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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Running + Beer: A Hoppy Way to Work Out

Most of us don’t typically associate beer with exercise, but there might actually be a few good reasons to enjoy a pint or two after your run More

16 Apr

What Time of Day is Best to Work Out?

It really depends on who you ask, but more importantly, it really depends on you. More

8 Apr

Alternative Fitness and Fun

We all know the benefits of a good workout, but for some, staying motivated can be challenging. More

6 Apr

Fit Tip Friday – Training the Posterior (Back) Muscle Groups

Our back is made up of a group of muscles that work together to support our everyday activities like lifting children, running , and even sitting at our desk with good posture. More

3 Apr

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

I’m an occupational therapist, and it’s somewhat ironic that spring coincides with National Occupational Therapy Month in April... More

1 Apr

What do learning, statistics and sports scores have in common?

CMS, OrthoCarolina bringing new STEM program to high school athletics More

31 Mar

The Importance of Elevating Your Heart Rate Through Exercise

According to the American Heart Association, factors including a person’s age and health activities all determine what a normal heart rate is. More

25 Mar

Fit Tip Friday — Side Bridge

Core exercises are important for everyone, but people with lower back pain can especially benefit from extra focus on the core. More

20 Mar