Physical Therapy

18 07, 2023

Orthopaedic Conditions That Can Cause Headaches

2023-11-07T22:28:09-05:00July 18th, 2023|Lifestyle, Physical Therapy, Spine Orthopaedics|Comments Off on Orthopaedic Conditions That Can Cause Headaches

Headaches can interfere with our daily lives, affecting productivity and overall well-being. While there are various causes of headaches, one lesser-known reason is due to issues relating to orthopaedic trauma or disease. In this blog post, learn about cervicogenic headaches and other orthopaedic conditions that can cause headaches. Orthopaedic conditions are issues of the musculoskeletal [...]

8 07, 2023

Strengthen Your Core to Reduce Low Back Pain

2023-06-01T15:49:36-05:00July 8th, 2023|Lifestyle, Physical Therapy, Spine Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine|Comments Off on Strengthen Your Core to Reduce Low Back Pain

Contributed by Janice Hirsch, Cary Orthopaedics Physical Therapist Assistant Oh, to be young again! We hear that often from our mature adult population, many of whom suffer from low back pain. But is that statement really accurate? As a physical therapy assistant at the Cary Orthopaedics Spine Center, I work with patients of all ages. From [...]

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 [...]

1 04, 2023

What is Occupational Therapy?

2024-04-01T13:36:42-05:00April 1st, 2023|Physical Therapy|Comments Off on What is Occupational Therapy?

Thousands of individuals undergo occupational therapy (OT) to improve their quality of life. In 2021, there were over 130,000 occupational therapists in the United States. Yet, only some people understand what OT is and how it can help them in their everyday lives. Cary Orthopaedics is celebrating Occupational Therapy Month this April by explaining how this healthcare profession helps [...]

23 03, 2023

Slip and Fall Prevention for All Ages

2023-03-23T10:21:34-05:00March 23rd, 2023|Bone Health, Lifestyle, Physical Therapy|Comments Off on Slip and Fall Prevention for All Ages

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|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 [...]

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? [...]

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