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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.
The bottom line is this – if your quality of life is compromised by pain in your hip or knee, it’s time to discuss the pain with your doctor.
Wearing shoes that fit poorly can lead to a myriad of problems, from minor foot discomfort to stress fractures and meniscus tears.
Save time and book your care, your way. With online scheduling, your personalized orthopedic care is only a few clicks away.
Choosing the right athletic shoe for your foot is key to moving comfortably, efficiently and safely. Get to know your foot type and follow the tips above to choose an athletic shoe that’s right for you.
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.
Bunions are bulging bony bumps that form at the big toe joint on the inside area of the foot that happen pressure on the big toe joint pushes it toward the second toe. Also called hallux valgus, bunions actually alter the structure of the bone, resulting in the usually tender bump that can make walking and wearing shoes painful.
OrthoCarolina has launched the first part of what will be a multi-phase rollout of new online scheduling technology at OrthoCarolina Winston, which includes all of its Winston-Salem-area offices. The online platform offers optimized appointment times online while reducing unused appointments and increasing patient volume.
For a former professional basketball player, having a hip replacement allowed him to return to his passion.
Take a break from the heat with day trips to these 10 top Triad waterfalls and swimming holes.
From training plans to learning how to properly foam roll, OrthoCarolina has your back as you prepare for your first or next race!
Training for an upcoming race? The training plan you use will vary runs and styles. Here’s why each are important for a successful outing.
Have questions about OrthoCarolina's 10K training plans? The author of the training talks about everything from cross-training and injuries, to how to fuel before a long run.
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.
Learn how a power-lifter has built his fitness back up after a total hip replacement.
A guide to training programs, local clubs, and other resources to help you plug in to Winston-Salem's trail running scene.
OrthoCarolina's Catalyst Awards honor teammates who embody our mission to Make Lives Better. Meet our 2018 global award winners.
OrthoCarolina has hired 10 new physicians to support the increasing needs of its patients and communities
Specializing in hand, shoulder and elbow, Dr. McMurtry will practice at OrthoCarolina's Winston-Salem office.
Specializing in sports, shoulder and elbow, Dr. Starman will see patients at OrthoCarolina's Winston-Salem and Kernersville offices.
Specializing in sports and general orthopedics, Dr. Jennings will practice at OrthoCarolina's Winston-Salem and King offices.
The golden days of fall are prime time for hiking, biking, paddling, and playing outdoors in Winston-Salem.
If paddling in North Carolina conjures up images of running whitewater in the western reaches of the state and sea kayaking the coast, you may be missing out on one of N.C.’s most diverse paddling destinations.
The hills of the Triad region offer mountain bikers pumpy ascents, fast and flowy lines and lake vistas.
Winston-Salem's new Rock Box Bouldering gym aims to be a central hub for the Triad climbing community.
Get moving at the the HopSwap Half Marathon in Winston-Salem.
OrthoCarolina Winston has a broad research and educational base which has a national reputation for excellence with more than 40 years of experience.
Sauratown offers some of the best winter cragging in the southeast.
Chronic pain can keep your body hurting for weeks, months, or even years at a time, impacting your day-to-day life and even your work and time with family. It can be a result of an injury, other health issue, or there may be no apparent reason for the pain. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is one of the newest ways to treat pain. PRP uses a highly concentrated solution of your body’s own platelets to accelerate the natural healing of damaged tissue.
Spend a day walking the homes, gardens, and shops of Old Salem
Carrie Rhodes, MPT at OrthoCarolina takes you through the steps to complete #TheFreeWorkout in Winston-Salem.
North Carolina is peppered with wilderness-enveloped campgrounds, from the Great Smokies to the Atlantic shores.
Pilot Mountain has guided centuries of travelers, from nomadic Native Americans to Moravian immigrants.
With these three backpacking loops, you can sample the best of the Smokies in a weekend.
Combine a history tour and backcountry adventure on North Carolina's Daniel Boone Heritage Canoe Trail.
Twin City Talks, a community forum hosted in partnership with the Winston-Salem Journal, engaged the Winston-Salem community in an open discussion about public art this week at Foothills Brewing. Preceded by topical podcasts and articles, the forum invited residents to engage with community leaders in the arts and cultural sector.
Partnering with marketing firm #thesavageway, OrthoCarolina has launched #TheFreeWorkout on sidewalks in Winston-Salem offering free, functional fitness.
For JaQuan King, senior at Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem, football was life. He was set to be a top-ranked college football prospect in 2016; he had scored four touchdowns during a jamboree scrimmage and had high hopes of being recruited until he found himself on the ground holding a swollen ankle surrounded by trainers and players. He had a season-ending ankle injury and wondered if he’d ever get to play again.
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a vital stabilizing structure within the knee. The ACL helps to control rotation and translation with a knee that is abruptly changing direction or speed. As a result, it is commonly injured in athletes who participate in sports with cutting, pivoting, jumping, and quick running.
Stop by Foothills Brewing on a Wednesday evening around 6 p.m. and you’ll find the crowd chugging electrolytes instead of beer. Each week, the Foot Soldier Run Club hosts a group run that usually draws about 40 people of all levels and abilities, from aspiring couch-to-5K athletes to marathon runners.
Dr. Drew Henderson, MD, MSc joins OrthoCarolina Winston-Salem and Clemmons locations.
We all know riding your bike is good for you, but have you ever thought about what happens to your body during a ride?
Clear your calendar now and finish off a summer full of adventure in the mountains around Winston-Salem with these 10-day trip ideas.
The North Carolina Triad has earned its reputation as one of the Southeast region’s premier climbing destinations, one hold at a time.
Tori Kanizer is the youngest cyclist on OrthoCarolina Winston Women’s Cycling team. As an upcoming junior at Milligan College, Tori balances the rigorous training that comes with a cycling schedule with schoolwork and a social life.
Here’s how to hit the trail, take to the air, and get on the water with 10 recommended picks to satisfy your inner adventurer this summer in Winston-Salem.
Have you ever wondered what exactly goes into cycling? Sure, we see cyclists on the road on a daily basis, but there is so much more to training for racing bikes than a relaxing bike ride. It’s all about strategy, focus and more importantly, specificity of training.
Typically, competitive athletes focus on strength training with weights. Building strength and muscle mass has its benefits but also dramatically decreases overall flexibility.
Meet the Physicians and staff at our Winston-Salem, Kernersville, Clemmons and King NC office locations.
If you've ever scheduled a medical appointment (and if you're reading this, you probably have) you know that there can sometimes be a wait to see providers.