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  • The Walking Gait Challenge

    Gait is the manner in which one walks. It includes the tempo, rhythm, speed and stride. Not everyone walks properly, and this leads to several postural problems leading to other ailments. Some gaits are affected by abnormalities associated with physical …

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  • What is Osteoporosis?

    Dr. Dan Albright, an orthopedic surgeon in Raleigh, North Carolina explains osteoporosis using models of normal and abnormal bones. He explains why osteoporosis is a serious condition and why we should pay attention to our bone health. Summary of video: …

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  • How to Prevent Osteoporosis

    Dr. Dan Albright, an orthopedic surgeon in Raleigh, North Carolina discusses osteoporosis. In this video, Dr. Albright explains what osteoporosis is and why people with osteoporosis are more likely to sustain fractures. He also discusses what a person can to …

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  • What Causes Back Pain?

    Dr. Dan Albright, an orthopedic surgeon in Raleigh, North Carolina, discusses the causes of back pain. From simple muscle strains to more serious problems. Summary of video: What causes back pain? After the common cold, low back pain is the …

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  • Reducing opioid use prior to joint replacement surgery linked to better outcomes

    The use of opioids (narcotic pain medication), often prescribed for chronic musculoskeletal pain, has skyrocketed in recent years with 98 percent of the world’s opioid prescriptions filled in North America. Two research studies presented this week at the 2016 Annual …

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  • Women suffer more neck pain than men

    Women are 1.38 times more likely than men to report neck pain due to cervical degenerative disc disease, according to a study of adult patients treated at Loyola Medicine’s Pain Management Center. Source: Science Daily Read more

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  • Total knee arthroplasty: analysis shows EXPAREL reduces length of hospital stay and improves discharge status compared to standard analgesic modality

    Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced results of new data showing that EXPAREL® (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) infiltration compared to a standard analgesic regimen in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) significantly decreased the length of hospital stay and increased the likelihood that …

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  • When Should You Go to the Doctor for Back Pain?

    Dr. Dan Albright, an orthopedic surgeon in Raleigh, North Carolina discusses what back pain symptoms should be indications for you to see a doctor. Summary of video: When should you go to the doctor for back pain? Back pain in …

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  • What are the Non-Surgical Treatments for Low Back Pain?

    Dr. Dan Albright discusses how to handle low back pain. What can you do at home? When should you see a doctor? Do you need surgery? Summary of video: What are the non-surgical treatments for low back pain? What can …

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  • How Smoking Affects Your Surgery

    Dr. Dan Albright, an orthopedic surgeon in Raleigh, North Carolina discusses how smoking tobacco can adversely affect surgery and healing from surgery. In this video Dr. Albright will tell you why. Summary of video: It is pretty much obvious that people know smoking …

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