VIDEO: Biologics: Proposed guideline addresses perioperative management

VIDEO: Biologics: Proposed guideline addresses perioperative management

“We now have a document that’s based on the available evidence, and also based on expert opinion, to help us manage these patients much more thoroughly in the perioperative period,” Dr. Springer, an orthopedic surgeon in Charlotte, N.C.
Running Stress Fractures

Running Stress Fractures

Stress fractures typically cause localized pain that you can put your finger on and know exactly where it hurts.
Scrape the Pain Away – Graston Technique

Scrape the Pain Away – Graston Technique

Gua sha, a Chinese medicine technique that involves scraping muscle tissue to stimulate blood flow has been used for centuries to promote healing.
Focus on Radiology: Frequently Asked X-Ray Questions

Focus on Radiology: Frequently Asked X-Ray Questions

X-rays are a type of imaging technique that we use to diagnose injuries or issues in the bones so that your doctor can plan a course of treatment.
Plantar Fasciitis: Exercises you can do at home

Plantar Fasciitis: Exercises you can do at home

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of foot and heel pain.
Total Hip Replacement Surgery, Anterior Approach: What to Know

Total Hip Replacement Surgery, Anterior Approach: What to Know

Total Hip Replacement, or arthroplasty, more common than you might think -- as of 2014, there were 2.5 million Americans living with an artificial hip. 1
Brachial Plexus Clinic Description and Educational Info

Brachial Plexus Clinic Description and Educational Info

The OrthoCarolina Brachial Plexus team recognizes the importance of treating the entire patient and not just the affected limb.
What is IT Band Syndrome?

What is IT Band Syndrome?

Strengthening hip and gluteus medius muscles can reduce your chances of getting IT band injuries.
Kinesiology Tape – Tips for Maximum Benefits

Kinesiology Tape – Tips for Maximum Benefits

Elastic sports tape, often known as kinesiology tape, was first introduced to the US market in the 1990’s, quickly gaining a following among runners, volleyball competitors and football players. These days everyone from weekend warriors to Olympians athletes can be seen taping up.
Dry needling with e-stim: How it Can Help Pain

Dry needling with e-stim: How it Can Help Pain

Myofascial trigger points are areas of your muscle that have inflammation, and if you’ve ever had them, you know they can be a real pain.
Amputee Hand & Upper Extremity Clinic Description & Educational Info

Amputee Hand & Upper Extremity Clinic Description & Educational Info

Individuals who have amputations address a variety of daily challenges that can significantly affect their lives, including general health and wellness, mobility, independence and more.
Charlotte Surgeons Complete First Prosthetic Hand with Individual Finger Control
Congential Hand Clinic Description and Education Info

Congential Hand Clinic Description and Education Info

We use a multidisciplinary approach in caring for congenital differences that affect the hand, wrist, forearm, elbow, upper arm and shoulder
Congenital Hand Clinic at the OrthoCarolina Hand Center

Congenital Hand Clinic at the OrthoCarolina Hand Center

1915 Randolph Road, 2nd Floor, Charlotte, NC 28207
Can't Run? Cartilage Repair Basics w/ Dr. Fleischli

Can't Run? Cartilage Repair Basics w/ Dr. Fleischli

Sportology, Cartilage Restoration and Repair
The Cartilage Restoration Institute

The Cartilage Restoration Institute

Every day people injure the cartilage in their knees, shoulders and other joints. Regardless of the cause, the result is the same: tremendous pain that makes it difficult to enjoy your daily life.
Cartilage Restoration at OrthoCarolina

Cartilage Restoration at OrthoCarolina

Every day people injure the cartilage in their knees, shoulders and other joints.
School of Thought: What to Know About Students, Backpacks and Injury Prevention

School of Thought: What to Know About Students, Backpacks and Injury Prevention

The backpack serves not only as a stylish accessory, but also as the main transporter for books, homework, or maybe even a laptop.
Celebrating Research

Celebrating Research

Each May, Clinical Trials Day is observed to celebrate the day that James Lind started the first randomized clinical trial. This trial happened aboard a ship May 20, 1747.

You Want Healing Modalities?

Francene Marie interviews Alison Warren, DAOM, L.Ac. about the benefits of acupuncture. Once you hear how it works, you'll want it!