Joint Pain

5 06, 2023

The Difference Between Acute and Chronic Pain

2023-04-16T15:09:01-05:00June 5th, 2023|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Physical Therapy, Spine Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine|Comments Off on The Difference Between Acute and Chronic Pain

At Cary Orthopaedics, our physicians and physical therapists see patients with different types of pain. Pain is how the body signals that something is wrong. Knowing what type of pain we have can help doctors diagnose and treat the issues causing it. Let’s take a closer look at the difference between acute and chronic pain, [...]

1 05, 2023

Arthritis Awareness Month: Debunking Arthritis Myths

2023-05-01T11:05:16-05:00May 1st, 2023|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine|Comments Off on Arthritis Awareness Month: Debunking Arthritis Myths

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about the prevalence and impact of arthritis. This disease is the number one cause of disability in the U.S., affecting more than 50 million people. In this blog, we share arthritis facts and arthritis myths to raise awareness. What is arthritis? Arthritis is a condition [...]

13 04, 2023

Patient Education Series: Myofascial Cupping

2023-04-16T14:46:13-05:00April 13th, 2023|Joint Pain, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine|Comments Off on Patient Education Series: Myofascial Cupping

Watch and learn as Cary Orthopaedics physical therapist Chad Moses, PT, Cert. DN, Cert SMT, CKTP, GTS, Dip. Osteopractic discusses and demonstrates myofascial cupping, a type of soft tissue therapy. What is myofascial cupping? Myofascial cupping is a physical therapy technique that uses suction cups to create a negative pressure or vacuum over a [...]

8 03, 2023

Ways to Ease Sciatic Nerve Pain

2023-03-08T13:02:04-05:00March 8th, 2023|Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Physical Therapy, Spine Orthopaedics|Comments Off on Ways to Ease Sciatic Nerve Pain

Pain starting in your lower back that runs down your leg may be sciatica. Pressure or damage to the sciatic nerve can cause radiating pain in your lower body. Let’s learn more about this nerve and how to ease sciatic nerve pain. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body. It begins [...]

21 02, 2023

How to Get Better Sleep with Orthopaedic Care

2023-01-30T12:15:18-05:00February 21st, 2023|Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Spine Orthopaedics|Comments Off on How to Get Better Sleep with Orthopaedic Care

A good night’s sleep should recharge us and give us ample energy for the day ahead. When you do not sleep well because of chronic pain, you wake up tired. Your body has not rested enough to get you through the day, and many wonder how to get better sleep. Orthopaedic care manages the [...]

7 02, 2023

Tips for the Aging Athlete

2023-01-30T11:51:39-05:00February 7th, 2023|Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine|Comments Off on Tips for the Aging Athlete

Maturing athletes may be more prone to injuries and muscle strains because of joint wear and tear from years of playing sports and participating in other physical activities. As sports medicine specialists, our orthopaedic doctors, physician assistants and physical therapists routinely work with patients like these. In this article, we offer tips for the [...]

14 12, 2022

How to Deal with Hip Flexor Pain

2023-01-03T15:39:49-05:00December 14th, 2022|Joint Pain, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine|Comments Off on How to Deal with Hip Flexor Pain

Hip flexors are a group of muscles that allow you to move your legs when you walk, run or bend forward. Pain in the area can occur because of an injury or strain due to strenuous activity or overuse and can interfere with your daily life without proper treatment. What is a hip flexor? [...]

1 12, 2022

10 Commonly Asked Orthopaedic Questions

2022-11-29T20:00:20-05:00December 1st, 2022|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Sports Medicine|Comments Off on 10 Commonly Asked Orthopaedic Questions

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 [...]

2 11, 2022

Neck Pain Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

2022-10-24T17:33:04-05:00November 2nd, 2022|Joint Pain, Spine Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine|Comments Off on Neck Pain Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

Most of us have experienced neck pain from time to time. Acute neck pain starts suddenly and generally subsides after a few weeks. Chronic neck pain persists longer than three months. Depending on the cause of the pain, the condition may necessitate seeing a neck pain doctor. The neck is the uppermost part of the [...]

5 10, 2022

Is My Foot Pain Peroneal Tendonitis?

2022-10-04T19:00:25-05:00October 5th, 2022|Joint Pain, Sports Medicine|Comments Off on Is My Foot Pain Peroneal Tendonitis?

Foot pain limits your activities, so it can be hard to ignore. If you are experiencing outer foot pain or pain on the back of your foot, you may have peroneal tendonitis. There are more than 100 tendons in the foot, but the two that cause peroneal pain are located alongside the outer ankle bone [...]

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