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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Spring into Baseball: Tips for a Successful Season

After a long and brutal winter, spring has finally sprung in the Carolinas. For many of us, that means one thing – BASEBALL! More

9 Apr

How Do Orthopedic Surgeons Contribute to College Athletics?

If you know OrthoCarolina, you know that we’re passionate about sports, including our local and regional college teams... More

7 Apr

Small kids, big injuries

Read more on what Dr. Christian Clark with OrthoCarolina Pediatrics told the Charlotte Observer about overuse injury risks in children: More

4 Apr

NoDa Run Club: How running and beer bring a community together

After thousands of miles and countless beers, NoDa Brewing Run Club has converted marathon runners into IPA fiends and craft beer snobs into PR machines. More

3 Apr

Connect with experts!

Miss today's Macaroni Kid Facebook with Dr. Christian Clark? Well here is the entire conversation... Download

2 Apr

Orthocarolina explains female soccer Injuries and causes in kids & older athletes

Help keep your kids and teens on the field and out of the doctor’s office with this insight on female soccer injuries from former professional soccer player and PA-C Andy Hylton of OrthoCarolina. Visit URL

1 Apr

Happy National Athletic Training Month – Meet Evan Kureczka

March is National Athletic Training Month. Athletic trainers are health professionals who collaborate with other medical providers on injury prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. More

31 Mar

Behind the Scenes: Athletic Training at the College Level

At Belmont Abbey, we strive to educate our students in three areas: body, mind, and spirit. In athletics, we focus a little more on the body area and work to keep our athletes in optimal physical condition both to prevent injury and to compete at a high level. More

28 Mar

A bout with a devastating injury: How a Charlotte Roller Girl got back on her feet

It was just a standard practice for Lorissa Shepstone and the Charlotte Roller Girls last September... More

27 Mar

Running Tips: How to Love Running

As someone who loves running, it's difficult to put myself inside the head of someone who hates it. But it's easy for me to relate to people who are new to running, who kinda-sorta like it, who are trying to find a way to love it. After all, I was in that position myself not so long ago. More

26 Mar

19 Running Injury-Prevention Tips from OrthoCarolina Experts

19 Running Injury-Prevention Tips from OrthoCarolina Experts More

25 Mar

The Hip, Getting Older and Running

Many active Americans worry about the impact of exercise on their hips. Chris Dollar, PT, DPT, talks about the hip and how it ages with you. More

24 Mar

Run4Papa - Running Against Dementia

A journey creating awareness and raising funds for dementia research by running marathons all over the world. More

19 Mar

What are Shin Splints?

“Shin splints” is a broad term used to describe pain that occurs in the front of the lower leg (shin). More

18 Mar

Happy National Athletic Training Month

March is National Athletic Training Month. Athletic trainers are health professionals who collaborate with other medical providers on injury prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. More

17 Mar

OrthoCarolina Running Tips: Increasing Your Running Mileage Safely

When runners begin increasing their mileage, it is important to do so in a calculated manner to avoid overuse injuries. More

16 Mar

New Joints for Senior Patients

When patients have painful joints such as hips or knees that continue to bother them despite non-surgical therapy, joint replacements can help tremendously – even among the elderly population. More

11 Mar

RunningWorks: New Steps to Fight Homelessness

Inspiration is easy to come by for those who have experienced RunningWorks. More

7 Mar

Why and How I Started Running

OrthoCarolina is excited to announce a partnership with Run with Theoden and Theoden Janes. More

5 Mar

THE TOP 22 NORTH AMERICAN KNEE SURGEONS - Dr. Springer

Dr. Bryan Springer recognized for excellence Visit URL

3 Mar

I'm New to Running. Where Do I Begin?

Whatever the reason, you've decided to take up running. Maybe you’d like to lose weight, or you’re working on strengthening your body to help with rehabilitation after an injury or a surgery... More

28 Feb

Aaron's Crossfit Corner

Functional Movement More

26 Feb

OrthoCarolina in the Fast Lane

This year’s winners (Matt Kenseth, Duel #1, and Denny Hamlin, Duel #2), are both with our partner Joe Gibbs Racing. More

25 Feb

Welcome to Dr. Brian Curtin

Dr. Curtin joins our Hip and Knee Center. Visit URL

21 Feb

High-Intensity Exercise Part II: Some common injuries

High-intensity interval training is typically done at around 80-95% of your maximal aerobic capacity. It’s important to start slow and progress bit by bit when participating in HIIT training or any type of intense exercise. Visit URL

19 Feb

Watch What You Drink: How Healthy are Sports Drinks?

