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.
Watch What You Drink: How Healthy are Sports Drinks?

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?
New treatments for Dupytren’s contracture

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.
One goal after another

One goal after another

Former pro soccer player now works as a physician’s assistant
High-Intensity Exercise Part I: When it comes to exercise, can less actually be more?

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

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

CrossFit seems to be everywhere yet still mystifies so many people.
P.A.s increase patient access to high-quality care

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.
Maintaining Soccer Fitness in the Off-season

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.