back that runs down your leg may be sciatica. Pressure or damage to the sciatic nerve can cause radiating pain in your lower body. Let’s learn more about this nerve and how to ease sciatic nerve pain. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body. It begins [...]

21 02, 2023

How to Get Better Sleep with Orthopaedic Care

2023-01-30T12:15:18-05:00February 21st, 2023|Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

A good night’s sleep should recharge us and give us ample energy for the day ahead. When you do not sleep well because of chronic pain, you wake up tired. Your body has not rested enough to get you through the day, and many wonder how to get better sleep. Orthopaedic care manages the [...]

7 02, 2023

Tips for the Aging Athlete

2023-01-30T11:51:39-05:00February 7th, 2023|Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

Maturing athletes may be more prone to injuries and muscle strains because of joint wear and tear from years of playing sports and participating in other physical activities. As sports medicine specialists, our orthopaedic doctors, physician assistants and physical therapists routinely work with patients like these. In this article, we offer tips for the [...]

20 01, 2023

10 Most Common Spine Problems

2023-01-03T17:11:09-05:00January 20th, 2023|Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

The spine is a complex structure that supports your body and enables you to walk, twist and move. Back pain or discomfort can limit mobility, affect social participation and cause work limitations. Let’s look at the makeup of the spine and the 10 most common spine problems we encounter at Cary Orthopaedics. Structure of [...]

3 01, 2023

Recommendations & Safety Tips for Winter Exercise

2023-01-13T20:51:36-05:00January 3rd, 2023|Lifestyle, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

Staying active in the winter can be challenging, especially if you like to be outdoors. But maintaining an active lifestyle year-round will keep your muscles strong, improve your physical health and help you manage health conditions like joint pain. In this article, our orthopaedic specialists offer tips on winter exercise and staying active despite the [...]

14 12, 2022

How to Deal with Hip Flexor Pain

2023-01-03T15:39:49-05:00December 14th, 2022|Joint Pain, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

Hip flexors are a group of muscles that allow you to move your legs when you walk, run or bend forward. Pain in the area can occur because of an injury or strain due to strenuous activity or overuse and can interfere with your daily life without proper treatment. What is a hip flexor? [...]

1 12, 2022

10 Commonly Asked Orthopaedic Questions

2022-11-29T20:00:20-05:00December 1st, 2022|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

As a leading orthopaedic clinic in Raleigh and Cary, we get all types of questions from patients about bone and joint conditions. In this article, our ortho experts answer some of the most common orthopedic questions. 1. What is orthopaedic medicine? Orthopaedic medicine is a specialty focusing on the diagnosis, correction, prevention and treatment of [...]

20 09, 2022

What You Need to Know About Cervical Disc Replacement

2022-09-20T16:01:14-05:00September 20th, 2022|Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

In cervical disc replacement surgery, a diseased cervical disc in the neck is removed and replaced with an artificial disc. Cervical discs are the cushions between the vertebra in the neck area that absorb shock and allow you to move your neck. If the space between discs becomes too narrow, they can press on your [...]

6 09, 2022

5 Most Common Sports Injuries

2022-09-08T19:55:20-05:00September 6th, 2022|Sports Medicine|0 Comments

With a new school year comes a new season of high school sports. As a parent, you should watch for the most common sports injuries so your star athlete will not be sent to the sidelines. An estimated two million injuries occur among high school athletes each year. Let’s take a closer look at the most [...]

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