Whether you’re an athlete or not, are these drinks really a smart choice for our bodies? More

18 Feb

Aquatic Therapy at OrthoCarolina

Exercise in a warm water pool to reduce joint pain and improve muscle strength and flexibility. Visit URL

17 Feb

Aquatic therapy offers positive alternative for rehab patients

Professional athletes have recognized the benefits of aquatic therapy for years, but now it's becoming more available to regular physical therapy patients of all ages. Visit URL

16 Feb

OrthoCarolina & Steve Smith Partner to Open D1 Charlotte

D1 Sports Holdings, LLC has announced a partnership with OrthoCarolina, Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith, and two other NFL athletes to open a D1 Sports Training facility in the Charlotte suburb of Matthews in the spring of 2014. Download

13 Feb

Best snow in a decade means one thing: Sledding!

Sledding is part of the pure joy of an unexpected snowfall and a way to get some exercise during winter weather... More

12 Feb

New treatments for Dupytren’s contracture

One in ten Americans will have Dupytren’s contracture, so many of us will have a friend or family member affected by it. More

10 Feb

National Girls and Women in Sports Day is February 5, 2014.

This week we are profiling some of our female staff and community partners who make sports and health an important part of their lives. More

6 Feb

National Girls and Women in Sports Day is February 5, 2014.

This week we are profiling some of our female staff and community partners who make sports and health an important part of their lives. More

5 Feb

National Girls and Women in Sports Day is February 5, 2014.

This week we are profiling some of our female staff and community partners who make sports and health an important part of their lives. More

4 Feb

National Girls and Women in Sports Day is February 5, 2014.

This week we are profiling some of our female staff and community partners who make sports and health an important part of their lives. More

3 Feb

How cold weather affects your muscles

Did you know that such frigid temperatures can actually affect your muscles and how they work? More

31 Jan

One goal after another

Former pro soccer player now works as a physician’s assistant Visit URL

29 Jan

Does muscle or fat make your bones stronger?

You might be surprised to know ... More

27 Jan

High-Intensity Exercise Part I: When it comes to exercise, can less actually be more?

You've likely heard of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), a type of workout that isn't totally new, but is increasingly popular and can be confusing because there are so many types. Visit URL

24 Jan

Baby Boomers and Orthopedics – a joint venture

There’s no denying that Baby Boomers are more active – more so even than their parents and grandparents before them. They’re getting in shape, dabbling in new kinds of exercise, and staying in careers longer. More

22 Jan

Aaron’s CrossFit Corner

So what exactly is CrossFit? I hear that quite a lot... More

21 Jan

P.A.s increase patient access to high-quality care

P.A.s (Physician Assistants) are trained alongside physicians and have a vast knowledge of medicine, many choosing specialty practices. More

16 Jan

Maintaining Soccer Fitness in the Off-season

If you have a youth or high school soccer player in your family, chances are they’re anxiously awaiting the conclusion of the off-season and looking forward to the arrival of warmer weather to get back out on the pitch. More

13 Jan

Stretching - Too Much of a Good Thing?

Stretching does have some benefits in cases of a true flexibility deficit, but there are other ways to improve mobility and performance. More

12 Jan

Tennis Elbow Conditions

One of the most frequent elbow conditions we treat is commonly referred to as “tennis elbow” or “lateral epicondylitis”. More

8 Jan

My Perspective: How OrthoCarolina Orthopedic Urgent Care Clinics take care of you on your schedule

OrthoCarolina Orthopedic Urgent Care More

6 Jan

OrthoCarolina Urgent Care Centers

Orthopedic urgent care More

31 Dec

ORTHOPAEDIC SPECIALISTS OF THE CAROLINAS JOINS ORTHOCAROLINA

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

9 Dec

OrthoCarolina adds it's sixth Urgent Care Location

We've expanded our orthopedic urgent care offering with a new location in Monroe. The new service, located at 703 Comfort Lane, is our sixth urgent care location. Visit URL

1 Oct

Medicare Beneficiary Alert

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) might be planning large cuts in cuts in Medicare payments to surgeons who perform hip and knee replacement procedures, which could make it harder for Medicare patients to get needed care. More

30 Sep

OrthoCarolina joins a national orthopedic and spine alliance

OrthoCarolina is a founding member of the National Orthopedic & Spine Alliance More

10 Sep

Boning Up on Health Care

Charlotte-based OrthoCarolina has positioned itself to provide high-level, cost-conscious service driven by the economics of U.S. health care and the Affordable Care Act. Download

5 Sep

Dan Murrey Featured in the Charlotte Business Journal

Dr. Dan Murrey, a spine surgeon and chief executive of OrthoCarolina, served as executive director of the Charlotte in 2012 Host Committee overseeing preparations for the Democratic National Convention. Visit URL

30 Aug

OrthoCarolina Classic 2013

Great turnout and great weather for Year 4. Visit URL

24 Aug

Check out our online store!

Just what the Doctor ordered...Fast and easy to your door step Visit URL

1 Jul