Why Foam Rolling is Important: A Soccer Player’s Perspective

Why Foam Rolling is Important: A Soccer Player’s Perspective

Not too long ago I was working with the U.S. Men’s National Beach Soccer team in their Beach World Cup qualifier tournament.
Ask the Physical Therapist

Ask the Physical Therapist

Answers from the OrthoCarolina Physical Therapist Department
Spine Surgery and the Mazor® Robotics Renaissance Robot: 11 Things to Know

Spine Surgery and the Mazor® Robotics Renaissance Robot: 11 Things to Know

Our surgeons are some of the best in the world, but robotics can actually increase the precision and consistency of what we do in the operating room.

Bill Heisel on WTBQ talking about medical care in NASCAR.

Bill Heisel, Director of OrthoCarolina Motorsports, started working with NASCAR teams, drivers and pit crew nearly a decade ago after a conversation with Coach Joe Gibbs about improving medical care in the sport. He talked to WTBQ Radio about orthopedic sports injuries in NASCAR, the teams he has close relationships with, and the exciting 2017 season ahead.
Dr. David O'Brien educating in the Sudan

Dr. David O'Brien educating in the Sudan

“It was an honor to meet and interact with experts from numerous Middle Eastern countries dedicated to advancing spine care for their patients“.
Bill Heisel on WTBQ talking about medical care in NASCAR

Bill Heisel on WTBQ talking about medical care in NASCAR

Bill Heisel is the Director of OrthoCarolina Motorsports
“Our goal is to Empower You”: The Four Questions Every Physical Therapy Patient Wants to Know

Hand Center

The physicians of the OrthoCarolina Hand Center are orthopedic surgeons who have pursued additional hand and wrist surgery training at the fellowship level in order to provide you with the most up-to-date and comprehensive treatment. In combination with our trained hand therapist and medical staff, they are ready to provide the very best in both surgical and non-surgical evaluation and treatment and have become a center of excellence for the Charlotte area in the treatment of hand problems.
Operation Walk Carolinas: Organizations Team Up for a Joint Effort

Operation Walk Carolinas: Organizations Team Up for a Joint Effort

Two billion people across the globe have no access to medical care.
International Medical Outreach: How and Why it Impacts Lives

International Medical Outreach: How and Why it Impacts Lives

Like all physicians, I went into medicine to make a difference in the lives of people in need.
What to Expect After Hip Replacement

What to Expect After Hip Replacement

For many of my hip replacement patients, returning to the lifestyle they had prior to developing hip arthritis and debilitating pain is an exciting part of the healing process.
OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Surgeons Meet with Congressional Leaders in D.C.

OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Surgeons Meet with Congressional Leaders in D.C.

Physicians advocating for more economical value-based care for patients and access to joint replacement surgery.
Treating Sore Muscles with Cold Therapy

Treating Sore Muscles with Cold Therapy

Whether it’s a simple cold pack, ice bath or a higher tech application, athletes are always looking for the latest and greatest tool to aid recovery and minimize downtime between intense training sessions.

YMCA of Catawba Valley Soccer Club (YCVSC) & OrthoCarolina

OrthoCarolina is committed to supporting our local community. Check out our partnership in Hickory with the YCVSC Eagles...

Answering The Bell - Ankle & Foot

Stephania Bell and Carolina Panthers team physician Dr. Bob Anderson discuss the dreaded high ankle sprain, the importance of wider cleats and much more.
5 Things to Know about Charlotte Soccer Academy’s Brad Wylde

5 Things to Know about Charlotte Soccer Academy’s Brad Wylde

An interview with Brad Wylde, President and Executive Director of Charlotte Soccer Academy
NASCAR: Spike in Hip, Wrist Injuries

NASCAR: Spike in Hip, Wrist Injuries

Femoral acetabular impingement and hook of hamate injuries are on the rise in NASCAR pit crews according to new research presented at the 2017 NASCAR Summit in Concord, North Carolina, on January 10, 2017.
Hook of hamate injuries becoming more prevalent among NASCAR pit crews

Hook of hamate injuries becoming more prevalent among NASCAR pit crews

An epidemiological study of 118 upper extremity injuries in NASCAR pit crews tracked over a 10 year period shows a surge in hook of hamate (a bone in the palm on the small finger side of the wrist) hand injuries in particular among changers and carriers.
Building a workout: Power Moves

Building a workout: Power Moves

One of the most frustrating elements to exercise is knowing what to do. You have the dedication to show up at the gym, but do you have the knowledge to know what to do when you get there?