Provider-as-Patient Experience with Physical Therapist John DeLucchi

When things looked bad for his knee on the golf course, OrthoCarolina physical therapist John DeLucchi knew there was only one better choice when it came to next steps. Learn more about his decision in this Q&A.

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Between the Bones Episode 8: ACL Tears and Subsequent Reconstruction with Dr. Bryan Saltzman

Listen to OrthoCarolina's Dr. Bryan Saltzman as he breaks down the specifics of the ACL as well as discusses the details of an ACL surgery.

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Nonsurgical Solutions for Knee Arthritis

Looking for alternative options to alleviate knee pain from arthritis before pursuing surgery? Dr. Robinson has shared some tips for you.

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ACL Injuries 101 – What Is the ACL and Why Are Injuries So Common?

Knees are vulnerable to injury, particularly for athletes who regularly jump, pivot, twist and tackle. The ACL is the most common ligament in the knee to suffer injury. 

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A Shot at a Full Comeback: How One Soccer Player Beat the Dreaded ACL Injury

Female athletes have been known to have a higher risk of injuring their anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, while participating in competitive sports. McKaley Boston knows that pain all too well. This is her comeback story.

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What You Need to Know about Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner’s Knee)

In the running community, patellofemoral pain syndrome (“PFPS”), or Runner’s Knee, has a reputation for being painful and frustrating.

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8 Ways to Keep Your Knees Healthy as You Age

Knee pain is a common problem, especially for older adults. Over the years, your knees endure a lot of wear and tear as you fight against gravity to move and walk.

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OrthoCarolina Welcomes Two New Hip & Knee Surgeons

OrthoCarolina is proud to welcome Gregory Kurkis, MD, and Matthew Robinson, MD, to our team. Both Drs. Kurkis and Robinson are fellowship-trained hip & knee surgeons.

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Knee MRI's and Meniscus Lesions with Dr. Saltzman on the Nailed It Orthopaedic Podcast

Listen to OrthoCarolina's Dr. Bryan Saltzman as he breaks down how to read a knee MRI  and the science behind the operative treatment of meniscus lesions.

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Exercising with Arthritis | Dr. Drew Henderson, Orthopedic Hip & Knee Surgeon

When arthritis flares up, getting active may be the last thing you want to do. However, exercise is important for managing arthritis pain & stiffness. Dr. Drew Henderson, orthopedic hip & knee surgeon at OrthoCarolina Winston-Salem, explains how low-impact exercise helps keep your joints healthy over time with Carol Andrews at WXLV ABC 45.

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

Inflammation and pain is the body’s natural reaction to an injury. To ease that pain and help the body heal faster, is it better to use ice or heat?

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Preventing ACL Injuries in Youth Sports

Anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, injuries are extremely common in youth sports. How an athlete lands when coming down from a jump can increase or minimize their risk of this infamous knee injury.

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Exercising with Hip & Knee Arthritis

When your arthritis flares up, getting active may be the last thing you want to do. However, exercise plays an important role in managing arthritis pain and stiffness. 

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Trouble with your knee? What you need to know about knee replacement surgery

From why you might need a knee replacement to what it costs and how long it takes to recover from surgery, here are the answers you’re looking for.

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What Is IT Band Syndrome?

Although IT band injuries come on quickly, they typically result from an existing muscle imbalance as opposed to an acute injury.

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ACL Injuries 101 – What Is ACL Reconstruction?

Unfortunately, the ACL cannot heal itself once torn. ACL reconstruction surgery can help patients return to the sports and physical activities they love after a serious injury.

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Are You "Hip" to Your Knee Pain?

While the knee joint is the most typical source of knee pain, the hip joint is a common culprit and the next most likely cause of pain.

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The Pros & Cons of Bilateral Knee Replacement

A bilateral knee replacement is when both knees are replaced during the same surgical procedure. Learn which patients are strong candidates for this procedure and the challenges during and after surgery.

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Hip & Knee Pain Explained

The bottom line is this – if your quality of life is compromised by pain in your hip or knee, it’s time to discuss the pain with your doctor.

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Cartilage 101 - Repair Basics Sportology

A few years back, I injured my knee. The doctor had to take out my cartilage because of a joint injury. I managed to rehab it back a bit, but I injured again a year ago and all I want to do is compete as a runner again. I was a bit disheartened with the news I got at the doctor. But why can't I run like I used to? What can be done.I made this video for everyone out there who has joint pain because of cartilage lose. I wanted to know what could be done and this is my attempt to spread the knowledge.A big thank you to Dr. Fleischli at OrthoCarolina for taking the time to walk me through the basics here. I will say, this is one of THE guys here in town for your cartilage problems. He's doing a bunch of great research on it as well, and it's really interesting stuff.

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Cartilage 101 – What is Cartilage Restoration?

Through cartilage restoration procedures, damaged or injured cartilage can be replaced with new, healthy tissue. What is cartilage restoration and how does it work?

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Cartilage 101 - Basics Sportology

Do your joints feel a bit tender? Is it your cartilage or some sort of ligament problem? If its cartilage, you better know the basics of this tissue so that you don't injure yourself permanently. We made this video to give you the very basics of your cartilage. I hope it helps extend your life in sport or keep you from having to have a joint replacement down the line.

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