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OrthoCarolina is your destination for best in class care of the hip, with extensive experience with both simple and complex joint surgeries. We are committed to joint preservation strategies, nationally recognized for innovative research and are often responsible for educating fellow joint surgeons both domestically and abroad.

We approach difficult diagnoses collaboratively resulting in the best possible outcomes for our patients. Our patients generally have substantial improvement in their joint pain, ability to perform activities, and quality of life.

    Exercising with Hip & Knee Arthritis

    When your arthritis flares up, getting active may be the last thing you want to do. However, exercise plays an important role in managing arthritis pain and stiffness. 

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    Trouble with your knee? What you need to know about knee replacement surgery

    From why you might need a knee replacement to what it costs and how long it takes to recover from surgery, here are the answers you’re looking for.

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    Are You "Hip" to Your Knee Pain?

    While the knee joint is the most typical source of knee pain, the hip joint is a common culprit and the next most likely cause of pain.

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    Hip & Knee Pain Explained

    The bottom line is this – if your quality of life is compromised by pain in your hip or knee, it’s time to discuss the pain with your doctor.

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    Exploring the Body from the Inside Out: Hip & Knee

    We partnered with Experience Anatomy, a premier anatomy education provider specializing in training and education with real, preserved human specimens, to bring you another installment of our Orthopedic Anatomy Series: Exploring Your Body from the Inside Out – Hip & Knee edition.

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    What to Expect After Hip Replacement

    One primary reason patients undergo a hip replacement is to return to the lifestyle they enjoyed prior to needing surgery.

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    Orthopedic Anatomy Event Series

    Discussing orthopedic injuries and topics that affect you most. Watch our live stream on Facebook & YouTube (@orthocarolina).

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    The Hip, Getting Older and Running

    Many active Americans worry about the impact of exercise on their hips. Chris Dollar, PT, DPT, talks about the hip and how it ages with you.

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    Professionals Suggest Ways to Deal with Hip Pain

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - The aches and pain can really take a toll. If your hips hurt you’re not alone. FOX 46 is getting results for your pain looking at different parts of your body and what you can do to find relief. “It can be very limiting in terms of someone’s function,” explained Dr. Edward Brown, an orthopedic surgeon with OrthoCarolina in Rock Hill.

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    World Champion Power Lifter Calls Total Hip Replacement a "Miracle" Hitting the Gym Just Weeks After Surgery

    Learn how a power-lifter has built his fitness back up after a total hip replacement. 

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    Cross-Cultural Collaboration: Hip & Knee Surgeons from China, United States Share Research

    The  Annual Meeting of the 2018 American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAKHS) in Dallas took place the first week of November and brought together some of the sharpest minds in orthopedics from geographic regions on opposite sides of the world.

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    Robotic Knee Replacement Surgery | OrthoCarolina

    Hip or knee surgery, also known as arthroplasty, is a procedure that can help patients who manage severe joint pain and osteoarthritis. In many cases the surgery is life-changing, enabling patients to walk again, restore mobility and return to the activities and active lifestyle they used to enjoy.

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    Athlete Learns a Focus on Self-Care and Mindfulness Pave the Road to Recovery

    Training for a marathon, Erin Lingle was used to pushing through the pain, but a hip surgery re-centered her focus.

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    Hip and Knee Care at OrthoCarolina

    National recognized care for total joint replacements at OrthoCarolina.

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    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.

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    A Tale of Two Surgeons: Father and Son, Working Side by Side

    From a young age, Keith Fehring knew he wanted to be an orthopedic surgeon. He didn’t have to look far for inspiration. His dad, Dr. Thomas “Tom” Fehring, has been an orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacements for thirty years.

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    How Robotics Are Making Joint Replacements Better Than Ever Before

    As surgeons, our job is not just to take care of you, but to make sure that we constantly stay on the cusp of technology in our field so that we can offer the latest and most effective options for our patients.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Femoral acetabular impingement, hook of hamate injuries on rise in NASCAR pit crews

    Research study findings presented by Drs. Glenn Gaston, Walter Beaver at NASCAR Summit

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    “A Joint Operation”

    Hip and Knee Surgeons, Rheumatologists Collaborate to Improve Patient Outcomes – What to Know.

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    Study Examines Move to Ceramic Heads in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty

    Dr. Fehring told OTW, “As we move away from using metal-on-metal bearings and face a relatively rare condition called ‘trunnionosis’

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    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

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    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).

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    What is Pediatric 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.

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