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5 10, 2023

What is Plantar Fasciitis – Causes and Treatments

2023-09-17T21:55:47-05:00October 5th, 2023|Bone Health, Joint Pain|Comments Off on What is Plantar Fasciitis – Causes and Treatments

Plantar fasciitis is a common orthopedic condition that causes pain in the heel of the foot. The pain is usually more severe in the mornings and subsides as the muscles and ligaments warm up. This blog will explore the causes, symptoms, risk factors and treatment options for plantar fasciitis. What is plantar fasciitis? The plantar [...]

6 09, 2023

14 Foods to Reduce Joint Pain

2023-09-08T11:33:51-05:00September 6th, 2023|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Lifestyle|Comments Off on 14 Foods to Reduce Joint Pain

Cary Orthopaedics originally wrote and published this article in 2017 and has updated it with the latest research and information. Ben Franklin was right when he said: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” We agree! Our orthopaedic specialists encourage patients to adopt dietary and exercise habits that reduce joint pain [...]

21 08, 2023

Common Ankle Injuries and Treatments

2023-07-27T19:31:12-05:00August 21st, 2023|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine|Comments Off on Common Ankle Injuries and Treatments

If you have ankle pain, it is helpful to understand common ankle injuries and treatments. The ankle specialists at Cary Orthopaedics are here to help. Ankles support every step we take. They are susceptible to injuries because of their complex structure and constant use. First, let's take a look at common ankle injuries: Ankle sprains [...]

5 06, 2023

The Difference Between Acute and Chronic Pain

2023-04-16T15:09:01-05:00June 5th, 2023|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Physical Therapy, Spine Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine|Comments Off on The Difference Between Acute and Chronic Pain

At Cary Orthopaedics, our physicians and physical therapists see patients with different types of pain. Pain is how the body signals that something is wrong. Knowing what type of pain we have can help doctors diagnose and treat the issues causing it. Let’s take a closer look at the difference between acute and chronic pain, [...]

18 05, 2023

Benefits of Cross Training for Athletes

2023-04-16T14:51:57-05:00May 18th, 2023|Bone Health, Lifestyle, Sports Medicine|Comments Off on Benefits of Cross Training for Athletes

Cross-training is incorporating a variety of exercises into your regimen to improve your overall fitness and performance in your primary activity or sport. It can benefit athletes and active people of all ages and fitness levels. In this blog, we explore the benefits of cross-training for athletes and show you how to add to [...]

1 05, 2023

Arthritis Awareness Month: Debunking Arthritis Myths

2023-05-01T11:05:16-05:00May 1st, 2023|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine|Comments Off on Arthritis Awareness Month: Debunking Arthritis Myths

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about the prevalence and impact of arthritis. This disease is the number one cause of disability in the U.S., affecting more than 50 million people. In this blog, we share arthritis facts and arthritis myths to raise awareness. What is arthritis? Arthritis is a condition [...]

23 03, 2023

Slip and Fall Prevention for All Ages

2023-03-23T10:21:34-05:00March 23rd, 2023|Bone Health, Lifestyle, Physical Therapy|Comments Off on Slip and Fall Prevention for All Ages

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 [...]

1 12, 2022

10 Commonly Asked Orthopaedic Questions

2022-11-29T20:00:20-05:00December 1st, 2022|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Sports Medicine|Comments Off on 10 Commonly Asked Orthopaedic Questions

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 [...]

10 08, 2022

Osteoarthritis vs Osteoporosis: How are they Different?

2022-08-10T18:03:06-05:00August 10th, 2022|Bone Health|Comments Off on Osteoarthritis vs Osteoporosis: How are they Different?

Two health disorders that are commonly misunderstood are osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. While they may sound similar, they are different conditions targeting separate areas of the body with their own distinct symptoms. Let’s compare osteoarthritis vs osteoporosis to see how they impact your health, learn about risk factors and discover which treatments are available. What is [...]

6 07, 2022

7 Myths About Back Pain

2023-01-03T16:58:35-05:00July 6th, 2022|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Spine Orthopaedics|Comments Off on 7 Myths About Back Pain

Many Americans experience back pain. In fact, back pain is one of the most common orthopaedic issues. Studies indicate that around 80 percent of adults report low back pain at some point in their lives. Usually lasting only a few days to a few weeks, most back problems are considered short-term or acute. The discomfort [...]

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