Spring into Baseball:  Tips for a Successful Season

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!
How Do Orthopedic Surgeons Contribute to College Athletics?

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...
Small kids, big injuries

Small kids, big injuries

Read more on what Dr. Christian Clark with OrthoCarolina Pediatrics told the Charlotte Observer about overuse injury risks in children:
NoDa Run Club: How running and beer bring a community together

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

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.

What is Physiatry

Physiatrists are physicians who specialize in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and are trained to diagnose, treat, and direct a rehabilitation plan that provides the best possible outcomes for these patients.
A bout with a devastating injury: How a Charlotte Roller Girl got back on her feet

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...
19 Running Injury-Prevention Tips from OrthoCarolina Experts

19 Running Injury-Prevention Tips from OrthoCarolina Experts

19 Running Injury-Prevention Tips from OrthoCarolina Experts
The Hip, Getting Older and Running

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.
OrthoCarolina Running Tips: Increasing Your Running Mileage Safely

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.
New Joints for Senior Patients

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.
RunningWorks: New Steps to Fight Homelessness

RunningWorks: New Steps to Fight Homelessness

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

ORTHOPAEDIC SPECIALISTS OF THE CAROLINAS JOINS ORTHOCAROLINA

Region’s Leading Orthopedic Group Expands into the Triad While Continuing to Offer Quality, Convenient Care
THE TOP 22 NORTH AMERICAN KNEE SURGEONS - Dr. Springer

THE TOP 22 NORTH AMERICAN KNEE SURGEONS - Dr. Springer

Dr. Bryan Springer recognized for excellence
I'm New to Running. Where Do I Begin?

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...
Functional Movement and CrossFit

Functional Movement and CrossFit

Functional movements sound complicated but they’re just natural, compound body movements that use multiple joints in your body.
OrthoCarolina in the Fast Lane

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.
Dr. Bruce Darden, the newly-elected president of the Cervical Spine Research Society

Dr. Bruce Darden, the newly-elected president of the Cervical Spine Research Society

This multidisciplinary organization provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and promotes clinical and basic science research of the cervical spine. The Cervical Spine Research Society is the recognized authority on diseases of the cervical spine.
High-Intensity Exercise Part II: Some common injuries

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.