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.

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Why Did My Orthopaedic Surgeon Order An MRI?

As an Orthopaedist (or Orthopaedic Surgeon), I can diagnose a lot of problems and injuries by listening carefully to your symptoms, how you got them and by doing a thorough examination. Other times things like X-rays and MRIs are necessary to be more thorough.

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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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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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