Cape Fear Orthopedics: Douglas S. McFarlane, MBChB, FRCSE

Douglas S. McFarlane, MBChB, FRCSE, is a remarkable orthopedic surgeon who is currently employing his extraordinary set of knowledge and skills to treat patients at Cape Fear Orthopedics in Fayetteville, North Carolina. 278 more words

Cape Fear Orthopedics

Trochanteric Bursitis

What is Trochanteric Bursitis?

Trochanteric bursitis is described as lateral hip pain over the greater trochanter which is aggravated by direct pressure. It is painful inflammation of the bursa located just superficial to the greater trochanter of the femur. 264 more words

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Dr. Michael Acurio - Benefits of Getting Children Involved in Sports

A father of five children, Dr. Michael Acurio has often had his hands full in getting his kids to engage in youth sports. He is involved in the Benton Little League as a volunteer, something that has afforded him the opportunity to see the benefits that arise from getting children to play sports from an early age. 228 more words

Health & Fitness

30 Days of Thanks Day 1 - Dr. Czajka

Stretched out on the hospital gurney, awaiting the results of my x-ray, I stared at my sister Sandy with dread. I knew the doctor was going to tell me it was broken. 1,003 more words


Dr. Michael Acurio - How do You Prepare for Orthopedic Surgery?

Dr. Michael Acurio has performed many surgical operations during his 25-plus years as an orthopedic surgeon. As is common in many surgeries, he likes to ensure patients are prepared for the operation, which ensures that patients know what expect when they go under the knife. 233 more words

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Portraits, Progress & Pain

I have been distant from WordPress and blogging for quite some time. Life has been hectic and slow at the same time.

The boys are both back in school and into the swing of things, my husband has been traveling internationally for work, and I’ve been recuperating from my left elbow replacement surgery on the 19th of September and a pinched/aggravated ulnar nerve in the right arm due to overcompensating. 238 more words