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11 05, 2022

What’s the Difference Between a Fracture and a Break?

By |2022-03-29T20:47:15+00:00May 11th, 2022|Bone Health|0 Comments

Have you ever wondered what’s the difference between a fracture and a break? The simple answer is that fracture is the medical term for a broken bone. So, a fracture and a break are essentially the same things. However, there is a difference between a fracture and a sprain. Here, we will go over what [...]

22 02, 2022

The Anatomy of the Foot

By |2022-02-22T16:34:09+00:00February 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 [...]

16 12, 2021

Hand Fractures: Symptoms and Treatment

By |2021-12-01T20:38:33+00:00December 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 [...]

20 04, 2021

What is a Total Hip Replacement?

By |2021-03-04T16:27:39+00:00April 20th, 2021|Bone Health, Joint Pain|0 Comments

While the idea of any major surgery might be frightening, a total hip replacement, sometimes called total hip arthroplasties, is common. In the United States alone, orthopedic surgeons perform an estimated 450,000 total hip replacements every year, and researchers expect that number to rise. The popularity of total hip replacements stems from their effectiveness. Up [...]

9 02, 2021

What to Do When You Throw Your Back Out

By |2022-03-14T19:57:07+00:00February 9th, 2021|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

As a major support structure for your body, your back needs to be in good condition for you to complete most everyday tasks. When you throw your back out, you can suddenly and unexpectedly experience acute pain and find your mobility severely limited. As we age, the cumulative wear and tear on our backs can [...]

15 12, 2020

How To Manage Chronic Pain with Physiatry

By |2020-12-22T18:48:24+00:00December 15th, 2020|Bone Health, Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

Few challenges are as life-altering as unrelenting, chronic pain. Trying to manage life’s demands while enduring daily bone and joint pain is both physically and mentally exhausting. Many people find the quest for pain relief stressful because of the lack of understanding of those around them and the disappointment of yet another ineffective treatment.  [...]

3 08, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Achilles Tendinitis

By |2021-07-28T17:55:08+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

Achilles tendinitis is a condition that affects the Achilles tendon that connects the muscles in the back of your calf to your heel bone. Those who are physically active and between the ages of 30-50 are the most likely to develop this issue. While complications can arise if not treated quickly, it is very treatable, [...]

13 05, 2020

Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement Explained

By |2020-06-10T21:15:01+00:00May 13th, 2020|Bone Health, Joint Pain|0 Comments

The Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has reported that over four million people in the U.S. alone go to the doctor to seek care for shoulder problems and shoulder pain every year. One issue growing in numbers is rotator cuff tear arthropathy. This condition is identified by severe arthritis pain in the shoulder that is directly [...]

7 11, 2019

7 Myths About Back Pain

By |2020-12-22T18:52:09+00:00November 7th, 2019|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

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 [...]

10 09, 2019

The Impact of Obesity on Joint Health

By |2020-11-03T22:41:16+00:00September 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 [...]

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