OrthoCarolina Hickory Welcomes New Physician

OrthoCarolina Hickory Welcomes New Physician

OrthoCarolina welcomes Dr. Robert Keller, fellowship-trained orthopedic sports medicine physician, to our Boone, Hickory & Lincolnton offices.

Telemedicine Appointments | Virtual Doctor's Appointments on Your Phone

Telemedicine Video Visits Now Available

Have a video visit with your doctor today!

Online Scheduling FAQs | OrthoCarolina Scheduling Online Appointments

Scheduling Your Appointment Online with OrthoCarolina

Save time and book your care, your way. With online scheduling, your personalized orthopedic care is only a few clicks away.

Carpal Tunnel

Carpal Tunnel Pain & Numbness Keeping You Up at Night? Try This At-Home Option First.

Commonly caused by repetitive motion, carpal tunnel syndrome treatment can start with non-operative options.

Fellowship Trained Surgeons OrthoCarolina

What does it mean to be a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon?

Additional fellowship training exposes doctors to particular specialties.

Ramblin' Rose - Spin Triathlon

8 Reasons to Sign Up for a Ramblin’ Rose Triathlon

Ramblin’ Rose Triathlon training lays a foundation for success in any sport.

Fall Camping Spots

5 Top Fall Camping Spots in North Carolina

North Carolina is peppered with wilderness-enveloped campgrounds, from the Great Smokies to the Atlantic shores.

Smokies in NC

3 Amazing Weekend Backpacking Loops in the Smokies

With these three backpacking loops, you can sample the best of the Smokies in a weekend.

Brian Krenzel MD

What I Learned From Fellowship Training

Fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons have chosen to subspecialize in a specific area of orthopedic care, spending extra time learning often complicated techniques and surgeries. Brian Krenzel MD, a hip and knee surgeon with OrthoCarolina Hickory and OrthoCarolina Boone, shares why becoming fellowship-trained was important to him.


OrthoCarolina Boone Now Offering Sub-Specialty Care

We now offer several areas of specialized care in Boone.

Lynn Gilbert PA-C

What You Need to Know About Osteoporosis

Most people with osteoporosis do not even know they have it which is why it is often called the “silent disease.” It may show up as a broken bone in the spine, hips, wrist or another bone in the body.


A Shift in Transportation: OC Bikes to Work

May is National Bike Month!

Dr. Michael Lauffenburger - Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Michael Lauffenburger - Orthopedic Surgeon

Winston-Salem and Clemmons office locations.


Cycling is a great sport, hands down. Even when you break one.

Up in the Appalachian Mountains, we love cycling. I ride with High Country Development, a group of cyclists all under the age of 25 who are full-time college students.

Marathon Runner From OrthoCaroina

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...