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5 Top Fall Camping Spots in North Carolina

5 Top Fall Camping Spots in North Carolina

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

Back Pain Fundamentals

We don’t always think about our spine, but good spinal health is important. Back pain can come from many different sources: discs, joints, fractures, or even just the effects of everyday life.
Office Ergonomics: Your How-To Guide for Sitting at Your Desk

Office Ergonomics: Your How-To Guide for Sitting at Your Desk

Neck and low back pain is a prevalent issue in American society; up to 80% of people will experience low back pain in their lifetime. Particularly as our daily activities become more sedentary, we see that poor posture is the main contributor to neck and back pain. Here's your how-to guide for sitting at your desk.
What You Should Know About MRI

What You Should Know About MRI

X-rays are standard when it comes to photographic images of the human body, but many people are less familiar with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
With Your Help, We’re Improving Your Outcomes After Surgery

With Your Help, We’re Improving Your Outcomes After Surgery

Quality improvement is a big deal to us at OrthoCarolina. In fact, we have a team that works only on care improvement programs and maintaining quality and coordinated care.
Ten Facts to Know About Scoliosis

Ten Facts to Know About Scoliosis

June is Scoliosis Awareness Month. Scoliosis, an Ancient Greek term for “bending,” affects 2 percent of the population. To learn more about the condition, Dr. Matt Chapman broke down some of the basics that you may not already know. .
Conservative Care of Low Back Pain

Conservative Care of Low Back Pain

Generalized low back pain is a huge public health problem, affecting 80 percent of people at some point during their lifetime. Low back pain can affect a person's ability to function at work or within the home and can lead to a lower perceived quality of life.
EMG – What to Know

EMG – What to Know

An electrodiagnostic study (EMG/NCS) is a diagnostic assessment of the electrical activity of your nerves and muscles to see how well they function, and is sometimes recommended for patients with neck, back, arm or leg pain.
Spine Surgery and the Mazor® Robotics Renaissance Robot: 11 Things to Know

Spine Surgery and the Mazor® Robotics Renaissance Robot: 11 Things to Know

Our surgeons are some of the best in the world, but robotics can actually increase the precision and consistency of what we do in the operating room.
ORTHOCAROLINA ROBOTICS SPINE SURGERY TEAM PERFORMS 100TH MAZOR ROBOTICS RENAISSANCE® SURGICAL CASE

ORTHOCAROLINA ROBOTICS SPINE SURGERY TEAM PERFORMS 100TH MAZOR ROBOTICS RENAISSANCE® SURGICAL CASE

This state-of-the-art technology makes complex spine surgery more precise by providing a preoperative computer based planning platform to increase surgical accuracy and safety.

Spine Care - OrthoCarolina Radio

Featuring Dr. Eric Laxer from the Spine Center at OrthoCarolina. The topics discussed range from what conditions are seen and what types of patients are seen to how new technology and innovation are modernizing the field. This series is done in conjunction with Beasley Radio and K 104.7 FM.
NASCAR Medicine

NASCAR Medicine

In the Fast Lane with PA Bill Heisel
Who’s Got Your Back?

Who’s Got Your Back?

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Back Health

OrthoCarolina Welcomes Alison Warren, DAOM, L.Ac.

Patients now have access to Integrative Medicine Service Line
Spine Center’s Dr. Milam Performs Two-Level Cervical Disc Replacement

Spine Center’s Dr. Milam Performs Two-Level Cervical Disc Replacement

OrthoCarolina spine surgeon Alden Milam has performed a two-level cervical disc replacement procedure utilizing a novel medical device recently approved by the FDA. The procedure was the first FDA approved two-level disc replacement in the state of North Carolina.
Dr. Bruce Darden, the newly-elected president of the Cervical Spine Research Society

Dr. Bruce Darden, the newly-elected president of the Cervical Spine Research Society

This multidisciplinary organization provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and promotes clinical and basic science research of the cervical spine. The Cervical Spine Research Society is the recognized authority on diseases of the cervical spine.

Patient Al Sprague & Dr. Brigham

Dr. Craig Brigham helps Al Sprague get his life back...