Can Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Be Cured?

The tingling and numbness associated with carpal tunnel syndrome can make it difficult to even hold a steering wheel. Often, those with this disorder complain about wrist pain so severe that it wakes them from sleep.

But can carpal tunnel syndrome be cured?

The good news is that yes, this syndrome can be cured with our advanced and minimally invasive treatments that can help you regain your functionality. By working closely with one of our hand doctors, we can help eliminate the pain that is making everyday activities difficult.


How Long Does Swelling Last After Hand Surgery?

Swelling is normal after hand surgery, and it typically lasts for about one week. 

Reducing swelling will not only help ease your pain, but it will also help you heal. 

We’ll give you some tips on how to reduce swelling as well as explore some common hand surgeries and some things your hand surgeon at Raleigh Bone and Joint Surgery Clinic wants you to know. 


What Is a Partial Knee Replacement?

Knee replacements have given millions of Americans a new outlook on life, enabling them to return to the activities they love. It’s one of the most innovative, successful procedures in medical history.

Our Raleigh knee surgeons have performed more knee replacements than any other group in the Triangle area. It’s always rewarding to watch our patients retain their functionality, enabling them to once again participate in their favorite sports or hobbies.

We’ll examine some aspects of this procedure in greater detail, including how to know if you need a knee replacement and what happens during partial knee replacement surgery.


How Long Does It Take to Recover From Back Surgery?

Back pain is persistent and back surgery recovery is often a strenuous process.

It’s unrelenting and transforms your everyday life, making it difficult to perform even the most mundane tasks.

Our back surgeons are the leading experts helping alleviate back pain, enabling you to get back to the activities you once enjoyed.

Every patient is different, and therefore, each back surgery recovery is an individual journey. That’s why our back surgeons tailor our approach to fit you and your specific needs. However, we’d like to take a moment to talk about surgical recovery in general and when you can expect to return to your normal routine.

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What Is Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy and How Can It Help You?

Imagine that a devastating injury has kept you from the sport you love, and a college scholarship hangs in the balance.

Or perhaps you had to give up running a marathon after months of training.

Or it could be that everyday tasks have grown increasingly difficult due to arthritis.

These are some of the situations where patients can benefit from PRP.

We’ll take a closer look at Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy, what it is, how it helps you and how to determine if you’re a candidate.


5 Important Things to Expect When Having Knee Replacement Surgery

At first, the cortisone shots helped with your knee pain and discomfort. However, recently, they’ve become less effective.

You’ve realized this is not a long-term solution.

It’s time.

After months – or maybe even years—of coping with joint pain, you and your physician have decided that knee replacement surgery will give you the new lease on life that you want and deserve.

We’ve performed thousands of knee replacements for Triangle residents, and we’re often asked what to expect after surgery. We believe these five important elements will provide the information you need.


90 – Day Bundled Payment Program

Introducing our Joint Replacement Bundle Program

We are pleased to introduce our Total Joint Bundle Program! “Bundle” programs have been created by insurance companies to simplify the patient experience by centralizing or “bundling” all elements of the surgery in one place- “bundling” them. This puts the surgeons/practice in control of the procedure, and greatly simplifies the patient experience. The surgeon can pick and choose the preferred avenues of treatment to improve and streamline patient care. From a patient’s point of view, the experience is much simpler, with only one bill for all of the surgical services, anesthesia, physical therapy, etc. There is much more communication between the patient and surgeon practice as they are in control of the process.

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5 Ways to Relieve Sciatic Nerve Pain

Sciatic Nerve pain refers to nerve pain that originates in the low back, or the lumbar region of the spine, and can cause pain to the hips, thighs, knees, calves, ankles, feet and toes. It can begin just as low back pain, with occasional sciatic flares to the legs, or it can just be leg pain without any back pain at all. The best way to start treating the symptoms is early management at home.

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What You Need to Know When Going to the Orthopaedic Surgeon

I have been involved in orthopaedics for decades — in fact, pretty much all my life. I remember my orthopaedist as well as I remember my pediatrician. Showing up for being pigeon-toed, bow-legged, multiple injuries and eventually coming full circle and being allowed to work with him as a medical student.