What is Clubfoot?

What is Clubfoot?

The medical term for clubfoot is talipes equinovarus and this describes the position of the foot. The feet are pointed down (equinus) and inward (varus).
What is a discoid meniscus?

What is a discoid meniscus?

A normal meniscus is a c-shaped cushion of cartilage that supports the knee joint. A discoid meniscus is shaped more like a disc and does not taper as much toward the center.
What is femoroacetabular impingement?

What is femoroacetabular impingement?

Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is a condition in the hip joint involving abnormal friction between the ball (femoral head) and socket (acetabulum).
What are flat feet?

What are flat feet?

Flat feet are a condition in which the foot doesn't have a normal arch. It may affect one foot or both feet.
What is Hip Dysplasia?

What is Hip Dysplasia?

Hip Dysplasia is a comprehensive term that has been used to include a spectrum of related developmental hip problems in infants and children, often present at birth.
What is intoeing?

What is intoeing?

In-toeing is a pattern of walking in which the toes point inward instead of straight forward. There are varying degrees of in-toeing, some being mild and others being severe.
What are knock-knees?

What are knock-knees?

“Knock-knees” is a term used to describe the medical term genu valgum, which means the knees fall inside the midline of the legs.
Multi Modal Pain Management: Making Hip and Knee Surgical Pain Easier

Multi Modal Pain Management: Making Hip and Knee Surgical Pain Easier

American registered nurse Margo McCaffery, a pioneer of the field of pain management nursing, famously had a theory about human pain: "whatever the experiencing person says it is, existing whenever he says it does".
Triathlete Competes After Hip Resurfacing at OrthoCarolina

Triathlete Competes After Hip Resurfacing at OrthoCarolina

FORMER ARMY COLONEL TRAVELS 2,000 MILES FOR CUTTING-EDGE PROCEDURE
Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

THE "BIONIC” WOMAN REFUSES TO LET ARTHRITIS SLOW HER DOWN
NASCAR champ Kyle Busch’s ‘natural, steady’ recovery started in a minivan

NASCAR champ Kyle Busch’s ‘natural, steady’ recovery started in a minivan

His patient-physical therapist relationship was similar to driver-crew chief
The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Awards 3-year, $500,000 grant to Thomas K. Fehring, MD of the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center

The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Awards 3-year, $500,000 grant to Thomas K. Fehring, MD of the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center

The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) announced today it has awarded a $500,000 research grant to Dr. Thomas Fehring of the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center and OrthoCarolina Research Institute, Charlotte, NC.
OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center Leading in Research

OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center Leading in Research

More research needed for guidance on one-stage vs two-stage exchange to treat PJI after TKA
How Can Acupuncture Treat Your Stress?

How Can Acupuncture Treat Your Stress?

Stress is pervasive. It affects all ages, genders and races.
Treating the stars and beyond

Treating the stars and beyond

Drivers, pit crews, officials and admins will travel down to Daytona this weekend to compete in the first of many races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series.
Six Yoga Misconceptions

Six Yoga Misconceptions

Yoga is often misunderstood. Its benefits, however, are well known: increased flexibility and strength, improved balance and posture and stress relief to name a few.
The 10 Most Influential People in Sports in the Carolinas

The 10 Most Influential People in Sports in the Carolinas

Without further delay or digression, here are my 10 Most Influential People in Sports in the Carolinas. Here. We. Go:
Meet Aaron. OC Loves to Run

Meet Aaron. OC Loves to Run

Aaron Hewitt, Physician Assistant - Sports Medicine, Cartilage Restoration

Always Keep Moving: Connie’s Story

February 4 is World Cancer Day
Train Like an NFL Player to Improve your Run

Train Like an NFL Player to Improve your Run

Before working at OrthoCarolina, I was an athletic trainer for the Minnesota Vikings.