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Ankle Sprains: Treatment & Prevention with Dr. Thompson

Ankle sprains occur as a result of a twisting injury to the ankle in which the ligaments that connect the ankle bones (fibula and/or tibia) to the foot bones (talus) are stretched or torn either partially or completely. Types of Ankle Sprains There are different classification systems for ankle sprains. All of these systems are based […]

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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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