Knee Health with OrthoCarolina

Good Day asks the questions you want answered about your knees with the help of OrthoCarolina.

LISTEN NOW - Painful Truth: What Students Need to Know About the Opioid Crisis

Physicians, parents and former professional football players came together to address the opioid crisis and what students should know. This powerful one-night event is now available via podcast.

Small Steps for Big Change: A Revolutionary’s Recovery

When a Chinese revolutionary visited OrthoCarolina for surgery his wife and daughter were on hand to witness the first unaided steps he had taken since age 18.

30 Things You Didn’t Know About Physician Assistants (PAs)

National Physician Assistants Week is held every year from Oct. 6–12

October 6-12 is National PA Week - Help Us Celebrate!

While their work deserves to be celebrated day in and day out, we give special attention to our Physician Assistants during National PA Week October 6-12.

Behind the Scenes at Panthers Training Camp

National Football League (NFL) games are exciting, and they can be brutal. No matter how coordinated and logistical the plays, the naturally aggressive nature of the sport leaves athletes at constant risk of injury.

Catch a Ride for FREE Around Uptown Charlotte Powered by OrthoCarolina

The OrthoCarolina Jaunt cart is just a text away for a free lift when you're around Uptown, Southend, Noda, Plaza Midwood and Metropolitan.

Insights From Panthers Training Camp with the Head Team Physician

Going into his twenty-third season with the Carolina Panthers, Head Team Physician Dr. Patrick Connor gives some insight into what happened during the offseason.

Panthers team physician Pat Connor has performed crucial surgeries. But one repair in his career stands out.

The Athletic recently interviewed OrthoCarolina surgeon and Carolina Panthers Head Team Physician Dr. Patrick Connor.

OrthoCarolina Physicians Win 2019 Top Doctor Honors

OrthoCarolina physicians were honored for their premier patient care receiving Charlotte magazine Top Doctor awards.

OrthoCarolina Accepts Award for Healthiest Employer

A commitment to the health and well-being of employees earned OrthoCarolina this prestigious award.

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.

OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. Verano Hermida

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

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.

OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. Julia Bulkeley

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

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).

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.

​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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.