Excellence in Orthopedics

OrthoCarolina is one of the nation's leading independent academic orthopedics practices serving North Carolina and the Southeast since 1922. We provide comprehensive musculoskeletal care including operative and non-operative care, diagnostic imaging and rehabilitative therapy. Widely known for musculoskeletal research and training, our physicians have specialized expertise in foot & ankle, hip & knee, shoulder & elbow, spine, sports medicine, hand, pediatric orthopedics, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. OrthoCarolina. You. Improved.


We comprise the nation's leading physicians, physician's assistants & therapists

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Fit Tip Friday — Side Bridge

Core exercises are important for everyone, but people with lower back pain can especially benefit from extra focus on the core. More

20 Mar

Chow Down Like Your Doc -- What Our Physicians Eat for Breakfast

March is National Nutrition Month More

19 Mar

Three Major Kids’ Soccer Injuries to Know About

Because no matter their position on the field, all soccer players are keepers… More

17 Mar

What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy – Multi Radiance Medical Laser®

Laser treatment is a non-invasive therapeutic modality, or treatment, designed to reduce and relieve chronic pain that can happen as the result of a variety different orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions. More

16 Mar

Ice vs. Heat: What Should I Use, When?

Almost all of us, at some point, will strain or irritate a muscle or ligament, and the resulting pain can have a big impact on your daily life. To make that pain subside is it better to use ice or heat? More

4 Mar

Behind the Scenes: Athletic Training at the College Level

At Belmont Abbey, we strive to educate our students in three areas: body, mind, and spirit. In athletics, we focus a little more on the body area and work to keep our athletes in optimal physical condition both to prevent injury and to compete at a high level. More

2 Mar

Meet Angela Sneed, NASCAR Athletic Trainer

How she stayed on track and made her dream come true More

1 Mar

Fit Tip Friday - Foam Rolling for Beginners

Why do our muscles sometimes feel tight? More

27 Feb