In the spine edition of our Orthopedic Anatomy Series: Exploring Your Body from the Inside Out, we look at the causes and treatments of back pain and common spine ailments.
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OrthoCarolina physicians were honored for their premier patient care receiving Charlotte magazine Top Doctor awards.
The first thing many parents notice is asymmetry, or their child having height differences in the shoulder or hips.
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.
Most falls your child will take in their young lives will be the kind from which they hop right back up and keep on moving. But...
Additional fellowship training exposes doctors to particular specialties.
Removing a cast at the doctor’s office can really tickle, and there’s true science behind the reason why.
After a break, fracture, sprain or dislocation, a cast allows bones to stay in place as they heal. Being injured is never fun, but there are a few fun facts about casts beyond the fact that all your friends can sign them.
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OrthoCarolina has hired 10 new physicians to support the increasing needs of its patients and communities
Specializing in pediatric orthopedic surgery and spine surgery, Dr. Brian Brighton joins our team at the Pediatric Orthopedic Center.
A pediatric orthopedic specialist, Dr. Scannell is from Charlotte and finds living and working in his hometown an especially rewarding experience.
Patellofemoral pain syndrome is pain in the front of the knee. It frequently occurs in teenagers, manual laborers, and athletes.
Each year, Charlotte magazine releases a list of Top Doctors in Charlotte and we're proud to have 17 OrthoCarolina providers represented as the best in the city.
OrthoCarolina’s Pediatric Orthopedic Center is your destination for comprehensive pediatric orthopedic care in Charlotte.
They look just like any other ordinary runners out for a mid-day exercise break. But look closely and you’ll see Dr. Paloski and his physician assistant Abby running side-by-side, not too far from the pediatric office where they work
National Nurse Practitioner Week is held each year to celebrate these talented health care providers
Kohler's disease is a condition, where the navicular bone in the foot looses its blood supply temporarily and sustains a state of bone death, also called avascular necrosis.
Osgood Schlatter’s is a condition associated with inflammation of the apophysis of the tibial tubercle. This means that a portion of the growth plate of the shin bone has become irritated.
Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine which may cause the spine to be in the shape of a C or S instead of being straight.
Blount’s disease is a condition affecting the growth plate of the tibia, also known as the shin bone.
“Bowed legs” is a term used to describe the medical term genu varum, which means the knees fall outside the midline of the legs.
The medical term for clubfoot is talipes equinovarus and this describes the position of the foot. The feet are pointed down (equinus) and inward (varus).
A normal meniscus is a c-shaped cushion of cartilage that supports the knee joint. A discoid meniscus is shaped more like a disc and does not taper as much toward the center.
Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is a condition in the hip joint involving abnormal friction between the ball (femoral head) and socket (acetabulum).
Flat feet are a condition in which the foot doesn't have a normal arch. It may affect one foot or both feet.
Hip Dysplasia is a comprehensive term that has been used to include a spectrum of related developmental hip problems in infants and children, often present at birth.
In-toeing is a pattern of walking in which the toes point inward instead of straight forward. There are varying degrees of in-toeing, some being mild and others being severe.
“Knock knees” is a term used to describe the medical term genu valgum, which means the knees fall inside the midline of the legs.
Read more on what Dr. Christian Clark with OrthoCarolina Pediatrics told the Charlotte Observer about overuse injury risks in children: