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Treatment for Hand Injuries

You have a hand injury – and maybe a hand fracture – and you’re wondering what to expect from your visit to the emergency department, orthopaedic office or urgent care.  Dr. Okechukwu Nwoko, a hand and wrist specialist with Wake Orthopaedics, talked us through what physicians consider when determining the treatment plan for an orthopaedic […]

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Spring Exercise-Related Injuries

As the temperatures rise, so does the impulse to get outside and exercise. Dr. Curt Hanson of Wake Orthopaedics talks to WRAL about gradually increasing your intensity to prevent exercise-related injuries.  Any change in how or where you exercise should be done with caution. The body can become accustomed to the controlled environment of the […]

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Get BACK to Life

Everyone experiences some type of back pain in their lifetime, but does constant back or neck pain prevent you from enjoying your day-to-day life to its fullest? An intricate design made of bones like vertebrae and ribs, disks, muscles, ligaments and nerves, our backs take a lot of daily wear and tear that can result […]

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