NewsHealth articles, news and more

News

Neck Pain

The neck or cervical spine is a coordinated network of nerves, bones, joints, and muscles directed by the brain and the spinal cord. It is designed for strength, stability, and nerve communication. However, because it is less protected than the rest of the spine, the neck can be vulnerable to injury and disorders that produce… read more


Liposuction FAQs

Pinehurst Surgical offers the latest liposuction technology to shape and contour your body and boost your self-image and esteem. Here are some questions and answers that may be on your mind. What is Cynosure Smartlipo? Smartlipo is FDA approved, minimally invasive, laser- assisted liposuction and an advanced alternative to traditional liposuction. The laser enhances fat… read more


Total Solar Eclipse Eye Safety

On August 21, 2017, beginning at 10:15 a.m. PDT, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the United States. The whole continent will experience a partial eclipse lasting 2 to 3 hours. Halfway through the event, anyone within a roughly 70-mile-wide path from Oregon to South Carolina will experience a brief total eclipse. At that… read more


August is Psoriasis Awareness Month

What is Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a noncontagious, chronic skin condition that produces plaques of thickened, scaling skin. The dry flakes of skin scales result from the excessively rapid proliferation of skin cells. The proliferation of skin cells is triggered by inflammatory chemicals produced by specialized white blood cells called lymphocytes. Psoriasis commonly affects the skin… read more


Important Questions about Hip Replacement

Thinking about Hip Replacement surgery? Here are answers to some of of the questions you may have.  What is a total hip replacement? Also called hip arthroscopy, total hip replacement is surgery to remove damaged hip bone and cartilage and replace it with prosthetic materials. Hip replacement surgery is designed for people with long-standing persistent… read more


August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

With a large number of states beginning the school year earlier, August is the new September! Along with back-to-school shopping, it’s time to make a Comprehensive Eye Exam appointment for your child (children). When is the right time to get a comprehensive eye exam? According to the American Public Health Association, one out of four students… read more


Back Pain

Back pain is a common problem that affects most people at some point in their life. It usually feels like an ache, tension or stiffness in your back. The pain can be triggered by bad posture while sitting or standing, bending awkwardly, or lifting incorrectly. The incidence of back pain has drastically increased. Approximately 90%… read more


Men’s Health and Male Urological Issues

Common problems that all men may experience at some time in their lives: Bladder control problems: Frequent urination? How much is too much? If you are urinating more often than your normal, it may be time to consult a urologist at Pinehurst Surgical in North Carolina. It may be an indication of a medical condition… read more


At Pinehurst Surgical, each of our surgeons in Pinehurst, Sanford, Troy, Rockingham, Laurinburg and Raeford, NC is truly a specialist in his or her field. So whether you’re coming in for a routine checkup or a major surgery, you can feel confident knowing that your problem will be treated in the most thoughtful, dedicated manner possible.