Our two offices in Alamance County are combining in one brand new office in October 2017! Bariatric Specialists of North Carolina will be joining our Orthopaedic practitioners in a new building at 1111 Huffman Mill Road, conveniently located near 40 and 85. Services will include: • Comprehensive Orthopaedic Surgery • Sports Medicine • Joint Replacement […]
Four independent practices have teamed up to expand your access to the highest quality, patient-centered care. At EmergeOrtho, our sole focus is helping you emerge from treatment — stronger, healthier, better.
We are pleased to introduce Orthopaedic Surgeon Alexia H. Soria, MD, to EmergeOrtho. With subspecialty training in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Dr. Soria will be treating patients in Alamance, Durham, Johnston and Wake counties. Welcome to EmergeOrtho, Dr. Soria!
What can you do to prevent Achilles tendon injuries? Here are a few tips: Stretch your calf muscles, especially after exercise. Always warm up at the beginning of exercise. Slowly increase exercise duration and intensity. Wear good-fitting shoes that support the heel Did you know: The Achilles tendon is the thickest and strongest tendon in […]
Update: Congratulations to the Durham Bulls on defeating the Memphis Redbirds 5-3 Tuesday night at PNC Field, capturing the Triple-A National Championship title for the second time in franchise history. Since 1980, Triangle Orthopaedics, now EmergeOrtho, has been Team Physicians for the Durham Bulls. The Triple-A affiliate team of the Tampa Bay Rays won fifth […]
For many students, back in the classroom also means back to the playing field. With fall sports comes an uptick in injuries in younger patients. Among the most common sports injuries for teenaged athletes is damage to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), a major ligament in the knee that connects the femur (thigh bone) to […]
For acute and chronic ligament and tendon sprains and strains, and mild arthritis, a new biologic treatment known as Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) is emerging as a promising therapy. At EmergeOrtho, board certified sports medicine physicians provide PRP therapy to athletes of all levels. What is Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy? Platelet-rich plasma is defined as a […]
EmergeOrtho Rheumatologists are working with the community as two support groups form in Durham County. A support group dedicated to all forms of arthritis began monthly meetings this Summer at Trinity Avenue Presbyterian Church in downtown. A new support group is starting in the month of September dedicated specifically to Rheumatoid Arthritis. This group will […]
By staying at the forefront of new trends in the treatment of hip pain. There have been a myriad of changes during the past 10 years in the management of patients with hip pain. Improvements in implants, refinements in surgical techniques, and advances in non-arthroplasty treatments have led to excellent outcomes and many satisfied […]
If you are experiencing persistent or chronic hip pain, the emerging field of hip preservation may be able to provide answers – and get you back to your activities. Dr. Michael Merz treats patients at the Durham and Chapel Hill locations of EmergeOrtho, and he is fellowship-trained in hip preservation. The field of hip preservation […]
Nora Fojtik, MD, is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and will be seeing patients in two Triangle-area locations. In addition to our Durham office, Dr. Fojtik will be extending Rehab Medicine to Burlington. Her clinical interests peripheral nerve and muscle disorders, with an expertise in electromyography (EMG) and nerve ultrasound. At EmergeOrtho, the Rehab Medicine team […]