How to Know if You Might Have Bunions and When to See a Doctor

How to Know if You Might Have Bunions and When to See a Doctor

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 Launches Online Scheduling  in Winston-Salem Market

OrthoCarolina Launches Online Scheduling in Winston-Salem Market

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.

FAQs for Scheduling Your Appointment Online with OrthoCarolina

FAQs for Scheduling Your Appointment Online with OrthoCarolina

Schedule an appointment straight from your computer, phone or tablet with OrthoCarolina's easy-to-use system. 

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From a Hip Replacement to a Slam Dunk

For a former professional basketball player, having a hip replacement allowed him to return to his passion. 

Top 10 Triad Waterfalls & Swimming Holes

Top 10 Triad Waterfalls & Swimming Holes

Take a break from the heat with day trips to these 10 top Triad waterfalls and swimming holes.

Training For Your Next Race With OrthoCarolina

Training For Your Next Race With OrthoCarolina

From training plans to learning how to properly foam roll, OrthoCarolina has your back as you prepare for your first or next race!

The Different Kinds of Runs you See on Training Plans and Why Each are Important

The Different Kinds of Runs You See on Training Plans and Why Each Are Important

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.

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You Asked: 10K Training Plan FAQ's

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. 

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​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.

Fellowship Trained Surgeons OrthoCarolina

What does it mean to be a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon?

Additional fellowship training exposes doctors to particular specialties.

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World Champion Power Lifter Calls Total Hip Replacement a "Miracle" Hitting the Gym Just Weeks After Surgery

Learn how a power-lifter has built his fitness back up after a total hip replacement. 

Quick and Dirty guide to Winston-Salem's trail running scene

A Quick & Dirty Guide to Winston-Salem's Trail Running Scene

A guide to training programs, local clubs, and other resources to help you plug in to Winston-Salem's trail running scene.

Team OrthoCarolina - 2018 Catalyst Award Winners

Team OrthoCarolina - 2018 Catalyst Award Winners

OrthoCarolina's Catalyst Awards honor teammates who embody our mission to Make Lives Better. Meet our 2018 global award winners.

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10 New Physicians Join OrthoCarolina

OrthoCarolina has hired 10 new physicians to support the increasing needs of its patients and communities

Dr. John McMurtry

OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. John McMurtry

Specializing in hand, shoulder and elbow, Dr. McMurtry will practice at OrthoCarolina's Winston-Salem office.

Dr. James Starman

OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. James Starman

Specializing in sports, shoulder and elbow, Dr. Starman will see patients at OrthoCarolina's Winston-Salem and Kernersville offices.

Dr. W. Bryan Jennings

OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. W. Bryan Jennings

Specializing in sports and general orthopedics, Dr. Jennings will practice at OrthoCarolina's Winston-Salem and King offices.

The ultimate Winston-Salem Bucket list for fall

The Ultimate Winston-Salem Bucket List for Fall

The golden days of fall are prime time for hiking, biking, paddling, and playing outdoors in Winston-Salem.

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Paddling Around Winston-Salem: An Insider's Guide to Getting on the Water This Summer

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.

Best Trails in Winston-Salem, NC

A Quick & Dirty Guide to the Best Mountain Biking in Winston-Salem

The hills of the Triad region offer mountain bikers pumpy ascents, fast and flowy lines and lake vistas.

Rock Box Bouldering

Building a Bouldering Community in Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem's new Rock Box Bouldering gym aims to be a central hub for the Triad climbing community.

HopSwap Half Marathon

An Insider’s Guide to Winston-Salem’s HopSwap Half Marathon

Get moving at the the HopSwap Half Marathon in Winston-Salem.

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OrthoCarolina 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 Cragging in North Carolina

Winter Cragging at North Carolina’s Sauratown

Sauratown offers some of the best winter cragging in the southeast.

Jonathan S. Yoder, MD is a sports medicine physician with OrthoCarolina Winston.

A Physician Talks PRP: Using Your Body’s Own Platelets to Heal Injury

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.

