What Happens During An Ultrasound-Guided Injection?

Joint pain can be unrelenting.

It transforms your entire life. Everyday activities that you may have taken for granted have now become the source of discomfort and even agony. You can no longer participate in your favorite sports. Instead, you have to take a seat on the bench instead of running on the field.

Don’t worry:  There is hope. Through carefully placed ultrasound guided medication injections, we can provide the relief that you need to help you get back to your normal routine.


How To Fully Recover From an Achilles Tendon Injury

Your tennis game was going well—your serving was at its best, and you were easily returning balls from the baseline.

But then you heard a pop, and a searing pain—like you’ve been kicked in the calf—overwhelmed you.

This is a situation where you could have sustained an Achilles tendon tear. This injury requires immediate medical attention.


How Long Does It Take for an Ankle Fracture Recovery?

The length of time it takes an ankle fracture recovery depends upon several factors, including the extent of the break and whether or not it required surgery. Complicated fractures require additional recovery and healing time.


8 Advantages of Arthroscopic Knee Surgery and Recovery

Did your last tennis game leave you with an extensive shoulder injury? Maybe you’ve torn your rotator cuff or injured your knee on the basketball court. You want to get back into the game as soon as possible. 

For many injuries, arthroscopic surgery is a viable treatment option that is minimally invasive and highly effective. 

At Raleigh Bone and Joint Surgery Clinic, we’re proud to offer the latest, state-of-the-art arthroscopic surgical treatment to help us treat and diagnose problems within your joints. It also produces successful outcomes, especially for arthroscopic knee surgery and recovery. 

Not sure what to expect after arthroscopic knee surgery? We’ve got the answers you need as well as 8 distinct advantages of utilizing this minimally invasive surgical technique.


How You Can Avoid These Most Common Sports Injuries

When you think about orthopedics, you most likely envision physicians who help you rehabilitate from accidents that can frequently occur from participating in sports. But did you know that our Raleigh orthopedic doctors and surgeons also strive to help you prevent sports injuries?

To help you, we’ve compiled this useful, compact guide about the most common sports injuries and prevention for them.



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.