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.
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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We are excited to offer the newest techniques in hip replacement including the DIRECT ANTERIOR APPROACH which provides for faster recovery, less time out from activity and work, and smaller incisions. Dr. Jones and Dr. Benedict are both performing this newest technique for the benefit of our patient’s recovery. As always, we strive to stay involved with the latest, safest and most beneficial services for the Triangle area and beyond.
Summer 2012 – Our orthopaedic surgeons at Bone and Joint are now providing outpatient surgery services at Capital City Surgery Center. This Center is an independent, fully-licensed Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) providing multi-specialty outpatient surgical services to Triangle area residents. This state-of-the-art facility provides the highest quality and convenient outpatient surgery options for patients, in a much more cost-effective setting than a hospital setting. Patients receiving outpatient surgery at this Center will have signifiantly lower deductibles and co-pays than they would at a hospital. The Center adheres to some of the most rigid quality control standards in the country, as evidenced by the Medicare Certification and adherence to guidelines established by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).
Dr. David Jones will be at Fleet Feet Sports in Raleigh on Thursday, March 22 at 7:00pm to share his knowledge and wisdom about running related injuries. He will discuss known and proven injury prevention techniques, as well as some of the myths you may have heard about injury prevention. The seminar is free and will be approximately an hour long.
To learn more about this event, click here.
December 2011- Dr. Jones, who is part of our orthopaedic physician team just launched a website dedicated to educating patients about hip arthroscopy. Dr. Jones is one of a few doctors in the Triangle who preforms hip arthroscopy which requires specialized training and years of experience. This procedure is minimally invasive and does not involve a large incision allowing the patient to go home the same day as their surgery.
Click here to learn more about hip arthroscopy and view Dr. Jones’ new website.
October 20011 – Dr. Idler is a fellowship trained orthopaedic spine surgeon with training in a variety of surgical procedures including minimally invasive and structure sparing techniques, cervical and lumbar discreplacements, lateral approaches and percutaneous techniques that significantly reduce tissue damage during surgery. His approach to treating patients with spinal dysfunction includes a comprehensive evaluation of their problem and clear explanation of their diagnosis with the goal of educating the patient on all aspects of their condition as well as expected outcomes of their various treatment options.
Call us or request your appointment online today with Dr. Idler.
September 2011 – Students are back in school now and winter sports is just around the corner! Our physicians provide student athletes physical exam and assessment for their upcoming sports season. We have same day appointments available.