Common Injuries On the Job and How to Avoid Them

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

Primary Care Facility Opening in Cary

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

Water Helps Memory Retention for Local Seniors

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.

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Using Mobile Technology to Expand Mental Healthcare

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

Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Avoiding Joint Pain During Travel

Editor’s Note: Todd Wegerski, clinic director for the Brier Creek, CaryMorrisville and Southpoint Joint Chiropractic clinics contributed to this article.

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.

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Cary Girl Scouts Makes Food Pantries Healthier

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.

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Dorcas Ministries Raises Over $100,000 in Thanksgiving Fundraiser

Cary, NC – Thanksgiving is often a happy time for families and a recent fundraiser by Cary’s Dorcas Ministries worked to ensure many at-risk families are able to be safe and secure during the holidays.

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Cary Gym Helping Veterans Transition to Life Back Home

Cary, NC – Military members go through different experiences but one stressful process that affects all veterans is the transition back home. A nationwide non-profit is working to ease that transition through exercise and one Cary gym is helping out. Read more

Cary Girl Scout Volunteers for Children’s Hospital

Cary, NC – Long stays in a hospital can be difficult, especially for children and their families. So one local Girl Scout volunteered her time and organized others to help ease their stay, earning the Girl Scout’s top award in the process. Read more

Neck Pain? Look No Further Than Your Phone For The Cause

Editor’s Note: Todd Wegerski, clinic director for the Brier Creek, Cary, Morrisville and Southpoint Joint Chiropractic clinics contributed to this article.

Cary, NC – In my twenty years of being in the chiropractic profession, I’ve seen a lot of strange ways people have injured themselves. And now, we have created a new modern malady that afflicts many – the aptly named “Text Neck.” Read more