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3 08, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Achilles Tendinitis

By |2020-10-01T04:27:30+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 |2019-11-12T14:18:56+00:00November 7th, 2019|Bone Health|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 [...]

8 08, 2019

Patient Education Series: Dry Needling

By |2020-11-13T18:04:57+00:00August 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 the process. Click here to watch the entire video.  Watch Entire Video [...]

1 05, 2019

Osteoporosis Awareness Month

By |2020-11-19T19:24:08+00:00May 1st, 2019|Bone Health|0 Comments

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month, and we are celebrating bone health by sharing facts and information about this common disease and how to prevent it. This degenerative condition is characterized by low bone density. While loss of bone density naturally occurs as we age, osteoporosis goes beyond normal bone loss and can lead to [...]

19 03, 2019

Osteoporosis: What You Should Know at All Ages

By |2020-11-03T22:21:44+00:00March 19th, 2019|Bone Health|0 Comments

Typically, we can’t feel what is happening inside our bones. Yet throughout our life, cells are continually updating the microscopic framework that keeps our bones healthy. Like a never-ending reconstruction project, old bone is broken down and replaced daily with new bone. From birth to the age of 25, our bodies produce more new bone [...]

23 01, 2019

Spinal Stenosis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

By |2020-11-19T16:34:30+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Bone Health|0 Comments

Do you suffer from back pain, tingling, numbness or muscle weakness that tends to come and go, depending on what you're doing? Does your back pain suddenly disappear when you bend over a shopping cart, then reappear when you stand straight up?  This may be a sign of spinal stenosis, a common cause of lower [...]

6 11, 2018

How to Easily Strengthen Bones as an Adult

By |2020-11-03T22:30:42+00:00November 6th, 2018|Bone Health|0 Comments

As men and women become older, their bones lose mass and strength due to a decline in the body’s bone-rebuilding process. In fact, women can lose up to 5% of their bone mass during the first six years after menopause. In addition to natural bone weakening, adults over the age of 50 are less likely [...]

21 06, 2018

10 Most Commonly Asked Orthopaedic Questions

By |2020-10-01T02:57:35+00:00June 21st, 2018|Bone Health|0 Comments

1. What is Orthopaedics? Orthopedics is a medical specialty focusing on the diagnosis, correction, prevention and treatment of patients with disorders of the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves. These parts of the body make up the musculoskeletal system. 2. How can I avoid orthopaedic issues? Bones are the support system of the body, [...]

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