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23 03, 2023

Slip and Fall Prevention for All Ages

2023-03-23T10:21:34-05:00March 23rd, 2023|Bone Health, Lifestyle, Physical Therapy|0 Comments

Slips and falls can cause back, hip and knee injuries. Falls are common in Americans over 65, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), but they are preventable. Injuries from falls do not have to be a part of aging. Our orthopaedic experts offer these tips for trip, slip and fall prevention. Risk [...]

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

7 02, 2023

Tips for the Aging Athlete

2023-01-30T11:51:39-05:00February 7th, 2023|Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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? [...]

17 10, 2022

What is Therapeutic Exercise in Physical Therapy?

2022-10-27T16:45:45-05:00October 17th, 2022|Physical Therapy|0 Comments

Therapeutic exercise is one of the tools physical therapists commonly use during patient rehabilitation. This type of exercise helps restore muscular and skeletal function and corrects impairments to reduce your pain and increase flexibility. Your physical therapist may have additional objectives for therapeutic exercise to treat your musculoskeletal issues. Therapeutic exercise may be prescribed for various [...]

9 06, 2022

What is Work Conditioning?

2022-07-28T20:48:13-05:00June 9th, 2022|Physical Therapy|0 Comments

Some people believe work conditioning programs are for injured workers who still have factors that limit a safe return to full-duty work after completing an acute physical therapy program. While work conditioning falls under physical therapy services, it is not wholly separate, nor is it an identical process to other physical therapy services. Work conditioning [...]

19 04, 2022

Why is Physical Therapy So Important for Post-Surgery Rehabilitation?

2022-04-25T20:35:11-05:00April 19th, 2022|Physical Therapy|0 Comments

There are over seven million orthopedic surgeries each year. That is an astounding amount of people helped through surgery. But, recovering from bone or joint surgery is not always a piece of cake. For that reason, physical therapy has been the tried and true method relied upon by medical professionals for years to achieve successful post-surgical [...]

8 03, 2022

What is the Graston Technique?

2022-01-25T21:41:27-05:00March 8th, 2022|Physical Therapy|0 Comments

A type of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization used for injury recovery, the Graston Technique is most commonly applied by chiropractors, massage therapists, occupational therapists, osteopathic physicians and physical therapists. The technique was founded by an amateur water-skiing athlete who suffered a debilitating knee injury. Upset by the rehabilitation success rate after having surgery and conventional [...]

4 01, 2022

Patient Education Series: Laser Therapy

2022-01-24T17:19:03-05:00January 4th, 2022|Physical Therapy|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, athletic trainer, Craig L. Gage, LAT, ATC, CKTP, discusses laser therapy. What is laser therapy? Laser therapy is an FDA-approved method [...]

2 10, 2021

Patient Story: Daniel Schneider Gains Confidence Through Occupational Therapy

2021-10-04T17:42:29-05:00October 2nd, 2021|Physical Therapy, Practice News|0 Comments

“I broke both of my elbows in a biking accident about six months ago. I was doing a lot of research for occupational therapists in the Raleigh/Durham area, and I couldn’t find many places with more than one therapist. Also, many of these clinics couldn’t get me in until a week and a half after [...]

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