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4 Tips for Using Crutches the Right Way

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

5 New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Bone & Joint Health

2017 is almost history—time to start thinking about those New Year’s resolutions. We have a few that anyone can benefit from, as they all work together to help your bones and joints stay strong, healthy, and pain-free! Plus, they’re easy to incorporate into your life no matter what your age, job or fitness level. We … Continue reading 5 New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Bone & Joint Health

Dr. Bruce Minkin’s Adventures with Jaguars, Bushwacking & Underground Caves in Belize

What does a Carolina Hand surgeon do for vacation? For Dr. Minkin, it’s an adventure deep beneath the earth’s surface (just a quick glance at the beautiful photos on his bio may give that away). He recently took a trip to Central America, where he and a local crew enjoyed a multi-day expedition through the … Continue reading Dr. Bruce Minkin’s Adventures with Jaguars, Bushwacking & Underground Caves in Belize

10 Questions You Have About PRP Therapy

Our orthopedic surgeons love doing surgery, but even we agree that it’s best to stay out of the operating room whenever possible! One non-surgical treatment option for joint pain and injuries that’s gotten a lot of buzz lately is PRP, or platelet rich plasma injections. While doctors worldwide have used it successfully since the late … Continue reading 10 Questions You Have About PRP Therapy

5 Questions Doctors Have About Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy

When it comes to platelet rich plasma (PRP), it seems everyone has questions. While PRP therapy has been used for years, it’s still a new technique in the orthopedic world—and many still wonder if it has a place in modern orthopedic treatment. The Ortho Biologics Institute (TOBI) holds an annual meeting focused on PRP and … Continue reading 5 Questions Doctors Have About Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy