Interested in a career in Physical Therapy?

Let us help to answer some of the Frequently Asked Questions:

What is Physical Therapy?

Physical therapy is a type of rehabilitation rendered to individuals of all ages who have sustained a physical injury, short- or long-term painful ailments or disease, or individuals born with a condition that has led to physical impairment, dysfunction, or disability. Continue reading “Interested in a career in Physical Therapy?”

We are now offering free core assessments.

Did you know that a strong core reduces the risk of knee injuries?  According to the American Journal of Sports Medicine Athletes with less trunk/core control had a higher risk of knee injuries especially anterior cruciate injuries (ACL).

Guilford Orthopaedic is offering free core assessements.  Contact us today to schedule your free assessement at 336-235-4501. Continue reading “We are now offering free core assessments.”

What is Osteoporosis / Bone Density Testing

By Dominic McKinley, MD, CAQ

What is Osteoporosis/Bone Density Testing?

Osteoporosis is a disease resulting from loss of bone mineral content (i. e. calcium). A loss of calcium in bones results in decreased density of the bones. When bones lose calcium they become more brittle and are susceptible to fractures. Continue reading “What is Osteoporosis / Bone Density Testing”

Guilford Orthopaedic Sponsors the Biggest Winner Challenge

(3/24/10) We are a sponsor for The Biggest Winner Challenge between the Greensboro Police Department and Greensboro Firefighters. Twenty people from both the fire and police force have joined this challenge to not only better their lives but to raise funds for regional charity organizations. Additionally, both the fire chief and police chief have joined in on the challenge. Continue reading “Guilford Orthopaedic Sponsors the Biggest Winner Challenge”

Lumbar Disc Herniation: Anatomy, Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Treatment by Mark Dumonski, MD

By Mark L. Dumonski, MD

Introduction

Lumbar disc herniations represent one of the most common conditions encountered in a typical spine clinic. Symptoms can range from a patient being completely asymptomatic, to leg pain (commonly referred to as “radiculopathy” or “sciatica”), to a profound and debilitating loss of bowel and bladder control. The latter condition is called “cauda equina syndrome”, and while much less common than radiculopathy, does have the potential to lead to permanent bowel, bladder, and sexual dysfunction. Continue reading “Lumbar Disc Herniation: Anatomy, Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Treatment by Mark Dumonski, MD”