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11 07, 2019

Recipes to Reduce Arthritis Symptoms

By | 2019-06-06T15:10:53+00:00 July 11th, 2019|Joint Pain|0 Comments

Arthritis pain is never pleasant. While the kitchen may not be the first place you think of to fight arthritis symptoms, an anti-inflammatory diet may help keep pain and swelling under control. Studies have found that certain foods and seasonings can lower the number of inflammatory compounds in the body, so why not considering adding [...]

5 07, 2019

Tips for Healthy Knees

By | 2019-07-11T16:18:29+00:00 July 5th, 2019|Joint Pain|0 Comments

Knee pain and injury are among the most common orthopaedic conditions – for all ages. Overuse injuries can occur in teens experiencing rapid growth spurts, as well as in young adults involved in sports and physical activities who do not stretch sufficiently or allow adequate time for rest and recovery. In older adults, osteoarthritis, or [...]

6 06, 2019

PRP Injections: Everything You Need to Know

By | 2019-05-14T21:08:51+00:00 June 6th, 2019|Joint Pain|0 Comments

Famous athletes such as Tiger Woods and tennis star Rafael Nadal have made headlines by turning to platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) to help them recover from injury. Doctors are now using PRP for many reasons. While PRP therapy may not work for all conditions, studies have shown that it can play a role in the [...]

15 05, 2019

Arthritis Awareness Month: Debunking Arthritis Myths

By | 2019-05-03T14:54:02+00:00 May 15th, 2019|Joint Pain|0 Comments

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month. As one of the most widespread conditions in the U.S., arthritis affects one in four adults, which equates to more than 54 million Americans. We’re taking this time to not only spread awareness but to educate and debunk the four most common myths about arthritis. Arthritis Facts Let's start [...]

12 03, 2019

3 Tips to Help Deal with Chronic Pain

By | 2019-03-01T16:30:39+00:00 March 12th, 2019|Joint Pain|0 Comments

Anyone who has suffered from chronic pain will tell you it can wreak havoc on your life. Chronic pain is defined as any pain that persists for three months or longer. Causes can range from injury or trauma to side effects from another condition, such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus or migraines. Chronic pain can negatively [...]

7 03, 2019

7 Beverages to Ease Arthritis Pain

By | 2019-01-29T23:18:21+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Other|0 Comments

Remember the saying “You are what you eat”? Well, turns out you are what you drink too! When we think of nutrition, we often think only of solid foods. But what you drink is a large part of what we put into our bodies and should be considered as part of our overall nutrition. Making [...]

20 02, 2019

Is Kyphoplasty Right for You?

By | 2019-02-08T15:47:58+00:00 February 20th, 2019|Joint Pain|0 Comments

If you’ve recently suffered from a spinal compression fracture, your orthopaedist may have suggested kyphoplasty as a possible treatment. But what exactly is kyphoplasty, and how can it help alleviate back pain? In this article, our orthopaedic spine specialists provide helpful information about the kyphoplasty procedure to help you better understand it and make informed [...]

24 10, 2018

Ice or Heat: What Should I Apply to My Aches and Pains?

By | 2018-10-24T19:48:09+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Joint Pain, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

The application of heat and ice to ease pain has been an approach used throughout the ages, and when administered correctly can be an inexpensive, easy and safe way to treat injuries. So, when should you apply heat and when should you apply ice? This may be the most commonly asked orthopaedic question physicians encounter. [...]

12 09, 2018

Does Long-Distance Running Cause Arthritis?

By | 2018-10-09T11:07:19+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

By Dr. Derek Reinke, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine This is a frequent question I am asked at Cary Orthopedics. Some studies have shown a higher rate of arthritis in runners while others have shown no association or possibly a benefit to running. A recent study in the Journal of Bone and Joint [...]

4 09, 2018

Joint Replacement Surgery: An Interview with Dr. Demetri Economedes

By | 2018-07-30T16:39:53+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Joint Pain|0 Comments

Chronic pain in the knee or hip can be debilitating, making it difficult to enjoy an active life, perform daily tasks, or even get a good night’s sleep. When joint pain is prolonged, it can seriously diminish an individual’s quality of life. If you’re experiencing conditions like this, they’re likely not just physical. Severe [...]