Director of OrthoCarolina Motorsports William Heisel, who helps make sure the team stays healthy through the NASCAR season, says it’s actually the pit crew that tends to get injured during race week more than the drivers.
For many physicians, taking care of others is their life’s work and the ultimate calling. In honor of Doctors’ Day on March 30, we asked our doctors why they chose the medical field.
Additional fellowship training exposes doctors to particular specialties.
Many of us make healthy resolutions every year, stick to them for a while, and inevitably break them. Sound familiar?
While their work deserves to be celebrated day in and day out, we give special attention to our Physician Assistants during National PA Week October 6-12.
Meet the PA: Timothy Boyd, PA-C from the OrthoCarolina Concord location
Some of Lake Norman State Park is home to some of the best mountain biking, trail running, kayaking, hiking, and camping in the region.
Step inside the Operating Room: OrthoCarolina to Live Stream Partial Rotator Cuff Surgery on Facebook
Dr. Robert “Bobby” Morgan will perform the Regeneten Rotator Cuff Bioinductive Implant surgical procedure, a new technology designed to improve the treatment of rotator cuff disease, live on Facebook.
Dr. Robert Morgan and Scot Rheinecker, PA, perform a partial rotator cuff surgery. This video takes viewers through the entire process and addresses some FAQs about the type of surgery.
With bovine collagen helping the body use its own natural ability to heal, patients see less pain and half the recovery time as compared to traditional surgery. Plus, find out how you can see this procedure performed LIVE!
For drivers, pit crew and teams, NASCAR races are their jobs and their livelihoods, and they take their work just as seriously as anyone else. Here are eight things about NASCAR that might surprise you.
From the Frasier fir and Norway spruce-clad peaks of the Smokies to the bald cypress and tupelo-covered floodplain of Congaree, surprising biodiversity awaits you in the National Park sites just a day’s drive from Charlotte.
When you have an injury, it can be frustrating to not know what your diagnosis is or be able to pinpoint the exact source of pain. It can be just as exasperating not to know how to treat the issue so you can get back to doing the daily activities and sports you enjoy. Musculoskeletal ultrasound can be a less expensive, noninvasive way to find the root of pain.
Working on a NASCAR pit crew isn’t an easy job. Fast-paced, physically demanding working conditions mean pit crew members must be in top physical shape.
Staying active in the peak of the Charlotte summer is tough. The humidity on those steamy, Southern days feels like a backpack, weighing you down while you hike or run. Finding the trails that offer some respite is an essential strategy for outdoor enthusiasts here.
You can find him at nearly every race, hauling a large backpack full of supplies, walking like he’s on a mission. Over the course of a race he’ll walk a total of around seven or eight miles. He’s there because he knows the sport inside and out. He can offer up NASCAR history, facts and trivia on demand. But he’s not who you might think.
Rotator cuff injuries or tears are one of the most commonly encountered shoulder problems seen by orthopedic surgeons.