What are knock-knees?

What are knock-knees?

“Knock-knees” is a term used to describe the medical term genu valgum, which means the knees fall inside the midline of the legs.
Multi Modal Pain Management: Making Hip and Knee Surgical Pain Easier

Multi Modal Pain Management: Making Hip and Knee Surgical Pain Easier

American registered nurse Margo McCaffery, a pioneer of the field of pain management nursing, famously had a theory about human pain: "whatever the experiencing person says it is, existing whenever he says it does".
OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center Leading in Research

OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center Leading in Research

More research needed for guidance on one-stage vs two-stage exchange to treat PJI after TKA
How Can Acupuncture Treat Your Stress?

How Can Acupuncture Treat Your Stress?

Stress is pervasive. It affects all ages, genders and races.

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Meet Dr. Allison Warren

Meet Dr. Allison Warren

Dr. Alison Warren, DAOM, L.Ac. - Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine
What our doctors are saying about Acupuncture at OrthoCarolina

What our doctors are saying about Acupuncture at OrthoCarolina

OrthoCarolina offers Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
Changing Technology and Trends in Joint Replacement

Changing Technology and Trends in Joint Replacement

Joint replacement patients are growing older, but also getting younger
How Obesity Affects Arthritis

How Obesity Affects Arthritis

Even as countries worldwide have populations that suffer from malnutrition, obesity has become a major worldwide health concern including in the United States.

Preventing Falls for the Elderly

According to the CDC, among older adults falls are the leading cause of injury in adults 65 and older and 95% of hip fractures are caused by falls.
What is Shoulder Impingement?

What is Shoulder Impingement?

Just above your rotator cuff, you have a fluid-filled sac called a bursa. The job of the bursa is to provide a cushion between tendons and bones. Bursa can become inflamed which can cause pain.
Exercising With Arthritis

Exercising With Arthritis

The pain and stiffness arthritis causes can make a workout seem beyond grasp, especially when the symptoms are so intense you feel more immobile than athletic.
Spinning Your Wheels: 17 Benefits of Indoor Cycling
What Should You Eat Pre and Post Workout?

What Should You Eat Pre and Post Workout?

A NASCAR trainer spills the beans
Indoor Cycling: A Spine Surgeon’s Perspective

Indoor Cycling: A Spine Surgeon’s Perspective

David T. Anderson, MD, shares why he rides and how indoor cycling helps the body’s core
Who’s Got Your Back?

Who’s Got Your Back?

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Back Health
What is Frozen Shoulder?

What is Frozen Shoulder?

What to Know About Adhesive Capsulitis
What Time of Day is Best to Work Out?

What Time of Day is Best to Work Out?

It really depends on who you ask, but more importantly, it really depends on you.
The Importance of Elevating Your Heart Rate Through Exercise

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.
Ice vs. Heat: What Should I Use, When?

Ice vs. Heat: What Should I Use, When?

Almost all of us, at some point, will strain or irritate a muscle or ligament, and the resulting pain can have a big impact on your daily life. To make that pain subside is it better to use ice or heat?