OrthoCarolina Spine Center Community Forum

The complete forum event on February 22nd, 2018.

March 12, 2018

A Doctor’s Guide to Preventing ACL Injuries

As doctors, a high percentage of the patients we care for with anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) issues sustain their injuries from movements that occur when the body abruptly decelerates or changes direction

March 06, 2018

How Ultrasound-Guided Injections Can Help Treat Pain

Cortisone injections can provide much needed relief for ongoing and chronic pain. Ultrasound machines have helped us improve this accuracy by allowing us to guide the injection needle to a more exact location under direct visualization.

February 25, 2018

Ask the Physical Therapist

Q: It’s below freezing outside! How should I dress if I want to go running?

February 19, 2018

OrthoCarolina Boone

Offering a level of sub-specialty care unmatched in the high country.

February 06, 2018

Pediatric Orthopedic Care at OrthoCarolina

OrthoCarolina’s Pediatric Orthopedic Center is your destination for comprehensive pediatric orthopedic care.

February 02, 2018

Hand Care at OrthoCarolina

The southeast's leader in hand and wrist care, OrthoCarolina Hand.

January 26, 2018

Hip and Knee Care at OrthoCarolina

National recognized care for total joint replacements at OrthoCarolina.

January 23, 2018

Shoulder Care at OrthoCarolina

Nationally recognized physicians for Shoulder Care.

January 22, 2018

Spine Care at OrthoCarolina

The Southeast's leader in Spine and Back care.

January 22, 2018

Physical Therapy at OrthoCarolina

Expert care from OrthoCarolina Physical Therapy

January 22, 2018

Foot and Ankle at OrthoCarolina

Best in class Foot and Ankle Care at OrthoCarolina

January 22, 2018

Mind-controlled prosthetics: the next wave of 'smart arms'

A bionic limb is giving hope, and control, back to shark attack victim Tiffany Johnson. .

January 22, 2018

Sports Medicine at OrthoCarolina

World-Class Sports Medicine care at OrthoCarolina

January 19, 2018

Learn more about our Reconstructive Center for Lost Limbs

Individuals who have amputations address a variety of daily challenges that can significantly affect their lives, including general health and wellness, mobility, independence and more.

January 18, 2018

What is the best mattress for someone with low back pain?

What is the best mattress for someone with low back pain?

January 17, 2018

​How to Know If You Might Have a Rotator Cuff Issue

Rotator cuff issues are a common culprit of shoulder pain. Four muscles make up the rotator cuff and keep the head of the upper arm bone in its socket, enabling it to work. Those muscles turn into tendons that attach near the head, which is the ball of your shoulder, a ball-and-socket joint.

January 15, 2018

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.

January 11, 2018

Ask the Physical Therapist

Q: I am interested in starting a strength training program but don't know where to start. Do you have any advice on how to start lifting weights while reducing the risk of injury?

January 10, 2018

Game Changers

Allow us to introduce you to some of the most clever visionaries around town.

December 31, 2017

The Scoop on Sciatica, Plus Exercises That Can Help With Pain

Sciatica, also known as lumbar radiculopathy, is a term that describes pain that radiates down the leg caused by a pinched nerve in the back.

December 20, 2017

Back on Your Feet: Sciatic Pain Relief

The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the human body, so it’s not surprising that when it flares up, it feels intense.

December 17, 2017

‘First in the world’ artificial hand allows individual fingers to move

A North Carolina man who lost three fingers in an industrial accident more than a year ago can now move individual fingers on his prosthetic hand thanks to an innovative surgery by two OrthoCarolina hand surgeons.

November 01, 2017

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.

October 26, 2017

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.

September 26, 2017