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.
Amy's Journey from Amputation to Custom Arm Prosthetic
Following Amy Remer's cancer diagnosis in 2017, her care team was forced to amputate her left arm at the shoulder, and her insurance claim for a specialized prosthetic arm was denied. Amy recently received a donated custom robotic arm through the organization Arms for All, founded by two OrthoCarolina physicians.
What Is Tommy John Surgery?
Notorious in baseball players, Tommy John injuries, or Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) injuries, can cause significant pain, decreased strength and mobility loss. There are two surgical options available for athletes who suffer from a Tommy John ligament injury.
Stories of Resilience with Dr. Connor & Jordan Gross
Years after shattering his right leg, Carolina Panthers Hall of Famer Jordan Gross shares how OrthoCarolina's Dr. Pat Connor played a crucial part in his recovery.
Heading the Ball in Soccer: Is It Safe?
Head injuries come with high stakes as even mild concussions can have serious consequences. Dr. Jonathan Riboh, orthopedic surgeon and youth sports medicine specialist, addresses what to consider to practice purposeful heading in soccer.
How to Prevent Soccer Injuries
As sports medicine physicians, we believe the best way to treat injuries is to prevent them in the first place. In just 40 minutes a week, athletes can reduce their risk of injury by as much as 50 percent.
Stories of Resilience with Dr. Connor & Jake Delhomme
In this first episode of "Stories of Resilience" with the Carolina Panthers, we take it back to the Jake Delhomme era. Hear about the play that forced him off the field & his incredible return to QB stardom.
Back Pain: When Should You Go to Urgent Care?
When you have back pain, there are several symptoms & scenarios where you should see a care provider right away. Learn what these symptoms are so you can weigh your best options.
Exploring the Body from the Inside Out: Foot & Ankle
Hear from our panel of orthopedic experts about Stress Fractures & Sprains, Achilles Tendonitis & Tears, Bunions, Ankle & Heel Pain and Arthritis in the OAS Season 1 finale.
OrthoCarolina Welcomes New Physicians
Jonathan C. Riboh, MD, joins OrthoCarolina's Sports Medicine Center, Cartilage Restoration Institute and South Park location; Matthew C. Wendt, MD, joins OrthoCarolina Rock Hill.
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.
Exploring the Body from the Inside Out: Hip & Knee
We partnered with Experience Anatomy, a premier anatomy education provider specializing in training and education with real, preserved human specimens, to bring you another installment of our Orthopedic Anatomy Series: Exploring Your Body from the Inside Out – Hip & Knee edition.
Insights From Panthers Training Camp with the Head Team Physician
Going into his twenty-third season with the Carolina Panthers, Head Team Physician Dr. Patrick Connor gives some insight into what happened during the offseason.
Panthers team physician Pat Connor has performed crucial surgeries. But one repair in his career stands out.
The Athletic recently interviewed OrthoCarolina surgeon and Carolina Panthers Head Team Physician Dr. Patrick Connor.
OrthoCarolina Physicians Win 2019 Top Doctor Honors
OrthoCarolina physicians were honored for their premier patient care receiving Charlotte magazine Top Doctor awards.
ACL Tears for Women - Why Female Soccer Players Are 6 Times More Likely to Become Injured
Sports medicine specialist Margaret Lynch, PA-C, joins FOX 46 to discuss to the commonality of ACL tears and how to prevent them.
I Chose to Become a Doctor Because...
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.
Yes You Could Watch Your Own Surgery + Other Questions from Our Trigger Finger & Carpal Tunnel Live Surgery Answered
When we live streamed from the operating room, our viewers had lots of questions about the surgeries being performed. Our orthopedists have responded with all the answers.
Six Things We Learned About the NFL Combine from the Panthers’ Head Team Physician
The medical knowledge gleaned from the NFL Combine (which itself was started by physicians) will inform the draft.
As Scooter Popularity Increases, Doctor Sees Uptick in Injuries
Foot and ankle specialist performs four surgeries in just two months on patients who have sustained injuries while riding scooters.
What are the benefits of arthroscopic surgery?
Less invasive than traditional "open" surgery, arthroscopy can evaluate, diagnose and treat many joint conditions.
What are the symptoms of bicep tendinitis?
Bicep tendinitis is the inflammation of the upper bicep tendon and those who experience it often complain of shoulder pain.
How do I treat back pain before seeing a doctor?
Ready to try a few steps at home to relieve your back pain? Here are three steps to take before you give your physician a call.
17 OrthoCarolina Physicians Named Charlotte magazine Top Doctor
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.
What is SI Joint Syndrome? 8 Things a Spine Specialist Says You Should Know
Sacroiliac joint syndrome, or SI joint syndrome, is a frequent culprit of low back pain, and may also create pain in the buttock region, groin and lower extremities.
The Insider’s Guide to Lake Norman State Park
Some of Lake Norman State Park is home to some of the best mountain biking, trail running, kayaking, hiking, and camping in the region.
From Two ACL Tears to West Point - Patient Caroline Horne
Two ACL tears in less than a year would be difficult to come back from for most. But with hard work and a positive attitude, Charlottean Caroline Horne didn't just recover from her two ACL tears - she thrived. Learn more about how Caroline went from double injury to successful West Point student with the help of OrthoCarolina's medical team.
What is scoliosis?
Wondering what exactly is scoliosis? Dr. Todd Chapman of OrthoCarolina's Spine Center helps us define scoliosis and learn more about its prevalence and treatments.
Outdoor Yoga: 4 Tips for Success
When trying yoga for the first time, many worry they don't have the right gear or look the part. Besides the beauty of practicing in nature, outdoor yoga is a great, accessible way to take a class without the pressure of mirrors or the traditional studio experience. Check out our tips for outdoor yoga success and join us June 9 for FREE classes in South Park's Symphony Park.
Athlete Learns a Focus on Self-Care and Mindfulness Pave the Road to Recovery
Training for a marathon, Erin Lingle was used to pushing through the pain, but a hip surgery re-centered her focus.
Five Habits of the Highly Effective PA-MD Team
By seeing a PA-physician team, not only do patients benefit from increased access to medical care and better outcomes but the physician that works alongside the PA can have greater access to time outside the office and OR suite. Creating a cohesive MD -PA work team means forging a strong foundation from the beginning.
A Video Tour of OrthoCarolina South Park
OrthoCarolina has opened the doors to its newest orthopedic office OrthoCarolina South Park, located in the heart of South Park.
OrthoCarolina Opens South Park Office
OrthoCarolina has opened the doors to its newest orthopedic office OrthoCarolina South Park, located in the heart of South Park
OrthoCarolina Names Dr. Bruce Cohen Chief Executive Officer
Cohen Brings Balance of Experience as Practicing Physician and Organizational Leadership