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.


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Three Injuries, Three Months: Sarah’s Story

At age 28, I was in the best shape of my life... More

21 Aug

Going the Extra Mile: Helping Care Ring Cross the Finish Line

Each August we take to the streets with our fellow runners for the annual OrthoCarolina 10K Classic. More

20 Aug

The Ultimate List: Our Top 50 Tips for Running Your First Race

Running your first race can be scary, exhilarating and everything in between. More

19 Aug

Patience is Probably the Best Quality in a Runner

I spend a lot of time playing the numbers game and weighing probabilities of various outcomes as a running coach... More

17 Aug

Indoor Cycling and Your Core

Exercise and staying fit is a big part of Dr. David Anderson’s life. More

6 Aug

Exercising With Arthritis

The pain and stiffness arthritis causes can make a workout seem beyond grasp, especially when the symptoms are so intense you feel more immobile than athletic. More

3 Aug

Why the Core Muscles are Different from Other Muscles

The core is the part of the human body located between the pelvic floor and diaphragm, and its main job is to hold and protect your spine. More

29 Jul