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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Patient Education

As a national leader in orthopedic educational research, we share data and information you can trust

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Step inside the exam room…

Join OrthoCarolina as we broadcast live from inside the patient exam room on Thursday, October 8 through Periscope More

7 Oct

30 Things You Didn’t Know About Physician Assistants (PAs)

National PA Week is held every year from Oct. 6–12 More

5 Oct

Our PTs: They’ve Got Your Back…and Your Legs…and More…

October is National Physical Therapy Month More

2 Oct

From Fractures to Fire Suits

How one athletic trainer does double duty as a NASCAR pit crew member More

30 Sep

Charlotte Observer Names OrthoCarolina a Winner of the Charlotte Metro Area 2015 Top Workplaces Award

OrthoCarolina has been awarded a 2015 Top Workplaces honor by The Charlotte Observer. More

29 Sep

Preventing Falls for the Elderly

According to the CDC, among older adults falls are the leading cause of injury in adults 65 and older and 95% of hip fractures are caused by falls. More

22 Sep

What is Shoulder Impingement?

Just above your rotator cuff, you have a fluid-filled sac called a bursa. The job of the bursa is to provide a cushion between tendons and bones. Bursa can become inflamed which can cause pain. More

21 Sep

Cervicogenic Headaches: Long name; treatable problem

Most of us have had a headache before and know that they are…well, a headache. More

16 Sep