October 20 is World Osteoporosis Day, and Central Carolina Orthopaedic Associates has adopted Echolight technology, a new bone density and quality testing technology that is rare, revolutionary, and in high demand.
Osteoporosis is a serious disease that can weaken your bones over time and cause fragility fractures. In order to avoid serious bone breaks, it's important to know about the causes, signs, and risk factors associated with osteoporosis, as well as the solutions we offer osteoporosis patients.
Ideally, a hip surgery will give you the same capabilities your original hip would, but because your body takes time to adjust to the new prosthetic hip, there are certain movements and activities you should avoid to prevent further damage.
When you experience shoulder pain, it can be difficult to pinpoint the cause. The shoulder, after all, is a complex joint that connects the upper arm (humerus), shoulder blade (scapula), and collarbone (clavicle) and includes a collection of tendons, cartilage, and soft tissue.
Regardless of how strong your bones are, how in shape you are, or how well you eat, accidents can happen and bones can break. Whether it be from a fall, a car accident, or some other external force placing pressure on your bones, breaking a bone is an experience that can be quite pa