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28 07, 2021

The Different Parts of the Spine

By |2021-06-14T18:18:12+00:00July 28th, 2021|Other|0 Comments

Your spine is unlike any other part of your body. It is an incredibly complex series of bones, joints and other tissues. The spine is composed of 33 bones, called vertebrae, divided into five sections. These bones make up the spinal column that holds your body upright, allows it to twist and bend and [...]

21 06, 2021

10 Back Pain Myths Busted by Physical Therapists

By |2021-06-21T15:11:33+00:00June 21st, 2021|Other|0 Comments

Back pain is an all too common condition for many people. In fact, nearly 65 million Americans reported back pain recently. With millions suffering from back pain, it has turned into the sixth most costly condition in the United States. If you suffer from back pain, you may not know all the facts. Here, [...]

15 06, 2021

Understanding Pain: The Overflowing Cup Metaphor

By |2021-06-15T17:47:23+00:00June 15th, 2021|Other, Physical Therapy|0 Comments

Pain is often complicated and multifaceted. One of the simplest ways for physical therapists to help patients in understanding pain is with a cup metaphor. Every patient has a cup that is filled with different biopsychosocial stressors, such as: Stress Worry Lack of activity Joint degeneration Doing too much, too soon Sensitive nervous system Tissue [...]

14 06, 2021

Patient Education Series: Spinal Manipulation

By |2021-07-27T18:34:07+00:00June 14th, 2021|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 spinal manipulation. What is spinal manipulation? Spinal manipulation is a manual technique that is performed by a trained physical [...]

9 11, 2020

7 Exercises for Maintaining Hand and Wrist Mobility  

By |2020-10-29T13:52:12+00:00November 9th, 2020|Other|0 Comments

Touch is arguably the most essential sense that we have. Whether it is to play sports, hug someone, or communicate a message. Your hand and wrist mobility are the key to getting things done. As we age, it is natural to start losing strength and flexibility in your hands and fingers. If your hands [...]

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 [...]

15 07, 2020

Physical Therapy Isn’t Just for Those Recovering from Surgery

By |2021-07-28T18:02:51+00:00July 15th, 2020|Other|0 Comments

Physical therapists have excellent knowledge of how the body moves. They can help in any phase of the healing process either as a one-time treatment or ongoing therapy. While many people will visit a physical therapist after surgery, you can utilize physical therapy for a wide range of benefits. Here, the expert physical therapists at [...]

5 02, 2020

How to Prepare for your Orthopaedic Appointment

By |2020-12-08T22:49:46+00:00February 5th, 2020|Other|0 Comments

In addition to the preparation we recommend below for appointments under “normal” circumstances, Cary Ortho is implementing several procedures to ensure patient safety in the current COVID-19 environment. We are asking all patients to come 5 to 10 minutes ahead of their appointment to have a quick temperature check. Please call to reschedule your appointment [...]

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