Cary, NC – In the world of fitness fads, one new trend is something called a “waist trainer.” And if you have heard about it or are curious, a closer look at its medical impact shows it may not be the ideal treatment. Read more
Cary, NC – With a new year, many people make resolutions and often they have to do with personal fitness or health. A new option for those people is opening in Cary as CycleBar ads a location here. Read more
Cary, NC – When we hear about work-related injuries, many of us may assume that injuries can only happen at a high-risk occupation, such as construction work or manufacturing, but in reality, an injury on the job can happen to anyone, of any profession. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in 2015, there were approximately 2.9 million workplace injuries and illnesses reported by the private industry employers.
Although everyone is at risk for being injured at work, here are some of the most common workplace injuries, how to handle them, and how to avoid them. Read more
Cary, NC – While Wake County has strong growth in some areas, there is still community need, particularly when it comes to health care. To address this, Cary will now have a primary care facility open, courtesy of Dorcas Ministries. Read more
Cary, NC – Staying active later in life can be a good way to stave off memory loss and remain in shape and one local program is finding particular success with aquatic training.
Cary, NC – Mental health often gets overlooked in the larger medical field and many parts of North Carolina have difficulty accessing necessary resources and experts. But a new program is working to directly connect people with experts, no matter where they are. Read more
Cary, NC – How many of you remember the classic movie “Planes, Trains and Automobiles?” While I enjoyed watching this again over the weekend, it made me think about all of my patients who will be traveling over the holidays and how you can prevent injuries as you travel. Remember, the holidays are stressful and our bodies are more prone to injury when we are under stress.
Cary, NC – Food banks and food pantries are good resources for families but often the foods donated are not optimally nutritious. But one local Girl Scout has worked with food pantries and their donors to make sure healthier food is getting to the people of the Triangle.