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9 02, 2021

What to do When You Throw Your Back Out

By |2021-02-22T18:23:51+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 [...]

19 01, 2021

Are You Suffering From Cold Weather Joint Pain?

By |2021-02-09T20:00:10+00:00January 19th, 2021|Joint Pain, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Those who experience chronic joint stiffness and pain often have more severe symptoms as the cold, damp winter blows in. Although the correlation between weather conditions and joint pain is inconclusive, people with osteoarthritis often report worse joint pain in the winter when the weather is cold and rainy. In one survey, 67% of [...]

7 01, 2021

Life After Joint Replacement

By |2020-12-10T19:07:05+00:00January 7th, 2021|Joint Pain|0 Comments

While joint replacement surgeries have become commonplace in today’s orthopaedic spectrum of care, the idea of having a painful joint removed and replaced with a synthetic joint can seem frightening. This article talks about the joint replacement recovery process to help patients feel more relaxed and prepared. History and prevalence of joint replacement surgery [...]

16 10, 2020

Patient Education Series: Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

By |2020-10-16T21:40:56+00:00October 16th, 2020|Joint Pain, Other|0 Comments

Cary Orthopaedics physical therapist Chad Moses, PT, Cert. DN/SMT, GTS, CKTP, Dip. Osteopractic, produces our Patient Education Series to inform patients about various physical therapy techniques. In this episode, he discusses instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization. What is instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization? This video focuses on the most widely-used modality across all our clinics and [...]

6 10, 2020

Workplace Ergonomics, Posture and Back Pain

By |2020-12-28T17:53:00+00:00October 6th, 2020|Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Other|0 Comments

Cary Orthopaedics physical therapist, Arek Kierpal, PT, explains how a simple understanding of good sitting posture and sound workplace ergonomics will go a long way towards minimizing unwanted back and neck pains. Back pain and sitting posture In simple terms, back and neck pain caused by prolonged sitting is usually from poor posture and/or excessive [...]

29 09, 2020

Physical Therapy as a Conservative Treatment

By |2020-12-02T21:20:48+00:00September 29th, 2020|Joint Pain|0 Comments

As we age, our bodies tend to slow down, injuries set in and the strength we once enjoyed gives way to joint pain and general weakness. There emerges an unsettling realization that affects nearly everyone at some point — developing stability issues profoundly affecting your independence, routines and lifestyle. Surgery can seem to be [...]

9 09, 2020

The Importance of Taking Care of Your Feet

By |2020-08-04T19:11:15+00:00September 9th, 2020|Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

We are careful to take care of most parts of our bodies, from the essential care of our hearts, muscles and joints to the more superficial hair and nail care. However, many people tend to neglect their feet. This issue can become severe when problems with your feet significantly impact your quality of life, and [...]

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, [...]

22 07, 2020

You Are Not Your Scan

By |2020-11-19T17:15:28+00:00July 22nd, 2020|Joint Pain, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Cary Orthopaedics physical therapist, Chad Moses, PT, Cert. DN/SMT, GTS, CKTP, Dip. Osteopractic, explains how the amount of pain you have does not always correlate to the amount of damage you may see on an MRI. MRIs, CTs, ultrasounds and X-rays are medical assessment tools that orthopaedists, physical therapists and other health practitioners use to [...]

13 07, 2020

Patient Education Series: Custom Orthotics

By |2020-07-14T13:51:01+00:00July 13th, 2020|Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

Cary Orthopaedics physical therapist, Chad Moses, PT, Cert. DN/SMT, GTS, CKTP, Dip. Osteopractic, has produced our Patient Education Series to inform patients about various physical therapy techniques. In this episode, physical therapist, Kristen Reinhard, PT, DPT, discusses custom foot orthotics. What are orthotics? Orthotics are inserts that go in your [...]

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