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Fall Sports Injury Clinic for Student-Athletes

We are here to help you get back in the game! Every Saturday August 19 through November 11, the sports medicine physicians of Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic will be available to answer questions about your student athletes and their injuries. Please contact Paula Guerrero at (919) 625-9657 if you have any questions.

Crucial Recovery Methods During Football Preseason Camp

Written by: Scott Pucek, CSCS, USAW, MS, XPS, MEd Ok, so you’ve worked your tail off the entire spring and summer preparing for the upcoming season. You’ve spent countless hours spent running sprints, lifting weights, etc… to get into the best possible shape of your life. Football Season is finally here and now you’re excited to… Read More »

Nutrition and Concussion Recovery

Written by: Danny Beer, MS, RDN/LDN, CPT As detailed in our other blog post this month Identifying and Treating Concussions the number of concussions occurring has been steadily increasing so knowing how to treat them is important. Today we will discuss how nutrition can help you recover faster from a concussion or traumatic brain injury (TBI).… Read More »

Raleigh Orthopaedic Physical Therapist Responds to Bethanie Mattek-Sands Injury

American Tennis Player, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, posted an emotional video about her injury at second-round Wimbledon match on Thursday, July 8, 2017.  Read our Sports Physical Therapist, Dennis Meszler, reaction to the injury: “All that work!  All that time!  All that effort!…. Down the drain”    How can one not think like that after such a devastating… Read More »

Identifying and Treating Concussions

Identifying and Treating Concussions July 13, 2017 Written by: Suzanne Blakeney, PT, DPT With summer in full swing and fall sports around the corner, one topic that has been gaining traction in the medical community and average population is concussion identification and treatment. About 25% of Americans report having suffered a concussion, with 79% of those… Read More »

Head, Shoulder, Knees, and Toes … We’ve Got You Covered!

Head, Shoulder, Knees, and Toes … We’ve Got You Covered! Rebecca Lucas, LAT, ATC, OTC Raleigh Orthopaedic Athletic Trainer Head, shoulders, knees and toes, knees and toes…..Now that childhood tune may be stuck in your head for a few days, and hopefully it will help you remember where to turn to address your Orthopaedic needs.… Read More »

New Website Launch

New Website Launch Raleigh Orthopaedic Performance Centers are pleased to announce the launch of their new website! Visit our new site at www.apcraleigh.com . We hope that you find the new design to be faster, easier to navigate and more user-friendly. We will share recent news, upcoming events, and blog posts from Raleigh Orthopaedic professionals on our… Read More »

Maintaining Joint Health Through Nutrition

Written by: Danny Beer, Performance Dietitian at EXOS @ Raleigh Orthopaedic Joint pain is something that many people deal with. In 2002 approximately 10.5 million Americans said they battled severe joint pain and by the year 2014 that number increased to 14.6 million according to researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.… Read More »

“Hey Siri – How Can I Fix Shoulder Pain?”

Written by: Dennis Meszler, Sports Physical Therapist at Raleigh Orthopaedic Performance Center in Cary With the increasing prevalence and effectiveness of technology it is hard to resist the urge to diagnose and treat yourself.  We run into it all the time with our clients in Physical Therapy and I’m sure doctors and other health care… Read More »

FMS: Why Is It Important?

Written by: Walker Cruikshank, CSCS The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) has been around for nearly 20 years now.  It is comprised of seven fundamental body weight movements that are subsequently scored on a scale of 0-3.  Much research has been conducted looking at the effectiveness of the screen.  Many have utilized the screen as a… Read More »