OrthoCarolina Surgeons Travel to Panama, Perform 60 Joint Replacements in Four Days

Through Operation Walk Carolinas, a private not-for-profit volunteer medical group, OC and area surgeons donated their time to offer specialized medical care.

June 14, 2019

OrthoCarolina Expands to New Lincolnton Location

OrthoCarolina has opened a new office in Lincolnton and added physicians to expand its services and better serve patients in Lincoln County.

June 03, 2019

OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. Verano Hermida

Bilingual orthopedic surgeon has 27 years of experience in general orthopedics and sports medicine.

May 24, 2019

Professionals suggest ways to deal with hip pain

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - The aches and pain can really take a toll. If your hips hurt you’re not alone. FOX 46 is getting results for your pain looking at different parts of your body and what you can do to find relief. “It can be very limiting in terms of someone’s function,” explained Dr. Edward Brown, an orthopedic surgeon with OrthoCarolina in Rock Hill.

May 07, 2019

OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. Julia Bulkeley

Dr. Bulkeley joins OC Laurinburg specializing in pediatric orthopedic surgery and general orthopedics.

April 23, 2019

Verano M. Hermida, MD Joins OrthoCarolina Lincolnton

Dr. Verano M. Hermida, a bilingual orthopedic surgeon with 27 years of experience in general orthopedics and sports medicine, has joined OrthoCarolina Lincolnton.

April 17, 2019

Carolina Panthers Team Physicians Present at Football and Sports Medicine Conference

Over the weekend of March 31 in Nashville, Carolina Panthers team physicians were part of a meeting of the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) that focused on football and sports medicine at all levels from youth to the National Football League (NFL).

April 03, 2019

Almost to Failure: How a Power Lifter Overcame Devastating Injury to Compete Again

Jennifer Thompson has been a power lifter since 1999. She’s 45 now, but notes what most people don’t know about a sport that can sometimes seem mysterious is that humans actually have the capacity to continue to gain muscle and strength well into their 50s.

March 30, 2019

Julia Bulkeley, MD, Joins OrthoCarolina Laurinburg

Dr. Julia Bulkeley has joined OrthoCarolina Laurinburg, specializing in pediatric orthopedic surgery and general orthopedics.

March 25, 2019

​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.

March 19, 2019

Athletic Trainers – Health Care Providers on the Field and in the Clinic

OrthoCarolina celebrates the dedicated, talented trainers on our staff as part of National Athletic Training Month, observed each March.

March 06, 2019

OrthoCarolina Releases NASCAR Surgery Numbers and Injury Trends for 2018 Season

As the 2019 NASCAR season begins, OrthoCarolina has announced its surgery numbers for the 2018 season as well as recent pit crew and mechanic injury trends in the sport.

February 14, 2019

Step inside the Operating Room: OrthoCarolina to Live Stream Hand Surgeries on Facebook

An OrthoCarolina hand surgeon will perform a trigger finger release surgery and a carpal tunnel release on OrthoCarolina’s Facebook page during a live broadcast this Wednesday from Mallard Creek Surgery Center.

February 04, 2019

Dr. Thomas Fehring of OrthoCarolina Awarded Research Grant for Irrigation and Debridement

Thomas K. Fehring, MD, hip and knee surgeon with the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center, has been awarded a grant by The Foundation for Arthroplasty Research and Education (FARE), a 501(c) (3) organization, for his research How to Improve the Results of Irrigation and Debridement for Prosthetic Joint Infection through the use of Intraosseous Antibiotics.

January 04, 2019

Why Does Removing a Cast Tickle?

Removing a cast at the doctor’s office can really tickle, and there’s true science behind the reason why.

December 27, 2018

Giving it a Whirl: a Ballet Dancer’s Quest to Rehab in Time for the Ultimate Holiday Performance

To Mia, dancing The Nutcracker is an obligatory part of the holiday season. At 16 years old, she dances five days a week for 20 hours a week. She will do anything to stay on her toes and one day dance in New York. 

December 13, 2018

OrthoCarolina Employee Wellness Program Ranked in Top 5 in U.S.

OrthoCarolina has been named one of the top five Healthiest 100 Employers in America in 2018 by the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America for its employee wellness program, Be Well. The annual program tracks and measures corporate health across the country and receives thousands of applications for its Healthiest Workplaces awards program each year.

December 10, 2018

Cross-Cultural Collaboration: Hip & Knee Surgeons from China, United States Share Research

The  Annual Meeting of the 2018 American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAKHS) in Dallas took place the first week of November and brought together some of the sharpest minds in orthopedics from geographic regions on opposite sides of the world.

November 29, 2018

Small Steps to Big Strides: Proper Foot Care for Those Who Need it Most

Shoes are for more than just walking. Especially in the cold months of winter, they become critical when it comes to health and well-being.

November 14, 2018

A Plane Crash and the Road to Recovery - OC Hickory Honored by Local Soldier

After playing a vial role in a soldier's full recovery from injuries sustained in a plane crash, Hickory PT is honored with a flag flown over his base in Afghanistan.

November 06, 2018

Physician Becomes Patient of the Surgery His Study Seeks to Improve and Walks Away "A Better Doctor"

Dr. Thomas K. Fehring performs full joint replacement surgeries in the OR, but having one himself emphasized the importance of the work he’s so passionate about.

October 24, 2018

Explore Your 704 Launches in Charlotte

OrthoCarolina has made a game of exploring neighborhoods across the Queen City. Partnering with marketing firm #thesavageway, OrthoCarolina has launched Explore Your 704, a four-week, first-of-its-kind scavenger hunt that takes participants on an outdoor journey of discovery, fun and wellness.

October 10, 2018