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

OrthoCarolina Physical Therapist Lands on ESPN Lacrosse Documentary

Caring for patients by day, Shaun Riney spends evenings and weekends as an assistant coach on a lacrosse team whose unlikely players made them the subject of an ESPN documentary.

October 09, 2018

Explore Your 704

Explore Your 704 is the first scavenger hunt of its kind in Charlotte, NC. Using Clean Graffiti (a clean image pressure washed onto a dirty sidewalk), we have made a game of exploring the Queen City’s finest neighborhoods.

October 08, 2018

27 Years at OrthoCarolina: Q&A with Physician Assistant Mike Long

With such a successful career during which he's impacted so many lives, we asked Mike a few questions about being a PA, his fondest memories and the advice he'd give someone who is just starting out.

October 08, 2018

Team OrthoCarolina - 2018 Catalyst Award Winners

OrthoCarolina's Catalyst Awards honor teammates who embody our mission to Make Lives Better. Meet our 2018 global award winners.

September 26, 2018

The next 5 years: Where Dr. Todd Chapman sees the biggest challenges & opportunities for spine surgeons just starting out

Todd Chapman, MD, of Charlotte, N.C.-based OrthoCarolina Spine Center, discusses the philosophies and technologies that will shape his practice for many years to come.

September 24, 2018

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.

September 18, 2018

OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. Josh Smith

Specializing in hand, shoulder and elbow, Dr. Smith will practice at OrthoCarolina's Hickory office.

September 07, 2018

OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. John McMurtry

Specializing in hand, shoulder and elbow, Dr. McMurtry will practice at OrthoCarolina's Winston-Salem office.

September 07, 2018

OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. Benjamin Sutker

Specializing in elbow, hand and wrist, Dr. Sutker sees patients at OrthoCarolina Rock Hill.

September 06, 2018

OrthoCarolina Family Welcome: Meet Dr. David Ciaccia

A physiatrist, Dr. Ciaccia will see patients at OrthoCarolina Gastonia.

September 06, 2018

OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. James Starman

Specializing in sports, shoulder and elbow, Dr. Starman will see patients at OrthoCarolina's Winston-Salem and Kernersville offices.

September 06, 2018

OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. W. Bryan Jennings

Specializing in sports and general orthopedics, Dr. Jennings will practice at OrthoCarolina's Winston-Salem and King offices.

September 06, 2018

OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. Swaroop Gonchikar

A musculoskeletal and interventional spine specialist, we welcome Dr. Swaroop Gonchikar to the OrthoCarolina team where he'll be seeing patients at the Spine Center.

September 05, 2018

OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. Michael Gart

Joining our Hand Center, Dr. Michael Gart specializes in plastic and reconstructive surgery of the hand.

September 05, 2018

OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. Brian Brighton

Specializing in pediatric orthopedic surgery and spine surgery, Dr. Brian Brighton joins our team at the Pediatric Orthopedic Center.

September 05, 2018

An Interview with Dr. Pat Connor - the Carolina Panthers Head Team Physician

The commotion and action on the sidelines on any given Carolina Panthers game day can make it difficult to spot Dr. Pat Connor, but he’s there.

August 31, 2018

OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. Brian Scannell

A pediatric orthopedic specialist, Dr. Scannell is from Charlotte and finds living and working in his hometown an especially rewarding experience.

August 29, 2018

Meet the PA: Jeff Dabkowski, PA-C

Meet the PA: Jeff Dabkowski, PA-C at the OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine Center

August 17, 2018

Medical Breakthroughs at OrthoCarolina

Explore pioneering medical breakthroughs changing our lives and meet the doctors behind them. On the front lines of your health are tales of desperation, determination and human triumph-from a safer way to manage pain after surgery to groundbreaking techniques that make surgery unnecessary.

July 24, 2018