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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Get to Know Your Knee

What’s in a knee, and how does it work? More

16 Jul

Females and CrossFit

Strength training is so often ignored by females. More

15 Jul

How to Prevent Incision Scarring from Sunburn

Scars are a natural part of the body’s healing process after injury or surgery... More

8 Jul

Cheerleading and Injury Risk

The American Medical Association recently declared cheerleading a sport, saying that the rigors and risks led them to the decision. More

7 Jul

Smoldering Setback: A Firefighter’s Journey to Stay Healthy

For Matt Yost, being in shape isn't just part of his healthy lifestyle. His job and people’s lives depend on it. More

30 Jun

10 Reasons to Start Paddle Boarding

Standup paddle boarding (SUP) has crested into a major water sports industry over the last decade. More

27 Jun

Why I Used to Grunt When Putting on my Socks

Four years ago, I was not healthy. I was eating pizza and burgers 3-4 times a week and drinking too much beer and soda. Sure, we like to indulge sometimes, but I was not healthy. I peaked at 190 pounds, which is a lot for me, after a Christmas vacation with my buddies – and I felt depressed about my overall health. More

25 Jun

Men’s Health Month: Meet Zach Hollister

Staying healthy not only requires physical work but also positive mental reinforcement in all other aspects of life. This applies whether you’re in the gym, on the road pounding pavement, in the pool or in the kitchen. I find a lot of men put in the hard work physically but often lack the discipline to make their efforts count. More

24 Jun

Water Safety Tips

Urgent Cares and emergency rooms see hundreds of thousands of swimming and water-related injuries each year, with a higher number during the hotter months of summer when water activities are popular More

19 Jun

Men’s Health Month: Meet Adam Whiting

June is Men’s Health Month More

16 Jun

8 Watersports and Boating Safety Tips for Summer

During the hot weather of the summer months, we tend to see a high number of injuries from water sports... More

12 Jun

OrthoCarolina in Your Community

With 33 locations across the Carolinas, odds are there is an office not too far from home. More

10 Jun

Orthopaedic Specialists of the Carolinas is now OrthoCarolina Winston!

Region’s Leading Orthopedic Group Expands into the Triad While Continuing to Offer Quality, Convenient Care! Visit URL

2 Jun