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When your arthritis flares up, getting active may be the last thing you want to do. However, exercise plays an important role in managing arthritis pain and stiffness.
Although IT band injuries come on quickly, they typically result from an existing muscle imbalance as opposed to an acute injury.
A bilateral knee replacement is when both knees are replaced during the same surgical procedure. Learn which patients are strong candidates for this procedure and the challenges during and after surgery.
Save time and book your care, your way. With online scheduling, your personalized orthopedic care is only a few clicks away.
Healthy articular (joint) cartilage cushions our joints and ensures they can bend and straighten fluidly and without pain. What causes cartilage damage and how can you prevent it from happening?
We often hear about the importance of cartilage to protect our joints. But what exactly is cartilage, and how does it keep our joints healthy?
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.
One primary reason patients undergo a hip replacement is to return to the lifestyle they enjoyed prior to needing surgery.
Recovery time has been drastically reduced over the years with patients walking immediately and discharged the same day or next.
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.
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.
Additional fellowship training exposes doctors to particular specialties.
We think about stretching our backs, massaging our necks and taking care of the part of our bodies that work that hardest, but hands can be overlooked. A specialist offers three ways to give your hardworking hands a little TLC.
Whether you work from home or in an office, there are proper ways to set up a workstation that encourages comfort and efficiency.
The result of overuse, trigger finger is a common but extremely painful condition that can cause the catching, locking and popping of the painful finger.
The Latta plantation is now a living history site surrounded by a 1,600-acre nature preserve.
North Carolina is peppered with wilderness-enveloped campgrounds, from the Great Smokies to the Atlantic shores.
National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) occurs every October and celebrates the physical therapy (PT) profession and it impact on patients. PTs assist people of all ages and abilities, maximizing their movement and actively participating in a patient’s recovery. Thank you to all our PTs for everything that they do!
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.
Michael Bates, MD joins OrthoCarolina University and Todd Irwin, MD joins the OrthoCarolina Foot and Ankle Institute.
After a shoulder injury, Norm was seen at our University location...watch the visit unfold.
The American Medical Association recently declared cheerleading a sport, saying that the rigors and risks led them to the decision.
Mallard Creek Surgery Center is now open at OrthoCarolina’s University location, offering outpatient procedures and orthopedic surgical services for patients of all ages.