Paddling Through History: A Weekend on the Daniel Boone Heritage Canoe Trail

Paddling Through History: A Weekend on the Daniel Boone Heritage Canoe Trail

Combine a history tour and backcountry adventure on North Carolina's Daniel Boone Heritage Canoe Trail.

Dr. Michael Bates - Orthopedic Surgeon

Get to know Dr. Michael Bates, orthopedic surgeon at OrthoCarolina University.
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.
Back Pain Fundamentals

Back Pain Fundamentals

We don’t always think about our spine, but good spinal health is important. Back pain can come from many different sources: discs, joints, fractures, or even just the effects of everyday life.
An Insider’s Guide to Charlotte’s Booming Road Cycling Scene

An Insider’s Guide to Charlotte’s Booming Road Cycling Scene

With the adoption of a five-year bike plan, the Charlotte City Council has thrown its weight behind the city’s cycling movement.

Care Ring Hope For Community Health Luncheon powered by OrthoCarolina

Here OrthoCarolina CEO, Dr. Bruce Cohen is outlining our commitment to the local community via our partnership and support of Care Ring.
Twin City Talks Community Forum
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Twin City Talks Community Forum

For the inaugural forum, the topic will be Public symbolism and art: Past, present and future. A panel will discuss Winston-Salem's public art, monuments and memorials and how it reflects on the community as a whole... as well as its impact on our citizens and visitors alike.
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.
A Shot at a Full Comeback: How One Soccer Player Beat the Dreaded ACL Injury

A Shot at a Full Comeback: How One Soccer Player Beat the Dreaded ACL Injury

Female athletes have been known to have a higher risk of injuring their anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, while participating in competitive sports. McKaley Boston knows that pain all too well. This is her comeback story.
Improving Balance to Prevent Injuries

Improving Balance to Prevent Injuries

How much time do you devote to balance? The truth is probably not enough. While a lot of us make the time to go the gym and get in our strength training and cardio, we often neglect simple balance exercises.
Office Ergonomics: Your How-To Guide for Sitting at Your Desk

Office Ergonomics: Your How-To Guide for Sitting at Your Desk

Neck and low back pain is a prevalent issue in American society; up to 80% of people will experience low back pain in their lifetime. Particularly as our daily activities become more sedentary, we see that poor posture is the main contributor to neck and back pain. Here's your how-to guide for sitting at your desk.
 #TheFreeWorkout Comes to Winston-Salem

#TheFreeWorkout Comes to Winston-Salem

Free, easy-to-use bodyweight-based workouts can be found all over the city
#TheFreeWorkout in Winston-Salem

#TheFreeWorkout in Winston-Salem

Partnering with marketing firm #thesavageway, OrthoCarolina has launched #TheFreeWorkout on sidewalks in Winston-Salem offering free, functional fitness.
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
Going for a bike ride? An interactive look at how your body reacts over time

Going for a bike ride? An interactive look at how your body reacts over time

This infographic describes ones varying fitness levels over time.

National PA Week is October 6-12

OrthoCarolina’s 100 physician assistants help increase patient access to care 2017 marks 50th anniversary of profession
What to Expect After Hip Replacement: The Honest Truth, from a Surgeon

What to Expect After Hip Replacement: The Honest Truth, from a Surgeon

Part of the reason you have a hip replacement is to get back to the lifestyle you enjoyed before you needed surgery.
Tips From Our Physical Therapists

Tips From Our Physical Therapists

National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) occurs every October and celebrates the physical therapy (PT) profession and it impact on patients. PTs assist people of all ages and abilities, maximizing their movement and actively participating in a patient’s recovery. Thank you to all our PTs for everything that they do!
The Role of the Physician Assistant: Why You Should See a PA

The Role of the Physician Assistant: Why You Should See a PA

Each October 6-12, we celebrate PA Week nationwide – the licensed medical providers who are truly extenders of our physicians. There are more than 100,000 PAs nationwide and over 100 at OrthoCarolina.