Dr. Mark A Burt MD
Sports Medicine Specialist | Sports Medicine11550 Common Oaks Drive #100 Raleigh NC, 27614
Dr. Mark Burt is an orthopedic surgeon practicing in Raleigh, NC. Dr. Burt specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries, diseases and disorders of the body's musculoskeletal system. As an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Burt treats bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopedic surgeon who specializes in: sports medicine injuries, knee and shoulder arthroscopy, fracture care, carpal tunnel surgery, trigger finger surgery, meniscus tears, ACL reconstruction, rotator cuff tear repair, etc. Board Certified by American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Fellow in American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. Certificate of added qualification of Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgery. http://orthodoc.aaos.org/markburt/index.cfm https://emergeortho.com/
Education and Training
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI BA 1990
Wayne State University Medical School, Detroit, MI MD 1995
Tulane University Medical School Department of Orthopedic Surgery, New Orleans, LA MD 2000
Wayne State Univ Sch of Med, Detroit Mi 1995
Wayne State University School of Medicine 1995
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
Dr. Mark A Burt MD's Expert Contributions
Can a chiropractor help with sciatica?
Yes, chiropractic manipulations can be helpful along with physical therapy, stretching, flexibility, and core strengthening. May take NSAIDs or Tylenol as needed if no contraindications or allergies. READ MORE
Steroid Injection Question
Usually, you may get a steroid shot while taking Cipro. You will need to discuss this with your providers. If no uncontrolled infections then you should be able to have a steroid injection. . READ MORE
Can chiropractic help with swelling?
A DC may be able to help with swelling: rest, ice, compression, physical therapy. READ MORE
What is a good treatment for lower back pain?
Stretching, flexibility program daily. Core strengthening every other day. Physical therapy. Warm moist heat to loosen muscle before exercising and icing x 20-30 minutes (caution: do not freeze skin or cause frost bite) after exercising. READ MORE
Tennis elbow is lateral epicondylitis. Golfer’s elbow is medial epicondylitis. Spur or enesothapthy is a result of chronic tension / stress or muscle tightness. Usually stretching & flexibility exercises will resolve the pain. Occasionally an injection or surgery is required. READ MORE
Is it better to get a massage or see a chiropractor for muscle knots?
The massage therapist may be more effective for treating muscle knots than a chiropractor or working with a physical therapist. READ MORE
Does an elbow brace help with elbow pain?
Depends on what the elbow brace is being used to treat. yes, braces can be used for treatment. READ MORE
How long does a steroid injection for bursitis last?
Some injections may last a very long time but others may only work for 1-2 weeks. READ MORE
Rest, ice, and over-the-counter medications as needed and as tolerated. You may need to seek evaluation by your doctor or an orthopedic clinic. READ MORE
What is the fastest way to recover from spine surgery?
You will need to discuss this with your spine surgeon. Depends on the surgery performed, soft tissue & bone healing. READ MORE
Yes , if you are completely asymptomatic. but you should be evaluated by a cardiologist to ensure there is nothing more serious eg an arrhythmia- atrial fibrillation or flutter, etc. READ MORE
How can I get rid of back pain after working out?
Usually, you need to work on flexibility and core strengthening. If any numbing or tingling consider possible formal physical therapy and exercise program. If not improving or worsening after 6 weeks then you may need x-rays and MRI needed. Typically 90% of lower back pain is resolved with flexibility and core strengthening. If any bowel or bladder dysfunction may need to see an emergency evaluation. READ MORE
Which treatment is best for tennis elbow?
The key is stretching, flexibility exercises several times a day. Warm moist heat to work on stretching forearm muscles. Icing after exercises. NSAIDs as needed eg ibuprofen or Naproxen may supplement with Tylenol. Look up tennis elbow exercises. Once you feel better continue a maintenance stretching program. Forearm straps and sleeves may be helpful but the key is the stretching/flexibility home exercise program. READ MORE
Can chiropractors help with ankle joint pain?
Yes, they may be able to help with adjustments and physical therapy. READ MORE
Is a sleeve or strap better for tennis elbow?
Either may be effective but the key is stretching & flexibility exercises multiple times a day. READ MORE
Should you have surgery for a bulging disc?
No READ MORE
How do you treat knee pain?
Rest, ice, compression, if not allergic then acetaminophen alternating with ibuprofen or naproxen. Also, range of motion and strengthening. If locking, catching, buckling, or giving away or an injury then you may need to see an orthopedic provider. READ MORE
How long does it take to recover from knee ligament surgery?
For a ligament reconstruction to heal can take 4 months, but to regain & build up muscle strength & endurance in order to return to play or sports may take 8-12 months - you need 85-90% strength of operative leg compared to non operative leg to safely return to sports/play. READ MORE
How long should you wear a tennis elbow brace?
The key to resolving “tennis elbow” is the stretching of your forearm muscles & working on full range of motion of your wrist and elbow. You should stretch every hour for a few minutes at a time. The forearm elbow strap is to be worn with aggravating activities. Be sure to ice x 20 minutes after activities. If no allergies or contraindications then taking an oral NSAIDs eg naproxen or ibuprofen as needed with food on your stomach. Once it resolves, you need to continue with a maintenance program to prevent reoccurrence. READ MORE
I have pain in my back and legs?
Look up lower back exercises online. Warm moist heat & stretching - 90% of low back pain resolves in 6 weeks. NSAIDs (if tolerated & not allergic) as needed alternating with Tylenol. If not improving or worsening then go to your PCP or physical therapist - if loss of bladder or bowel control goes to the emergency room immediately. READ MORE
- Torn Meniscus
- Herniated Disc
- Patellar Tendonitis
- Degenerative Disc Disease (ddd)
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