OrthoCarolina Given Workplace Health Achievement Index Award by American Heart Association

OrthoCarolina Given Workplace Health Achievement Index Award by American Heart Association

Building a culture of health within the workplace can have a significant impact on our personnel and is a goal that OrthoCarolina continues to build on.
OrthoCarolina South Park Now Open

OrthoCarolina South Park Now Open

OrthoCarolina has opened the doors to its newest orthopedic office OrthoCarolina South Park, located in the heart of South Park
Doctor’s Playbook: How an Orthopedic Fellow Went on to Lead Medical Care for the New Orleans Saints

Doctor’s Playbook: How an Orthopedic Fellow Went on to Lead Medical Care for the New Orleans Saints

A year ago, Larry “Chip” Bankston was sitting in the stands of the Superdome, cheering on the saints. He was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he still lives with his wife and two young children. Now the official team physician to the New Orleans Saints, Dr. Bankston is on the sidelines of every home game and on the road with the team, where he is laser focused on his job: providing the highest level of care to some of the NFL’s best athletes.
A Top Dog’s Return: How a Charlotte Hounds Lacrosse Player Came Back from a Nearly Career-Ending Knee Injury

A Top Dog’s Return: How a Charlotte Hounds Lacrosse Player Came Back from a Nearly Career-Ending Knee Injury

Ryan Flanagan, a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate and professional lacrosse player has had his fair share of injuries throughout his career but none like his latest. During a mid-season game against Denver in July 2016, he was defending the goal when an opposing player dove through the crease and crashed into Flanagan -- putting his whole professional career in jeopardy.
OrthoCarolina Wellness Center Now Open

OrthoCarolina Wellness Center Now Open

Matthews, N.C.-based all-inclusive health and wellness facility offers a span of health and fitness programs for all ages
Twin City Talks in Winston-Salem

Twin City Talks in Winston-Salem

Twin City Talks, a community forum hosted in partnership with the Winston-Salem Journal, engaged the Winston-Salem community in an open discussion about public art this week at Foothills Brewing. Preceded by topical podcasts and articles, the forum invited residents to engage with community leaders in the arts and cultural sector.
What I Learned From Fellowship Training

What I Learned From Fellowship Training

Fellowship trained orthopedic surgeons have chosen to subspecialize in a specific area of orthopedic care, spending extra time learning often complicated techniques and surgeries. Brian Krenzel MD, a hip and knee surgeon with OrthoCarolina Hickory and OrthoCarolina Boone, shares why becoming fellowship trained was important to him.
Off and Running: How One Physician/PA Duo Keeps Pace

Off and Running: How One Physician/PA Duo Keeps Pace

They look just like any other ordinary runners out for a mid-day exercise break. But look closely and you’ll see Dr. Paloski and his physician assistant Abby running side-by-side, not too far from the pediatric office where they work
Tackling an Unwelcome Ankle Injury: How One Player Returned to the Field

Tackling an Unwelcome Ankle Injury: How One Player Returned to the Field

For JaQuan King, senior at Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem, football was life. He was set to be a top ranked college football prospect in 2016; he had scored four touchdowns during a jamboree scrimmage and had high hopes of being recruited until he found himself on the ground holding a swollen ankle surrounded by trainers and players. He had a season-ending ankle injury, and wondered if he’d ever get to play again.
Thank You to Our Physician Assistants

Thank You to Our Physician Assistants

Each year during the first week of October we celebrate Physician Assistant Week nationwide. This week recognizes the PA profession and its contributions to the nation’s health, and it is also an opportunity to raise awareness and visibility of the profession.
OrthoCarolina Boone Now Offering Sub-Specialty Care

OrthoCarolina Boone Now Offering Sub-Specialty Care

We now offer several areas of specialized care in Boone.
New Report Highlights Key Findings from 100 Healthiest Employers in America including Humana, OrthoCarolina and Wellnext

New Report Highlights Key Findings from 100 Healthiest Employers in America including Humana, OrthoCarolina and Wellnext

Now in its fifth year, the H100 recognizes companies who achieved success in improving the health of their employees through wellness programs.
Winston-Salem Welcomes New Physician

Winston-Salem Welcomes New Physician

Dr. Drew Henderson, MD, MSc joins OrthoCarolina Winston-Salem and Clemmons locations.
Welcome New Physicians

Welcome New Physicians

Michael Bates, MD joins OrthoCarolina University and Todd Irwin, MD joins the OrthoCarolina Foot and Ankle Institute.
100 Years Old, 110% Effort

100 Years Old, 110% Effort

Knee replacement patient still walking, enjoying life at 100 years old.
Walk CLT

Walk CLT

On June 2, OrthoCarolina teamed up with Sustain Charlotte and #thesavageway to launch the second WalkCLT event in the FreeMoreWest area.
A Tale of Two Surgeons: Father and Son, Working Side by Side

A Tale of Two Surgeons: Father and Son, Working Side by Side

From a young age, Keith Fehring knew he wanted to be an orthopedic surgeon.He didn’t have to look far for inspiration. His dad, Dr. Thomas “Tom” Fehring, has been an orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacements for thirty years.
Why I Chose to Go through Fellowship Training

Why I Chose to Go through Fellowship Training

Fellowship training is an additional year of training which a surgeon chooses to pursue in a specialized area of orthopedics. Going through fellowship training was very important to me in becoming a surgeon. Being fellowship trained allows a surgeon to be able to train in a setting with more complex cases and broaden their knowledge in a more specific area of orthopedics.
A Day in the Life of an Occupational Therapy Resident: Meet Ashley Brooks

A Day in the Life of an Occupational Therapy Resident: Meet Ashley Brooks

When Ashley Brooks, OTR/L, began her career as an occupational therapist, hand therapy was considered very specialized and not a track for new graduates.
For the Love of Painting: A New Landscape after a Traumatic Hand Injury

For the Love of Painting: A New Landscape after a Traumatic Hand Injury

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.