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5 10, 2022

Is My Foot Pain Peroneal Tendonitis?

By |2022-10-04T19:00:25+00:00October 5th, 2022|Joint Pain, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

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 [...]

6 09, 2022

5 Most Common Sports Injuries

By |2022-09-08T19:55:20+00:00September 6th, 2022|Sports Medicine|0 Comments

With a new school year comes a new season of high school sports. As a parent, you should watch for the most common sports injuries so your star athlete will not be sent to the sidelines. An estimated two million injuries occur among high school athletes each year. Let’s take a closer look at the most [...]

6 04, 2022

What Is a Sports Medicine Doctor?

By |2022-03-09T20:27:07+00:00April 6th, 2022|Sports Medicine|0 Comments

When you think of sports medicine, you might imagine a sports medicine doctor or physical therapist on the field helping your favorite football star as he's whisked away after a severe injury. Sports medicine is about more than just the action on the field, however. It's a comprehensive field of medicine that encompasses all aspects [...]

18 08, 2021

Sports Injuries: Trends and Prevention

By |2021-08-24T15:28:47+00:00August 18th, 2021|Sports Medicine|0 Comments

Studies conducted over the past few years point to an increase in physical activity among both children and adults in America – an encouraging trend for our overall health and wellness. Nearly 72%  of kids participated in a sporting activity at least once in 2018. As school sports start this fall, we wanted to provide [...]

8 03, 2021

What is Tennis Elbow?

By |2021-01-13T20:38:19+00:00March 8th, 2021|Joint Pain, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

Tennis elbow affects about 1% to 3% of the world’s population. And while that does not seem like many people, it makes a difference for tennis players because about 10% to 50% of these players will get it. And fun fact, about 5% of these cases are not tennis players. So now you may be [...]

21 12, 2020

How to Treat a Torn ACL

By |2020-12-21T15:49:16+00:00December 21st, 2020|Sports Medicine|0 Comments

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most critical components within the knee. Running through the middle of the knee, the ACL controls the motion of the joint and provides stability. As one of the more functional and essential parts of the knee, damage to the ACL can cause serious and long-lasting mobility [...]

9 09, 2020

The Importance of Taking Care of Your Feet

By |2022-08-26T00:24:07+00:00September 9th, 2020|Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

We are careful to take care of most parts of our bodies, from the essential care of our hearts, muscles and joints to the more superficial hair and nail care. However, many people tend to neglect their feet. This issue can become severe when problems with your feet significantly impact your quality of life, and [...]

3 08, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Achilles Tendinitis

By |2021-07-28T17:55:08+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

Achilles tendinitis is a condition that affects the Achilles tendon that connects the muscles in the back of your calf to your heel bone. Those who are physically active and between the ages of 30-50 are the most likely to develop this issue. While complications can arise if not treated quickly, it is very treatable, [...]

13 07, 2020

Patient Education Series: Custom Orthotics

By |2020-07-14T13:51:01+00:00July 13th, 2020|Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Sports Medicine|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, physical therapist, Kristen Reinhard, PT, DPT, discusses custom foot orthotics. What are orthotics? Orthotics are inserts that go in your [...]

21 04, 2020

Patient Education Series: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

By |2020-11-19T19:30:10+00:00April 21st, 2020|Sports Medicine|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, physical therapist assistant, Stephanie Bernard, PTA, CKTP, Cert VRS, discusses benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. What is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo? Benign [...]

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