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.
100 Years Old, 110% Effort

100 Years Old, 110% Effort

Knee replacement patient still walking, enjoying life at 100 years old.
Gaston and Loeffler honored by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) for their research

Gaston and Loeffler honored by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) for their research

Dr. Glenn Gaston and Dr. Bryan Loeffler were recently honored by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) for their research on advancements in upper extremity amputee care at the 2017 AAOS Meeting in San Diego, CA.
Soccer Injuries: What to Do

Soccer Injuries: What to Do

Jennifer DeRosa knows all too well about soccer injuries. Jennifer started playing soccer at four years old and battled through injuries from a young age through college, playing Division 1 Soccer at UNC Asheville. Injuries included knee and neck strains, and she even needed anterior compartment surgery to bilateral lower legs.
What You Should Know About MRI

What You Should Know About MRI

X-rays are standard when it comes to photographic images of the human body, but many people are less familiar with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
Cadie’s Charlotte Running Story: The Rookie Run ‘N’ Walk

Cadie’s Charlotte Running Story: The Rookie Run ‘N’ Walk

In 2009, a blood clot resulted in the amputation of my left leg above the knee.
Rock Climbing in Winston-Salem: What to Know and Where to Go

Rock Climbing in Winston-Salem: What to Know and Where to Go

The North Carolina Triad has earned its reputation as one of the Southeast region’s premier climbing destinations, one hold at a time.
Thoughts After My First Pilates Class

Thoughts After My First Pilates Class

Trying new things can be hard, but variety is what makes life interesting right? Not too long ago, I decided to try out Pilates for the first time.
Walk CLT

Walk CLT

On June 2, OrthoCarolina teamed up with Sustain Charlotte and #thesavageway to launch the second WalkCLT event in the FreeMoreWest area.

ORTHOCAROLINA NAMED HEALTHIEST EMPLOYER IN THE CHARLOTTE AREA FOR SECOND YEAR

OrthoCarolina has been named Charlotte’s Healthiest Employers by the Charlotte Business Journal for the second year in a row, in the category of 1,500-4,999 Employees.
FOOTBALL!  FOOTBALL!  FOOTBALL! What to Know About Injury Prevention at the High School & College Level
Doctors Save Shark Bite Victim

Doctors Save Shark Bite Victim

Good Day Charlotte's Jason Harper and Page Fehling talk with Dr. Gaston and Dr. Loeffler about saving the life of a local shark bite victim.

Margaret Hanna, PT OrthoCarolina Eastover Physical Therapy

Discussion about exercises to do after total knee replacement surgery.
Targeted muscle re-innervation is a new type of surgery that’s helping amputees

Targeted muscle re-innervation is a new type of surgery that’s helping amputees

Targeted muscle reinnervation is a new type of surgery that’s helping amputees and Drs. Glenn Gaston and Bryan Loeffler are some of the only physicians who perform it. They spoke to WBTV’s Bounce about how it’s helping amputees, including shark bite victim Tiffany Johnson, a mom of three.
Prepared for Landing…? Preventing ACL Injuries in Youth Sports

Prepared for Landing…? Preventing ACL Injuries in Youth Sports

Anterior cruciate ligament injuries are extremely common in youth sports today. Although it may seem like these injuries would be mostly caused by collisions with other players (i.e. getting hit or tackled), most times these injures are of the non-contact variety and occur when coming down from a jump or cutting/pivoting.

Targeted muscle re-innervation is a new type of surgery that’s helping amputees...

Targeted muscle reinnervation is a new type of surgery that’s helping amputees and Drs. Glenn Gaston and Bryan Loeffler are some of the only physicians who perform it. They spoke to WBTV’s Bounce about how it’s helping amputees, including shark bite victim Tiffany Johnson, a mom of three.