Older adults, usually around retirement age, often express that they feel like they are always at doctor’s appointments. These medical visits may be related to chronic diseases or diagnoses that typically occur with aging, but for many patients they may also be related to a decreased overall activity level.
Commonly caused by repetitive motion, carpal tunnel syndrome treatment can start with non-operative options.
Additional fellowship training exposes doctors to particular specialties.
OrthoCarolina has hired 10 new physicians to support the increasing needs of its patients and communities
Specializing in hand, shoulder and elbow, Dr. Smith will practice at OrthoCarolina's Hickory office.
Morganton, North Carolina, boasts hyperlocal beer, farm-to-table eateries, and some of the best outdoor adventure in the Blue Ridge
Some of Lake Norman State Park is home to some of the best mountain biking, trail running, kayaking, hiking, and camping in the region.
Stretches and Positions to Help Decrease Your Low Back Pain Before You See Your Medical Doctor or Physical Therapist
Back pain has been a hot topic in recent years and will affect many people at some point in their lives. These positions may help decrease your symptoms to a manageable level to assist with you getting back to the activities you love.
Ramblin’ Rose Triathlon training lays a foundation for success in any sport.
Your body needs 5-10 min of aerobic and muscular endurance activity to prepare your body for exercise.
North Carolina is peppered with wilderness-enveloped campgrounds, from the Great Smokies to the Atlantic shores.
With these three backpacking loops, you can sample the best of the Smokies in a weekend.
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.
Dr. Norcross discussing joint replacement and orthopedics with Hal Row on WHKY Radio.
OrthoCarolina is committed to supporting our local community. Here are some highlights of a partnership in Hickory we have with the YCVSC Eagles.
National Nurse Practitioner Week is held each year to celebrate these talented health care providers
Darren Harris, the Practice Administrator at OrthoCarolina’s Hickory, North Carolina office, and his family have an interesting holiday tradition.
Hickory YMCA members discussing how a partnership with OrthoCarolina Hickory is helping not only the Y, but the entire community.