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February 22, 2017

Coach Gary Williams of the ABC Lightning Basketball Club hosted a skills camp on Saturday, February 11th at Southern Wake Academy in Fuquay-Varina and invited Luke Hudson, a Physical Therapist at Wake Orthopaedics, in on the action!

November 5, 2015

You have a hand injury – and maybe a hand fracture – and you’re wondering what to expect from your visit to the emergency department,

April 27, 2015

An estimated 282,000 baseball-related injuries per year require treatment in hospitals, doctor offices or emergency rooms for players 18 years of age and younger.  Injuries are a part of all sports, however, many overuse injuries may be preventabl

June 5, 2014

Scoliosis is a disordered growth that creates a rotation in the spine. It's typically diagnosed in pre-teen or teenage children and is far more common in girls (90 to 95 percent) than in boys (five to 10 percent).

February 10, 2014

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.

February 3, 2014

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).

May 29, 2013

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).

May 2, 2013

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?

April 17, 2012

As the temperatures rise, so does the impulse to get outside and exercise.

January 24, 2012

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.

January 12, 2012

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, 2011

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. 

August 30, 2011

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, 2011

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?

March 7, 2011

Several patients have asked me over the past week about a study that was released by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons that found that stretching before running may not prevent injuries.