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Orthopaedic Problems During COVID-19: When to Get Immediate Care?

Unfortunately, during this time of social distancing, isolation, and watchful waiting, our orthopaedic problems will continue to bother us and new problems may arise.

Our local and national leaders have recommended that we avoid unnecessary social interactions, and this may make timely evaluation, management, and resolution of our aches and pains more difficult.

One question we are getting quite often is what conditions must be evaluated immediately by a surgeon right away, and what conditions can wait?

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How Should I Sleep After Hand Surgery?

The first and best way to stay comfortable after hand and wrist surgery is to fully understand the human body’s response to the surgery itself. Our cells, nerves, tendons, and muscles see and respond to surgical procedures in the same way they respond to an accident or injury.

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Office Workers and Wrist Pain: Relief is in Sight

Even though the picks, short-handled shovels, and sweltering heat of yesterday’s workplace have been replaced with monitors, keyboards, and air-conditioning, work-related aches and pains are very real and very common. Much like the manual laborer or factory line-worker, today’s office-bound employee faces their own unique set of hand and wrist maladies.

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The Bone & Joint Surgery Clinic is Pleased to Welcome Dr. Johnny T. Nelson to our Practice

It was a shoulder condition that ignited Dr. Nelson’s interest in orthopaedics.

While at the University of Dallas, he played starting flanker for the university’s rugby football club. This was when he developed problems with his shoulder that ultimately needed surgery. This gives him a unique perspective from the point of view of both doctor and patient. Continue reading “The Bone & Joint Surgery Clinic is Pleased to Welcome Dr. Johnny T. Nelson to our Practice”

What To Expect After Shoulder Replacement Surgery

If you have considered or perhaps scheduled shoulder replacement surgery with your orthopedic surgeon, chances are you have been struggling with shoulder pain and discomfort for a long time.

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The Bone & Joint Surgery Clinic is proud to welcome Dr. Robert G. Jones to the practice

Dr. Robert G. Jones, formerly of Impact Orthopaedics, is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, specializing in sports medicine, arthroscopy, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections, and joint reconstruction. He has practiced orthopaedics and sports medicine in Raleigh for more than 20 years. Dr. Jones is accepting new patients. To request appointment with Dr. Jones call 919-872-5296 or click here to Request an Appointment.

Physical Activity Strengthens Your Bones and Muscles

The Bone and Joint Surgery Clinic encourages all of their patients to be active to help maintain strong muscles and healthy bones.  But the month of May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and we would like to challenge not just our patients but all adults to get a total of 30 minutes of physical activity at least 5 days per week.

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Calcium, Nutrition, and Bone Health

The health of our bones rely on a balanced diet and a steady stream of nutrients, most importantly, calcium and Vitamin D.

Calcium is a mineral that people need to build and maintain strong bones throughout their lives. It is also very important for other physical functions, such as muscle control and blood circulation.Our bodies are unable to manufacture it so calcium must be absorbed from the foods we eat and to effectively absorb it from food, our bodies also need Vitamin D.
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