A Tale of Two Surgeons: Father and Son, Working Side by Side

A Tale of Two Surgeons: Father and Son, Working Side by Side

From a young age, Keith Fehring knew he wanted to be an orthopedic surgeon.He didn’t have to look far for inspiration. His dad, Dr. Thomas “Tom” Fehring, has been an orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacements for thirty years.
Why I Chose to Go through Fellowship Training

Why I Chose to Go through Fellowship Training

Fellowship training is an additional year of training which a surgeon chooses to pursue in a specialized area of orthopedics. Going through fellowship training was very important to me in becoming a surgeon. Being fellowship trained allows a surgeon to be able to train in a setting with more complex cases and broaden their knowledge in a more specific area of orthopedics.
A Day in the Life of an Occupational Therapy Resident: Meet Ashley Brooks

A Day in the Life of an Occupational Therapy Resident: Meet Ashley Brooks

When Ashley Brooks, OTR/L, began her career as an occupational therapist, hand therapy was considered very specialized and not a track for new graduates.
For the Love of Painting: A New Landscape after a Traumatic Hand Injury

For the Love of Painting: A New Landscape after a Traumatic Hand Injury

Gilbert Hunter has always loved to paint…portraits to be specific. He’s retired now, but he’d like to get back to doing it more often. The brushstrokes created by his hand reveal the snapshots of his mind as his perspective takes shape on canvas.
Meet the Athletic Trainer

Meet the Athletic Trainer

James Wood, M.Div., LAT, ATC, CSCS
Dr. David O'Brien educating in the Sudan

Dr. David O'Brien educating in the Sudan

“It was an honor to meet and interact with experts from numerous Middle Eastern countries dedicated to advancing spine care for their patients“.
Operation Walk Carolinas: Organizations Team Up for a Joint Effort

Operation Walk Carolinas: Organizations Team Up for a Joint Effort

Two billion people across the globe have no access to medical care.
International Medical Outreach: How and Why it Impacts Lives

International Medical Outreach: How and Why it Impacts Lives

Like all physicians, I went into medicine to make a difference in the lives of people in need.
Interested in Local Podcasts...?

Interested in Local Podcasts...?

Check out these great local podcasts, all powered by OrthoCarolina
Legs & Bones: What Our Docs Eat for Thanksgiving

Legs & Bones: What Our Docs Eat for Thanksgiving

When it comes to eating, doctors like to ‘gobble’ just like the rest of us!
2016 Battle For Hornets' Nest Game

2016 Battle For Hornets' Nest Game

The Hornets' Nest series began in the 1979-80 season. Davidson won the 2015 Battle for the Hornets' Nest, in Charlotte's Halton Arena.
Celebrating Caregivers: Nurse Practitioner Week

Celebrating Caregivers: Nurse Practitioner Week

National Nurse Practitioner Week is held each year to celebrate these talented health care providers
A Salute to Our Staff Who Have Served

A Salute to Our Staff Who Have Served

This Veterans Day, we honor all who have served our nation, including our OrthoCarolina staff members.
OrthoCarolina Coaches Symposium

OrthoCarolina Coaches Symposium

CMS Athletic Directors and coaches gathered for the OrthoCarolina 2nd Annual Coaches Symposium at The NASCAR Hall of Fame in uptown Charlotte on Monday, October 31st.
OrthoCarolina Opens Rock Hill Office

OrthoCarolina Opens Rock Hill Office

OrthoCarolina has opened a new location in Rock Hill, offering general orthopedics, sports medicine, and joint replacement care.
Higher Education: An In-Depth Look at OrthoCarolina’s Physical Therapy Residency Program

Higher Education: An In-Depth Look at OrthoCarolina’s Physical Therapy Residency Program

The OrthoCarolina Residency in Orthopedic Physical Therapy combines ongoing clinical mentoring with a theoretical basis for advanced practice and scientific inquiry
A Hands-Down Worthwhile Trip: OrthoCarolina Pediatric Hand Surgeon Goes to Vietnam

A Hands-Down Worthwhile Trip: OrthoCarolina Pediatric Hand Surgeon Goes to Vietnam

Dr. Julie Woodside has had to use her hands her entire life.
OrthoCarolina Employee Wellness Program Ranks 23rd in the U.S.

OrthoCarolina Employee Wellness Program Ranks 23rd in the U.S.

OrthoCarolina also ranks first among Charlotte companies
OrthoCarolina Goes to Nicaragua

OrthoCarolina Goes to Nicaragua

“It’s a good feeling to know you’re making a difference in patients and children's lives and improving the local doctors’ abilities to care for the people that live there.” – Dr. Patrick Hayes
Getting her Groove Back

Getting her Groove Back

Persistence pays off as cartilage replacement puts Darnice person back on the dance floor and back into life.