Are you currently facing a surgery that will have you on crutches for several weeks and wondering how to use them properly? Or are you perhaps using crutches already after injury but are experiencing more discomfort than you’d like? In either case, it’s important to know how to use crutches safely. This will help you … Continue reading 4 Tips for Using Crutches the Right Way
The field of orthopedic medicine is constantly evolving. Among the most exciting and promising changes we’ve seen in recent years are advancements in non-surgical treatments for common bone, muscle and joint disorders. Our own orthobiologics and non-surgical physiatry specialist, Dr. Christie Lehman, recently returned from the Interventional Orthopedics Foundation (IOF) Annual Conference in Colorado, where … Continue reading Dr. Christie Lehman Meets with International Leaders in Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine
Have you ever taken the time to consider how much you use your thumb every day? You’re probably using it right now to scroll down as you read this post. We tend to take our thumbs for granted, but that is no longer the case for one of our patients, who was recently featured in … Continue reading Carolina Hand Surgeons Reconstruct a Patient’s Thumb Using an Unexpected Resource
Been battling a sports injury? If “the usual” treatments such as rest, ice, ibuprofen, and yoga haven’t worked, you may wonder, will physical therapy help me? Good thinking—a physical therapist can be your greatest ally in overcoming pain or injury by helping you address imbalances in strength, flexibility and range of motion that are often … Continue reading Tips for Finding a Rockstar Physical Therapist
Remember Harry Potter and the infamous, dreadful-tasting potion Skele-Gro for regrowing missing bones? Well, author J.K. Rowling was on to something, as the ability to regrow bone is likely to be in our future. New method for treating broken bones This superpower could become a reality thanks to decades of research and a few veterinarians … Continue reading Is Re-Growing Bones in Our Future?