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WHY PHYSICAL THERAPY IS KEY TO A SUCCESSFUL JOINT REPLACEMENT

Joint replacement surgery can help you get back to an active life and reduce pain you’ve had leading up to your procedure. While the procedure is extremely important and helpful, your care does not end there. Physical therapy can help ensure a successful joint replacement that lasts. Learn more by calling us at Cape Fear […]

WHY SHOP AT RESTORED MEDICAL SUPPLY?

Cape Fear Orthopedics & Sports Medicine ReStored Medical Supply is a local medical supply store that is located at our Ferncreek and Ramsey Street locations in Fayetteville, NC. ReStored provides a convenient location for patients to purchase items that will assist in their recovery process. By shopping locally at ReStored, here’s what you can expect. […]

AN ORTHOPEDIC BACK TO SCHOOL CHECKLIST

By this time, school supply lists for classes have been sent out for all of your child’s needs before returning for the new school year. Equally important to school shopping is preparing your child physically. We are here to get you prepared from an orthopedic point of view in order to prevent school-related injury. THE […]

IMPORTANCE OF PHYSICAL THERAPY IN SPORTS INJURY RECOVERY

Inadequately warming-up, using poor form or practicing poor training methods, and not being conditioned are a few of the causes of sports injuries. Sports injuries have sidelined many athletes for games, seasons, and even ended careers. The process of healing from sports injuries often includes physical rehabilitation. Physical therapy helps to rebuild strength and movement […]

SCOLIOSIS – WHEN DO YOU CONTACT A SPINE SPECIALIST?

Did you know that June is Scoliosis Awareness Month? Scoliosis is a spinal condition that causes the spine to curve sideways, forming a “C” or “S” shape.  It leads to impaired movement and back pain. Severe cases of scoliosis have been known to limit normal ranges or functionality and in the most severe cases, it […]

ARTHRITIS AND JOINT INJECTIONS

According to the CDC, 23% of all adults, or more than 54 million people, have a form of arthritis, and this number is expected to rise to more than 78 million by 2040. Whether your joint pain is from an injury or arthritis, the goal is to get back to pain-free movement. At Cape Fear […]

SMARTPHONES AND HAND PAIN

With smartphone technology constantly evolving and improving, many of us are on our phones all throughout the day. It’s often the first item we grab in the morning and the last thing we put down at night. According to ZDNet, the average person in the US spends 5.4 hours a day on a mobile device, […]

WHAT IS PLANTAR FASCIITIS?

Chances are you have heard the term plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain, and it is one of the most common orthopedic complaints. According to the National Institutes of Health, it is estimated that approximately 20 million individuals are treated for this condition each year. Luckily, with 6 months […]

UNDERSTANDING HIP PAIN

Think of your favorite exercise or sporting activity. You’ve done it for years and lately you’re experiencing a nagging pain in your hip that is making it difficult. You choose to switch to something less intense; however, the pain grows so bad that you give up your activity and instead decide to swim or walk. […]

Winter Sports Injury Prevention 

Winter means cold temperatures, snowstorms, and fun winter sports for millions of people. For most winter sports, proper and well-fitting equipment, good physical conditioning, common sense, and good sportsmanship can help eliminate many injuries. More than 440,000 people were treated at hospitals, doctor’s offices, and emergency rooms for winter sports-related injuries in 2019 (Consumer Product […]