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4 12, 2019

How to Train for a Mid-Distance Race Safely

By | 2019-10-31T20:45:27+00:00 December 4th, 2019|Sports Medicine|0 Comments

Running mid-distance races like 10Ks or half-marathons have always been popular, but participation in these races has been steadily increasing every year. In fact, last year alone, close to two-million people ran in half-marathons in the United States. Whether you are an avid runner or are new to the game, you can sign up to [...]

23 10, 2019

Patient Education Series: Body Tempering

By | 2019-09-05T16:26:33+00:00 October 23rd, 2019|Sports Medicine|0 Comments

Cary Orthopaedic’s 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, learn about body tempering. What is body tempering? Body tempering is a form of soft tissue mobilization developed by Donnie [...]

8 05, 2019

Direct Access to Physical Therapy

By | 2019-05-08T17:55:34+00:00 May 8th, 2019|Practice News, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

It is a common misconception that you need a referral or prescription to receive treatment from a physical therapist. In fact, a recent survey by the American Physical Therapy Association found that 70 percent of people think a referral is needed to start physical therapy. While this may still be true in some states, there [...]

19 04, 2019

How Physical Therapy Can Help You

By | 2019-03-20T15:58:13+00:00 April 19th, 2019|Sports Medicine|0 Comments

Sometimes surgery is the only way to treat a bone or joint issue related to an injury, degenerative condition or other dysfunction. However, most orthopaedic doctors will recommend physical therapy (PT) as an initial course of action, because it is the least intrusive approach to healing. In many cases, strengthening muscles around the joint and [...]

19 11, 2018

Cary Ortho Team Physicians – Supporting Athletes On and Off the Field

By | 2018-11-14T19:21:04+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Sports Medicine|0 Comments

Many of the doctors at Cary Orthopaedics serve as team physicians for sports teams in the Triangle. It’s a rewarding way to support the community and get to know athletes and their families outside of the medical office. Every year, our practice performs physicals for local high school students, with all medical fees donated back [...]

24 10, 2018

Ice or Heat: What Should I Apply to My Aches and Pains?

By | 2018-10-24T19:48:09+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Joint Pain, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

The application of heat and ice to ease pain has been an approach used throughout the ages, and when administered correctly can be an inexpensive, easy and safe way to treat injuries. So, when should you apply heat and when should you apply ice? This may be the most commonly asked orthopaedic question physicians encounter. [...]

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 [...]

29 08, 2018

What You Need to Know About Grafts in ACL Surgery

By | 2018-07-18T15:02:14+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Sports Medicine|0 Comments

By Dr. Derek Reinke, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine The purpose of a graft in ACL reconstruction surgery is to replace the torn ligament after injury. It is not possible to repair a ruptured ACL by suturing it back together and achieve a consistently stable knee. There are three common choices for a [...]

24 07, 2018

What Are the Common Signs of an ACL Injury?

By | 2019-12-04T14:04:24+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Sports Medicine|0 Comments

By Dr. Derek Reinke, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine An ACL tear is a dreaded diagnosis for many athletes. It can mean the end of the season, surgery and a prolonged recovery. When an athlete injures his or her knee, what are the typical findings and signs of this injury? Causes of an [...]

6 06, 2018

Sports Injuries: Trends and Prevention

By | 2019-12-04T14:14:43+00:00 June 6th, 2018|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. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), some 30 million children and adolescents participate in youth sports in the United States. Furthermore, [...]