Back pain typically isn’t something to stress about ― but there are a few specific circumstances in which you might want to, well, watch your back.
Conservative treatments often work well for a pinched nerve, which can include neck and arm pain, numbness and tingling.
How Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Can Restart the Healing Process and Relieve Chronic Pain
Instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, often referred to at the Graston technique or muscle scraping, can be effective in treating repetition injuries.
Most falls your child will take in their young lives will be the kind from which they hop right back up and keep on moving. But...
Additional fellowship training exposes doctors to particular specialties.
Physiatry, or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), is a field of medicine that is designed to improve and maximize function lost through injury, illness or disabling conditions. Physiatrists are experts on the bones, muscles and nerves that control how your body is affected by trauma like spinal cord damage, sports injuries, limb amputations, strokes and other musculoskeletal conditions.
We think about stretching our backs, massaging our necks and taking care of the part of our bodies that work that hardest, but hands can be overlooked. A specialist offers three ways to give your hardworking hands a little TLC.
Infections that involve a joint replacement are a difficult problem to treat. Most patients who incur this unusual complication presents to their orthopedic surgeon who may only treat one or two of these problems a year.
Testimonials and stories from our patients that have been treated through our outreach programs and the infected joint clinic.
Tips for Athletes from a Physical Therapist to Increase Neuromuscular Control
Learn how to prevent hamstring injuries with these stretches from a Physical Therapist
Preparing Athletes to Return to the Field with OrthoCarolina Hickory Physical Therapy
The result of overuse, trigger finger is a common but extremely painful condition that can cause the catching, locking and popping of the painful finger.
Having surgery is never easy, but being ready at home can help reduce anxiety for the post-op experience and make you more comfortable after shoulder surgery
Foot and ankle specialist performs four surgeries in just two months on patients who have sustained injuries while riding scooters.
After a break, fracture, sprain or dislocation, a cast allows bones to stay in place as they heal. Being injured is never fun, but there are a few fun facts about casts beyond the fact that all your friends can sign them.
For patients with a contracture of the hand due to Dupuytren's disease, Needle Aponeurotomy offers a minimally invasive treatment and rapid return to normal activities.
Please note, this video includes some graphic scenes associated with the teaching process of orthopedic surgery. Thank you.
Less invasive than traditional "open" surgery, arthroscopy can evaluate, diagnose and treat many joint conditions.
Bicep tendinitis is the inflammation of the upper bicep tendon and those who experience it often complain of shoulder pain.
The pain from plantar fascitis is felt in the heel of the foot and can often feel like walking on a bruise. Physical Therapist Scott Beecher shares information about how therapy can reduce the pain and inflammation attributed to plantar fascitis.
You might know that physical therapy, also called “PT”, can help you recover from injury. But did you know that it can also help you manage specific conditions, restore function, encourage movement, and reduce or eliminate the need for medications and surgeries?
You may already know that physical therapy primarily helps manage pain, increases mobility and muscle function, and gets your body back to how it was before injury. Straight from our own physical therapists, here is what you should know about physical therapy.
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