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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13 Significant Carolina Panthers Injuries

When it comes to the NFL, injury prevention and care are paramount for coaches, players and teams. From pre-season to the Super Bowl; from serious and downright gruesome, football injuries can profoundly impact a team’s season More

12 Nov

Northshore Orthopedics joins the OrthoCarolina Family

Northshore Orthopedic is now OrthoCarolina Mooresville (Exit 35)! Download

3 Nov

National Physical Therapy Month: What Our Patients Say

Below are some comments from our patients about their OrthoCarolina physical therapy experience. We are grateful for our PTs, their service and hard work! More

28 Oct

For three days last week, Charlotte played host to 105 of the top knee surgeons in the world.

The top knee surgeons in world come to Charlotte for the annual meeting of the Knee Society. More

23 Oct

National Physical Therapy Month: Meet Kristine Royen

She loves sports as much as you do! More

22 Oct

What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy -- Y Balance Test

As those of us in the therapy world look to get more objective and evidence-based, incorporating new tools can certainly make our jobs easier. More

20 Oct