What You Need to Know About Osteoporosis

What You Need to Know About Osteoporosis

Most people with osteoporosis do not even know they have it which is why it is often called the “silent disease.” It may show up as a broken bone in the spine, hips, wrist or another bone in the body.
Leading research group welcomes OrthoCarolina Cartilage Restoration Physician

Leading research group welcomes OrthoCarolina Cartilage Restoration Physician

Dr. James Fleischli joins a national group of researching physicians.
On the Water in Gaston County

On the Water in Gaston County

With everything from mirror-like flatwater to Class III rapids, Gaston County, N.C., features a place to paddle for everyone from novice to expert. Spring has arrived and summer’s not far behind, so stock your dry bag, strap down the kayaks and SUP boards, and head to the launch for a day on the water. Here are some of our favorite destinations.
The Best Hikes in Gaston

The Best Hikes in Gaston

A unique combination of geology and history—multiple rocky monadnocks rising 1,500 feet above the surrounding Piedmont and a longstanding community-wide commitment to natural preservation—earns Gaston County its reputation as a regional hiking destination. Check out these trails to understand what makes Gaston the go-to training ground for runners, hikers, backpackers, and weekend warriors throughout the southeast.
4 Fantastic Waterfalls Within a 2-Hour Drive of Charlotte

4 Fantastic Waterfalls Within a 2-Hour Drive of Charlotte

Staying active in the peak of the Charlotte summer is tough. The humidity on those steamy, Southern days feels like a backpack, weighing you down while you hike or run. Finding the trails that offer some respite is an essential strategy for outdoor enthusiasts here.
Exercise Like an NFL Athlete

Exercise Like an NFL Athlete

Being an NFL athlete is no easy feat. Those guys are constantly training, but not all NFL players focus on the same areas. It largely depends on the position they play.
Winston-Salem Welcomes New Physician

Winston-Salem Welcomes New Physician

Dr. Drew Henderson, MD, MSc joins OrthoCarolina Winston-Salem and Clemmons locations.
What Happens When You Ride Your Bike?

What Happens When You Ride Your Bike?

We all know riding your bike is good for you, but have you ever thought about what happens to your body during a ride?
Hear it from an Athletic Trainer: Why Warming Up is a Crucial Piece in Your Soccer Training Plan

Hear it from an Athletic Trainer: Why Warming Up is a Crucial Piece in Your Soccer Training Plan

If you could increase your soccer skill level efficiency, drastically reduce your chance of injury, and help your body feel better before and after soccer, would you want to know how?
No Timeouts: Minimizing Injury Risk in Young Soccer Players

No Timeouts: Minimizing Injury Risk in Young Soccer Players

Soccer is not only one of the fastest growing sports, but it’s also one of the most fast-paced. Like any contact sport there is always potential for injury, but during the juvenile and teenage years those chances are higher simply due to growth patterns and growing bodies.
Running While Pregnant: What to Know

Running While Pregnant: What to Know

Exercise and running has always played a big part in Kathleen White’s life. So when Kathleen, a physical therapist, became pregnant, she was even more motivated to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle for herself, as well as her baby.

1K Podcast

1K is the 1,000 second, entertainment focused, interview driven podcast. Every episode, host Scott Galloway sits down with a special guest from the entertainment world for exactly 1,000 seconds. Why 1,000 seconds? 1K is affiliated with the 100 Words Film Festival, which was created in 2014 with the mission of democratizing film for all professional and student filmmakers. Both the festival and 1K are a celebration of the concise, a recognition that oftentimes, less is more. In the case of 1K, it also happens to be the perfect length for a morning or afternoon commute. Subscribe to our show wherever you listen to podcasts.
What’s the Latest Treatment for Rotator Cuff Injuries?

What’s the Latest Treatment for Rotator Cuff Injuries?

Rotator cuff tendon tears affect more than four million people annually in the U.S. and are the most common source of shoulder pain and disability. Dr. Patrick Connor of the OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine Center, team physician to the Carolina Panthers, is pioneering the use of a breakthrough technology designed as a new option for millions of people suffering from rotator cuff tendon tears in the shoulder joint.
Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) & cancer can share similar traits

Periprosthetic joint infection (PJI) & cancer can share similar traits

Research report by Dr. Bryan Springer of the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center looks at how the two diseases are similar in terms of biology, mortality, financial impact.
Life After Football: What Happens to the Human Body When the Days of Playing Are Over?

Life After Football: What Happens to the Human Body When the Days of Playing Are Over?

It can be difficult to end a career in any sport for those who are hard-wired to do what they love, but the post-football career can be tough physically as well as mentally.
To the Mountains and Back: 10 Easy Outdoor Day Trips from Winston-Salem

To the Mountains and Back: 10 Easy Outdoor Day Trips from Winston-Salem

Clear your calendar now and finish off a summer full of adventure in the mountains around Winston-Salem with these 10 day trip ideas.
Education as a competitive weapon

Education as a competitive weapon

For 25 years I’ve been a medical technology analyst and for the first time I was walking into a revered, even sacred space for hands-on surgical training to learn, along with a dozen experienced large joint surgeons, surgery.
Songs for Your Workout

Songs for Your Workout

When you take a look around the gym or see someone out running, there is a good chance they have headphones on. I mean, it is no coincidence that there are so many workout playlists out there. Think about your own playlist that you put on shuffle when you get your endorphins flowing.
To All Swimmers: Get Faster and Stay Healthier - Cross Train.

To All Swimmers: Get Faster and Stay Healthier - Cross Train.

Swimming is a great lifetime activity. Whether you're a recreational, masters level, triathlete or competitive swimmer, doing some dry land cross training should be an integral part of your regular weekly workout routine. It can be hard to leave the pool for one day and opt for a dry land workout, but there are many benefits that will leave you a better swimmer and with a more well-rounded level of fitness.
Welcome New Physicians

Welcome New Physicians

Michael Bates, MD joins OrthoCarolina University and Todd Irwin, MD joins the OrthoCarolina Foot and Ankle Institute.