Woman after chemotherapy visiting doctor in hospital What to Expect With Breast Cancer Surgery

The thought of undergoing breast cancer surgery might frighten you, but much of that fear can be attributed to the unknown. Knowing what to expect about your procedure can alleviate much of the nervousness you might have surrounding your procedure. Below is a look at what you can expect regarding your... Read More

What You Need to Know About Gastric Bypass Surgery

If you’ve been working tirelessly towards a healthier weight but have seen little to no results no matter how much effort you put in, it may be time to consider more invasive solutions. One of the most common procedures to help patients jumpstart their weight loss journey is gastric bypass surgery. ... Read More

When You Should Consider Surgery for Pain Management

Few conditions can hinder your lifestyle more than chronic pain. Whether your pain is a result of an accident, such as a fall or sports injury, or if it is due to an underlying condition such as cancer or arthritis, you deserve relief. For some patients, the pain is not a... Read More

What You Can Expect After Surgery for Weight Loss

Obesity can directly affect your health and quality of life. Even after taking extensive weight loss measures such as exercise and diet, some still have a difficult time losing or maintaining their weight. If this sounds like a challenge you’re currently facing, or if you’re struggling with other health conditions related... Read More

What You Need to Know About Common Pain Management Procedures

According to the CDC, 1 in 5 people in the U.S. suffer from chronic pain. When it comes to treating chronic pain, the pain management procedure must be tailored to the individual’s symptoms.   Let’s take a look at the most common pain management procedures and what to expect with each.... Read More

Common Types of Orthopedic Surgery Procedures

  Orthopedic surgery, or orthopedics, focuses on the treatment of the musculoskeletal system. That includes bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves, and even the skin.  There are many different types of orthopedic surgery that can treat anything from a birth defect to an injury to arthritis. Below are some of the... Read More

Available Laser Treatments at Carolinas Center for Surgery

When other skin treatments just won’t work, laser treatments can be used to restore, replenish, and rejuvenate your skin safely, quickly, and effectively.  Laser skin treatment or hair removal involves using a small laser to direct short, concentrated pulses of light to the targeted area to remove thin layers of skin. ... Read More

Why Monthly Breast Exams Are Important

In 2019, there were 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer in women in the U.S, according to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure non-profit. The prevalence of this type of cancer makes it important for women to have regular breast exams. So how often should you get a breast... Read More

Psychological Practices for Pain Management

Living with chronic pain can feel overwhelming and affects every aspect of your life. That’s why it’s essential to consider a wide range of treatment options. One potentially surprising treatment option? A psychological approach. Used either alone or along with other pain management treatments, psychological factors should be considered in the... Read More

The 7 Most Common Types of Spinal Surgery

Back pain comes in all varieties and has a number of different causes. Fortunately there is a type of spinal surgery to address every need.  Below are some of the more commonly performed types of spinal surgery.  Spinal Surgeries for Back Pain Spinal fusion A spinal fusion involves fusing together two... Read More