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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Toe Up, Toe Off: How Important is Footstrike in Running?

How the foot interacts with the ground while running is a topic of many running conversations... More

7 Aug

Aquatic and Pool-based Therapy

Aquatic-based therapy offers a healing medium and therapeutic components that can be customized to each patient’s needs... Visit URL

5 Aug

What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy – the McKenzie Method & Self-Treatment for Back Pain

Back pain can sometimes feel unbearable... More

1 Aug

8 Ways to Keep Your Knees Healthy as You Age

Knee pain is a common problem, especially in older adults. As we move, walk and run every day, we battle gravity, and natural deterioration will occur... More

31 Jul

What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy – Check out H-Wave ®

H-Wave stimulation is a drug-free form of electrical stimulation, or small muscle fiber stimulator, that treats chronic soft-tissue injury, improves lymphatic flow, and helps decrease acute, chronic and neuropathic pain More

23 Jul

The “Real Core”: Yoga and the Psoas

Your core muscles are deep in your back and help stabilize and strengthen your spine. More

22 Jul

Off to a Running Start!

Whether you’re an experienced runner or still working up to completing a mile, running is a full-body exercise that helps strengthen bones, muscles, vital organs and more. We’re partnering with the Charlotte Observer to launch Run Charlotte Run, putting the best in running tips, inspiration, health information and more all in one place. Visit URL

17 Jul

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

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