Working to the Bone: How NASCAR’s Mike Hicks Rebounded from Double Injuries

Working to the Bone: How NASCAR’s Mike Hicks Rebounded from Double Injuries

“Without Bill {Heisel, PA-C, Director of OrthoCarolina Motorsports] and Ken {Breath] and their team I wouldn’t be back where I am today,”
National PA Week is October 6-12

National PA Week is October 6-12

OrthoCarolina’s 90 PAs help increase patient access to care
Total Hip Replacement Surgery, Anterior Approach: What to Know

Total Hip Replacement Surgery, Anterior Approach: What to Know

Total Hip Replacement, or arthroplasty, more common than you might think -- as of 2014, there were 2.5 million Americans living with an artificial hip. 1
Why I Love Fitness…and Teaching Fitness

Why I Love Fitness…and Teaching Fitness

My desire to teach was inspired by many things... But most of all, I loved what group fitness did for me personally and I wanted to return the favor
OrthoCarolina Employee Wellness Program Ranks 23rd in the U.S.

OrthoCarolina Employee Wellness Program Ranks 23rd in the U.S.

OrthoCarolina also ranks first among Charlotte companies
National Women's Health and Fitness Day

National Women's Health and Fitness Day

National Women’s Health and Fitness Day, held the last week in September, is an effort to bring attention to the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women.

Spine Care - OrthoCarolina Radio

A podcast featuring Dr. Eric Laxer from the Spine Center at OrthoCarolina. The topics discussed range from what conditions are seen and what types of patients are seen to how new technology and innovation are modernizing the field.
Brachial Plexus Clinic Description and Educational Info

Brachial Plexus Clinic Description and Educational Info

The OrthoCarolina Brachial Plexus team recognizes the importance of treating the entire patient and not just the affected limb.
OrthoCarolina Goes to Nicaragua

OrthoCarolina Goes to Nicaragua

“It’s a good feeling to know you’re making a difference in patients and children's lives and improving the local doctors’ abilities to care for the people that live there.” – Dr. Patrick Hayes
Restorative Yoga for Runners

Restorative Yoga for Runners

Yoga is a great cross-training tool for runners to stretch, lengthen and strengthen tight muscles resulting from logging daily miles.

No more pickaxing? Say it ain't so doc...

After a shoulder injury, Norm was seen at our University location...watch the visit unfold.
What is IT Band Syndrome?

What is IT Band Syndrome?

Strengthening hip and gluteus medius muscles can reduce your chances of getting IT band injuries.
Kinesiology Tape – Tips for Maximum Benefits

Kinesiology Tape – Tips for Maximum Benefits

Elastic sports tape, often known as kinesiology tape, was first introduced to the US market in the 1990’s, quickly gaining a following among runners, volleyball competitors and football players. These days everyone from weekend warriors to Olympians athletes can be seen taping up.
OrthoCarolina's Aaron Hewitt: Small Steps to Big Life Changes

OrthoCarolina's Aaron Hewitt: Small Steps to Big Life Changes

Approximately eight years ago, Aaron Hewitt, physician assistant manager at OrthoCarolina’s Sports Medicine Center, experienced what he calls his “aha moment.”
Dry needling with e-stim: How it Can Help Pain

Dry needling with e-stim: How it Can Help Pain

Myofascial trigger points are areas of your muscle that have inflammation, and if you’ve ever had them, you know they can be a real pain.

DigiBridge Announces $50,000 OrthoCarolina Foundation Gift

Partnership Supports Pilot STEAM Education at Ashley Park PreK8
Amputee Hand & Upper Extremity Clinic Description & Educational Info

Amputee Hand & Upper Extremity Clinic Description & Educational Info

Individuals who have amputations address a variety of daily challenges that can significantly affect their lives, including general health and wellness, mobility, independence and more.
Charlotte Surgeons Complete First Prosthetic Hand with Individual Finger Control
When Should You Drink Sports Drinks?

When Should You Drink Sports Drinks?

Sports drinks vs water: When is it best to drink either?