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Orthopaedic Care

Read how Duke orthopaedic specialists are taking new approaches to care for children and adults with joint pain and injuries. 

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Saving Sergeant Muzzy
Saving Sergeant Muzzy

After an explosion at Ft. Bragg left Sgt. Cory Muzzy with severe injuries, the soldier returned to Duke to thank his doctors for saving his life, and the thera ...

Cause-Related Events Require Proper Training
Cause-Related Events Require Proper Training

The annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer is a two-day, 39-mile walk to raise funds for research and treatment. The walk and others like it support a great cause, ...

Complex Hip Surgery and Tailored Physical Therapy Returns Rider to her Horse
Complex Hip Surgery and Tailored Physical Therapy Returns Rider to her Horse

After arthroscopic surgery and physical therapy for her hip injury, Sam Hanebeck was back in the saddle again. This time, however, she could ride her beloved h ...

Football Helmet Safety
Football Helmet Safety

With football season about to get underway, Duke concussion specialist Jeff Bytomski, DO, shares his thoughts on a new football helmet rating system that shoul ...

Preventing Weekend Warrior Injuries
Preventing Weekend Warrior Injuries

Guys never think they’re too old for a friendly game of football. Yet it’s all too common to find at least one member of the team nursing a sprained ankle, twi ...

'No Pain, No Gain' Not the Best Medicine
'No Pain, No Gain' Not the Best Medicine

Young athletes who take a “no pain, no gain” approach to sports may not realize how harmful that mantra can be to their growing bodies.

Flexible Running Schedule Helps Prevent Injuries
Flexible Running Schedule Helps Prevent Injuries

Marathon training requires a pretty strict schedule. If you’re a mom, however, time is not always on your side. “Being a mom is the best thing that ever happen ...

Ankle Surgeon Sees Patient Care Potential for Google Glass
Ankle Surgeon Sees Patient Care Potential for Google Glass

As an early Google Glass explorer, Duke Health orthopaedic surgeon, Selene Parekh, MD, sees many ways this wearable technology will soon enhance patient care. ...

Keeping Student Athletes Safe During Summer Workouts
Keeping Student Athletes Safe During Summer Workouts

Rising temperatures and school team summer workouts can be a deadly mix if precautions aren’t in place to prevent potentially fatal exercise-related complicati ...

Young Dancer Active Again After Hip Surgery
Young Dancer Active Again After Hip Surgery

Kate McPherson of Raleigh is dancing again after arthroscopic hip surgery relieved her of chronic hip pain.

Active and Pain Free After Hip Replacement
Active and Pain Free After Hip Replacement

“If not for Duke Orthopaedics and modern science I would be in a wheelchair,” says Gwen Palmer who underwent hip replacement surgery. Instead, she spends her d ...

New Options for Relieving Hip Pain
New Options for Relieving Hip Pain

The Duke Young Hip Center helps people age 50(ish) and younger find solutions for hip ailments, to prevent the development of severe arthritis in the hip, and ...