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Family-Friendly Winter Outdoor Excursions in Winston-Salem

Spend a day walking the homes, gardens, and shops of Old Salem

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Winston-Salem #TheFreeWorkout Videos

Carrie Rhodes, MPT at OrthoCarolina takes you through the steps to complete #TheFreeWorkout in Winston-Salem.

Fall Camping Spots

5 Top Fall Camping Spots in North Carolina

North Carolina is peppered with wilderness-enveloped campgrounds, from the Great Smokies to the Atlantic shores.

NC Pilot Mountain State Park

The Story Behind North Carolina's Pilot Mountain State Park

Pilot Mountain has guided centuries of travelers, from nomadic Native Americans to Moravian immigrants.

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3 Amazing Weekend Backpacking Loops in the Smokies

With these three backpacking loops, you can sample the best of the Smokies in a weekend.

Daniel Boone Heritage Canoe Trail

Paddling Through History: A Weekend on the Daniel Boone Heritage Canoe Trail

Combine a history tour and backcountry adventure on North Carolina's Daniel Boone Heritage Canoe Trail.

Twin City Talks in Winston-Salem

Twin City Talks in Winston-Salem

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.

#TheFreeWorkout Comes to Winston-Salem

#TheFreeWorkout Comes to Winston-Salem

Free, easy-to-use bodyweight-based workouts can be found all over the city

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#TheFreeWorkout in Winston-Salem

Partnering with marketing firm #thesavageway, OrthoCarolina has launched #TheFreeWorkout on sidewalks in Winston-Salem offering free, functional fitness.

Tackling an Unwelcome Ankle Injury: How One Player Returned to the Field

Tackling an Unwelcome Ankle Injury: How One Player Returned to the Field

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.

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One of the Most Common Knee Injuries: The ABCs of the ACL

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.

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An Insider's Guide to the Booming Running Scene in Winston-Salem

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.

Winston-Salem Welcomes New Physician

Winston-Salem Welcomes New Physician

Dr. Drew Henderson, MD, MSc joins OrthoCarolina Winston-Salem and Clemmons locations.

What Happens When You Ride Your Bike?

What Happens When You Ride Your Bike?

We all know riding your bike is good for you, but have you ever thought about what happens to your body during a ride?

Winston Salem Road Trips

To the Mountains and Back: 10 Easy Outdoor Day Trips from Winston-Salem

Clear your calendar now and finish off a summer full of adventure in the mountains around Winston-Salem with these 10-day trip ideas.

Rock Climbing in Winston-Salem: What to Know and Where to Go

Rock Climbing in Winston-Salem: What to Know and Where to Go

The North Carolina Triad has earned its reputation as one of the Southeast region’s premier climbing destinations, one hold at a time.

Cycling

What to Expect When You Start Cycling

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.

Riding Bikes

10 Must-Do Summer Adventures in Winston-Salem

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.

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Training Like a Cyclist

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.

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Yoga for Enhanced Sports Performance

Typically, competitive athletes focus on strength training with weights. Building strength and muscle mass has its benefits but also dramatically decreases overall flexibility.

Dr. Michael Lauffenburger - Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Michael Lauffenburger - Orthopedic Surgeon

Winston-Salem and Clemmons office locations.

Dr. David Janeway - Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. David Janeway - Orthopedic Surgeon

Winston-Salem Office Location.

Dr. William Craig - Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. William Craig - Orthopedic Surgeon

Winston-Salem and Clemmons Office Locations

Dr. Scott Biggerstaff - Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Scott Biggerstaff - Orthopedic Surgeon

Winston-Salem & Kernersville Office Locations

OrthoCarolina Winston Salem

OrthoCarolina Winston Salem

Meet the Physicians and staff at our Winston-Salem, Kernersville, Clemmons and King NC office locations.

Physician Assistant

What Does a Physician Assistant Do?

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.

ORTHOPAEDIC SPECIALISTS OF THE CAROLINAS JOINS ORTHOCAROLINA

Region’s Leading Orthopedic Group Expands into the Triad While Continuing to Offer Quality, Convenient Care
March 04, 2014