Dr. Dan Albright, an orthopedic spine surgeon in Raleigh, North Carolina, discusses neck pain. When should you treat it at home and when should you see your doctor. He points out the difference between muscular pain and nerve pain. He …
Prevention of osteoporosis is essential to health, quality of life, and independence in the elderly. The accepted diagnostic method for evaluation of fracture risk after osteopenia and osteoporosis is the measurement of bone mineral density with dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA).
Dr. Dan Albright, Orthopedic Surgeon in Raleigh, NC discusses when to consider cervical disk replacement surgery. In this video Dr. Albright explains what cervical disk replacement surgery is and when patients should consider it when experiencing nerve pain. For a consultation
Dr. Dan Albright, an Orthopedic Surgeon in Raleigh, North Carolina, discusses what the terms slip disc, herniated disc and ruptured disc mean. Through the use of models he explains the function of discs in the spine and why when herniated
A 66-year-old female who has acetabular protrusio and end-stage osteoarthritis of the right hip undergoes total hip arthroplasty through the ABMSparing approach. According to the authors, this approach avoids the complications of wound healing that can occur with an approach
Dr. Dan Albright, Orthopedic Surgeon from Raleigh, North Carolina, discusses the precautions a patient must take after knee replacement surgery. Precautions are different for partial replacement and full replacement. Watch the video to find out the restrictions. For a consultation
Hip replacement is often seen as a sign of aging.Most people believe that only the very elderly need a hip replacement. This belief derives from the facts that bones usually weaken with age. And while there is truth in that...