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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 [...]

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 [...]

10 08, 2022

Osteoarthritis vs Osteoporosis: How are they Different?

2022-08-10T18:03:06-05:00August 10th, 2022|Bone Health|0 Comments

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|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 discomfort [...]

11 05, 2022

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

2022-12-07T20:08:19-05:00May 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

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 [...]

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 [...]

20 04, 2021

What is a Total Hip Replacement?

2021-03-04T16:27:39-05:00April 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

2022-03-14T19:57:07-05:00February 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

2020-12-22T18:48:24-05:00December 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.  [...]

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