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April 25, 2014Article

Wake Orthopaedics is pleased to announce we will be expanding our orthopaedic services into the Brier Creek area. We have opened a new office in the WakeMed Brier Creek campus which is conveniently located to RTP, Durham, and Morrisville. Our new...

April 10, 2014Article

Dr. Timothy Harris was once again voted one of the "Best Orthopaedic Physicians in NC in 2011". Best Doctors Inc. polled physicians to find the best doctors in over 50 specialties in North Carolina. Congratulations Dr. Harris!

March 20, 2014Article

We are pleased to welcome Dr. Okechukwu E. Nwoko, who brings to the practice exceptional skills in hand and microvascular surgery. Dr. Nwoko most recently completed his fellowship in these subspecialties at Duke University Medial Center following...

March 10, 2014Article

Wake Orthopaedics was featured in Cary Magazine in their "Top Docs" section which highlighted our providers and services demonstrating why we are one of the Top Orthopaedic practices in the Triangle.

March 1, 2014Article

Girls, ages 12-20 years old, are up to 8 times more likely to suffer an ACL injury than their male counterparts. Research has shown that specialized training in female athletes which focuses on these factors will significantly reduce the risk of...

February 25, 2014Article

Dr. Mark Wood has been named Medical Director of Wake Orthopaedics. He was elected to a 3 year term by his fellow practice members. Dr. Wood will provide managerial oversight to the practice and help to develop and mold its strategic vision. He...

February 25, 2014Article

Dr. Jonathan Chappell was inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). The academy is the largest medical association for musculoskeletal specialists. Its fellows have completed medical school, plus at least five...

February 15, 2014Article

Wake Orthopaedics is pleased to announce that we have partnered with Trinity Academy of North Raleigh. We offer orthopaedic care & injury prevention programs for their athletic teams and are excited to partner with such a prestigious academic...

February 10, 2014Blog Post

Anyone can slip and fall at any time, but winter proves to be particularly tricky. The snow and ice that the season often brings can lead to slippery conditions outside. There are certain precautions you can take, but falls can always happen...

February 3, 2014Blog Post

Winter is in full swing, and ski season is officially here. It's the time of year when we see a rash of knee injuries, especially sprains and tears of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).

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February 1, 2014Article

We are pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Corey Thompson to our practice. Dr. Thompson was born and raised in Rochester, Minnesota. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a medical degree from the...

May 29, 2013Blog Post

As an orthopaedic surgeon, I see my fair share of bounce house and trampoline injuries. These injuries occur primarily in children ages 4 to 15 and in adventurous caretakers (mothers, fathers, etc).

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May 2, 2013Blog Post

What do you do when that twinge in your back becomes a debilitating pain? Recline on the couch with a heating pad and wait for it to go away?

For the majority of people who suffer from mid- to low back pain, it is due to a lumbar strain....

April 17, 2012Blog Post

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...

January 24, 2012Blog Post

Last week, the News & Observer included a picture on the front page of its Triangle section of a man balancing precariously on the top of a step ladder trimming trees. This picture could be used as a great example of what not to do because...

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