OrthoCarolina Hand Surgeons Discover Children, Adults Born without Hand Have Brain Functionality to Control Advanced Prosthetics
Three Charlotte hand surgeons have discovered that people of any age born without a hand already have the functionality needed to control a prosthetic device using only their mind.
The first thing many parents notice is asymmetry, or their child having height differences in the shoulder or hips.
During June's Scoliosis Awareness Month, Dr. Todd Champman breaks down some information about this spinal condition that affects 2% of the population.
Fluoroscopically-guided injections are a non-operative, conservative method of treatment for ongoing and chronic back pain or joint pain.
Dr. Ciaccia of OrthoCarolina Gastonia performs an epidural steroid injection and explains how it works.
Gilbert Hunter has always loved to paint…portraits to be specific. He’s retired now, but he’d like to get back to doing it more often. The brushstrokes created by his hand reveal the snapshots of his mind as his perspective takes shape on canvas.
Occupational therapy is a unique profession that works with people across the lifespan to help them engage in activities and occupations that are meaningful to them.
Upper Extremity Surgical Amputation Procedure.
Presented by Dr. Bryan Loeffler and Dr. Glenn Gaston of the OrthoCarolina Reconstructive Center for Lost Limbs
Back pain typically isn’t something to stress about ― but there are a few specific circumstances in which you might want to, well, watch your back.
Conservative treatments often work well for a pinched nerve, which can include neck and arm pain, numbness and tingling.
How Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization Can Restart the Healing Process and Relieve Chronic Pain
Instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, often referred to at the Graston technique or muscle scraping, can be effective in treating repetition injuries.
Most falls your child will take in their young lives will be the kind from which they hop right back up and keep on moving. But...
Additional fellowship training exposes doctors to particular specialties.
Physiatry, or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), is a field of medicine that is designed to improve and maximize function lost through injury, illness or disabling conditions. Physiatrists are experts on the bones, muscles and nerves that control how your body is affected by trauma like spinal cord damage, sports injuries, limb amputations, strokes and other musculoskeletal conditions.
We think about stretching our backs, massaging our necks and taking care of the part of our bodies that work that hardest, but hands can be overlooked. A specialist offers three ways to give your hardworking hands a little TLC.
Infections that involve a joint replacement are a difficult problem to treat. Most patients who incur this unusual complication presents to their orthopedic surgeon who may only treat one or two of these problems a year.
Testimonials and stories from our patients that have been treated through our outreach programs and the infected joint clinic.
Tips for Athletes from a Physical Therapist to Increase Neuromuscular Control
Learn how to prevent hamstring injuries with these stretches from a Physical Therapist
Preparing Athletes to Return to the Field with OrthoCarolina Hickory Physical Therapy
The result of overuse, trigger finger is a common but extremely painful condition that can cause the catching, locking and popping of the painful finger.
Having surgery is never easy, but being ready at home can help reduce anxiety for the post-op experience and make you more comfortable after shoulder surgery
Foot and ankle specialist performs four surgeries in just two months on patients who have sustained injuries while riding scooters.
After a break, fracture, sprain or dislocation, a cast allows bones to stay in place as they heal. Being injured is never fun, but there are a few fun facts about casts beyond the fact that all your friends can sign them.
For patients with a contracture of the hand due to Dupuytren's disease, Needle Aponeurotomy offers a minimally invasive treatment and rapid return to normal activities.