Kohler's disease is a condition, where the navicular bone in the foot looses its blood supply temporarily and sustains a state of bone death, also called avascular necrosis.
Osgood Schlatter’s is a condition associated with inflammation of the apophysis of the tibial tubercle. This means that a portion of the growth plate of the shin bone has become irritated.
Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine which may cause the spine to be in the shape of a C or S instead of being straight.
The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Awards 3-year, $500,000 grant to Thomas K. Fehring, MD of the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center
The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) announced today it has awarded a $500,000 research grant to Dr. Thomas Fehring of the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center and OrthoCarolina Research Institute, Charlotte, NC.
Just above your rotator cuff, you have a fluid-filled sac called a bursa. The job of the bursa is to provide a cushion between tendons and bones. Bursa can become inflamed which can cause pain.
In an effort to improve the quality of care available in their community, these doctors are making Charlotte a leader in medical research, training, and education
Almost all of us, at some point, will strain or irritate a muscle or ligament, and the resulting pain can have a big impact on your daily life. To make that pain subside is it better to use ice or heat?
Plantar fasciitis affects nearly 2 million Americans each year, with over 10% of the population suffering from this condition at some point over their lifetime.
As a specialty practice of occupational and physical therapy, hand therapy focuses on orthopedic conditions that affect the upper extremities (hands and arms).