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EMG – What to Know

EMG – What to Know

An electrodiagnostic study (EMG/NCS) is a diagnostic assessment of the electrical activity of your nerves and muscles to see how well they function, and is sometimes recommended for patients with neck, back, arm or leg pain.
How Robotics Are Making Joint Replacements Better Than Ever Before

How Robotics Are Making Joint Replacements Better Than Ever Before

As surgeons, our job is not just to take care of you, but to make sure that we constantly stay on the cusp of technology in our field so that we can offer the latest and most effective options for our patients.
What is Myofascial Decompression and How Can It Help Your Aches and Pains?

What is Myofascial Decompression and How Can It Help Your Aches and Pains?

Myofascial decompression (MFD, often referred to as cupping, is a manual therapy technique, specifically a myofascial release technique that utilizes a pneumatic pump with vacuum cups.
Why Low-Impact Exercise is Important

Why Low-Impact Exercise is Important

We live in the era of Crossfit, Zumba and P90X. It can often feel like you have to endure a breathless, intense, fast-moving, punishing workout to see results.
Ode to the Morning Run: Charlotte-Area Runners Share Why It's So Special
Meet the Athletic Trainer

Meet the Athletic Trainer

James Wood, M.Div., LAT, ATC, CSCS
What a Physician Assistant Tells His Patients about Weight Loss

What a Physician Assistant Tells His Patients about Weight Loss

Every day I have to have difficult conversations with patients.
Why Foam Rolling is Important: A Soccer Player’s Perspective

Why Foam Rolling is Important: A Soccer Player’s Perspective

Not too long ago I was working with the U.S. Men’s National Beach Soccer team in their Beach World Cup qualifier tournament.
Ask the Physical Therapist

Ask the Physical Therapist

Answers from the OrthoCarolina Physical Therapist Department
Spine Surgery and the Mazor® Robotics Renaissance Robot: 11 Things to Know

Spine Surgery and the Mazor® Robotics Renaissance Robot: 11 Things to Know

Our surgeons are some of the best in the world, but robotics can actually increase the precision and consistency of what we do in the operating room.

Bill Heisel on WTBQ talking about medical care in NASCAR.

Bill Heisel, Director of OrthoCarolina Motorsports, started working with NASCAR teams, drivers and pit crew nearly a decade ago after a conversation with Coach Joe Gibbs about improving medical care in the sport. He talked to WTBQ Radio about orthopedic sports injuries in NASCAR, the teams he has close relationships with, and the exciting 2017 season ahead.
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“.
Bill Heisel on WTBQ talking about medical care in NASCAR

Bill Heisel on WTBQ talking about medical care in NASCAR

Bill Heisel is the Director of OrthoCarolina Motorsports
“Our goal is to Empower You”: The Four Questions Every Physical Therapy Patient Wants to Know

Hand Center

The physicians of the OrthoCarolina Hand Center are orthopedic surgeons who have pursued additional hand and wrist surgery training at the fellowship level in order to provide you with the most up-to-date and comprehensive treatment. In combination with our trained hand therapist and medical staff, they are ready to provide the very best in both surgical and non-surgical evaluation and treatment and have become a center of excellence for the Charlotte area in the treatment of hand problems.
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.