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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 [...]

8 08, 2019

Patient Education Series: Dry Needling

By | 2019-08-20T16:33:35+00:00 August 8th, 2019|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Other|0 Comments

Cary Orthopaedic’s physical therapist, Chad Moses DN/SMT, GTS, CKTP, has produced our Patient Education Series to inform patients about various physical therapy techniques. In this episode, learn about dry needling. Below is an excerpt from the video demonstrating dry needling. Click here to watch the entire video.  Watch Entire Video [...]

18 06, 2019

Family Fun Ways to Stay Active This Summer

By | 2019-06-06T15:08:24+00:00 June 18th, 2019|Lifestyle|0 Comments

While the benefits of maintaining an active lifestyle are too numerous to count, exercising outside during the summer can become challenging. As the heat turns up, overheating can become a problem even for the heat-loving. But with ample sunshine and longer days, there are more opportunities for the entire family to get outside and get [...]

21 05, 2019

The Power of Breath

By | 2019-05-13T14:29:44+00:00 May 21st, 2019|Lifestyle|0 Comments

We live in a society that is always hustling – always on the go. The result? Anxiety, depression, high stress, high blood pressure and a host of other disorders. Our solutions may include OTC/prescription medications, self-medicating with alcohol, self-harming behaviors or avoidance altogether. With healthcare costs continually rising, it’s important to utilize all the resources [...]

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 [...]

8 01, 2019

7 Stretching Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

By | 2018-10-03T20:25:59+00:00 January 8th, 2019|Lifestyle|0 Comments

Stretching is a fundamental component of maintaining your overall wellness. Studies show there are many benefits to stretching – such as avoiding injuries due to pulled muscles, improving performance in sports and other physical activities, and facilitating comfortable movement as your joints age. When done right, stretching can be relaxing and increase flexibility. However, these [...]

12 12, 2018

Biohacking to Better Health

By | 2018-12-11T21:12:29+00:00 December 12th, 2018|Lifestyle|0 Comments

In today’s society, we are constantly looking for shortcuts for everything we do. From time management to stress relief to healthy living, we are looking for “hacks” to make our desired results come more easily. But can you really hack your way to better health? With biohacking, yes. While this may sound intimidating, it’s actually [...]

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 [...]