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21 05, 2020

What Does a Hand Specialist Do?

By | 2020-04-28T19:58:52+00:00 May 21st, 2020|Joint Pain|0 Comments

The hand is an intricately designed combination of joints, tendons and muscles that must all work together flawlessly for us to perform everyday activities. The 27 bones in the hand and eight bones in the wrist plus all of the muscles, tendons, ligaments, blood vessels and nerves, all of which combine to create one [...]

13 05, 2020

Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement Explained

By | 2020-03-18T22:24:03+00:00 May 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 [...]

8 04, 2020

9 Signs You’re Overtraining

By | 2020-03-10T18:24:37+00:00 April 8th, 2020|Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

We can all agree that exercise is good for your body. As you get into shape, you’ll notice more stamina, increased focus and a host of other benefits. However, as with everything else, you can have too much of a good thing. Overtraining syndrome (OTS) is when you’re pushing your body too much and not [...]

25 03, 2020

PRP Injections to Help Alleviate Joint Pain

By | 2020-03-31T18:31:41+00:00 March 25th, 2020|Joint Pain|0 Comments

With non-essential surgeries currently on hold to free up hospital resources amid the Coronavirus outbreak, Cary Orthopaedics continues to provide the best orthopaedic care possible for our patients. This includes utilizing non-surgical treatments for managing bone and joint pain. We are now taking appointments for PRP injections, as well as injury assessment and other [...]

11 03, 2020

6 Myths About Joint Replacement

By | 2020-01-31T17:35:34+00:00 March 11th, 2020|Joint Pain|0 Comments

Joint replacement surgery involves replacing an arthritic or dysfunctional joint with a prosthetic joint. This procedure is designed to improve the quality of life and ability to perform daily activities for people that suffer from severe joint pain. It can be the best option if severe joint pain is not alleviated by other, less invasive [...]

21 01, 2020

Reducing Joint Pain: 10 New Foods for the New Year

By | 2020-01-29T16:24:38+00:00 January 21st, 2020|Joint Pain|0 Comments

With the holiday season behind us, its time to make resolutions for the New Year. For many, living a healthier lifestyle is at the top of the list of intentions. Whether you are looking to avoid joint pain, lose weight or simply make better choices, the foods you consume play a large part. We’ve published [...]

18 11, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Viscosupplementation

By | 2019-12-09T17:28:34+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Joint Pain|0 Comments

Osteoarthritis is the highest occurring joint disorder in the United States, affecting nearly 27 million people. Osteoarthritis in the knee alone affects 10 percent of men and 13 percent of women over 60. It often develops slowly, and the pain can worsen over time. With so many people suffering from osteoarthritis, it is important to [...]

10 10, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Degenerative Disc Disease

By | 2019-10-03T17:12:48+00:00 October 10th, 2019|Joint Pain|0 Comments

You may have heard the term degenerative disc disease as a disease related to back pain. In fact, degenerative disc disease isn’t a disease at all. This condition describes damaged spinal discs, which can cause extreme back pain as well as other symptoms. Degenerative disc disease is quite common as nearly everyone’s discs break down [...]

10 09, 2019

The Impact of Obesity on Joint Health

By | 2019-08-20T17:15:04+00:00 September 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 [...]

15 08, 2019

A Second Opinion Before Shoulder Surgery: Interview with Dr. Raymond Carroll

By | 2019-08-15T15:07:44+00:00 August 15th, 2019|Joint Pain|0 Comments

A Second Opinion Before Shoulder Surgery: Interview with Dr. Raymond Carroll If you have been diagnosed with a shoulder injury or disorder and told by a physician that you need surgery, you may want to get a second opinion. A comprehensive exam and diagnosis from a shoulder specialist is the [...]