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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...

January 12, 2012Blog Post

Having been an orthopaedic surgeon for the past 11 years specializing in trauma surgery, I have treated many different types of injuries – some of which still amaze me. However, I have come to expect the cause of the many severe injuries.

September 22, 2011Blog Post

It is true that we see an increasing number of knee injuries in female athletes, especially in those who participate in basketball, soccer and volleyball. 

The ACL is one of the four major ligaments of the knee and acts as a stabilizer...

August 30, 2011Blog Post

Sports injuries are common in youth athletes. They often suffer sprains, strains, bruises, or broken bones. In soccer, the most common injuries are to the leg- from a twisted knee or ankle to a direct blow from a kick or collision.


July 15, 2011Blog Post

They come in all colors, shapes and sizes. They are organized by function in the shoe store and can cost from $20 to over $200, but do shoes really make a difference?

For most people of normal activity level a general, supportive shoe...