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.
Inflammation and pain is the body’s natural reaction to an injury. To ease that pain and help the body heal faster, is it better to use ice or heat?
Anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, injuries are extremely common in youth sports. How an athlete lands when coming down from a jump can increase or minimize their risk of this infamous knee injury.
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.Read More
A bilateral knee replacement is when both knees are replaced during the same surgical procedure. Learn which patients are strong candidates for this procedure and the challenges during and after surgery.Read More
Knees are vulnerable to injury, particularly for athletes who regularly jump, pivot, twist and tackle. The ACL is the most common ligament in the knee to suffer injury.
A few years back, I injured my knee. The doctor had to take out my cartilage because of a joint injury. I managed to rehab it back a bit, but I injured again a year ago and all I want to do is compete as a runner again. I was a bit disheartened with the news I got at the doctor. But why can't I run like I used to? What can be done.I made this video for everyone out there who has joint pain because of cartilage lose. I wanted to know what could be done and this is my attempt to spread the knowledge.A big thank you to Dr. Fleischli at OrthoCarolina for taking the time to walk me through the basics here. I will say, this is one of THE guys here in town for your cartilage problems. He's doing a bunch of great research on it as well, and it's really interesting stuff.Read More
Do your joints feel a bit tender? Is it your cartilage or some sort of ligament problem? If its cartilage, you better know the basics of this tissue so that you don't injure yourself permanently. We made this video to give you the very basics of your cartilage. I hope it helps extend your life in sport or keep you from having to have a joint replacement down the line.Read More
Healthy articular (joint) cartilage cushions our joints and ensures they can bend and straighten fluidly and without pain. What causes cartilage damage and how can you prevent it from happening?Read More
We often hear about the importance of cartilage to protect our joints. But what exactly is cartilage, and how does it keep our joints healthy?Read More
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.Read More
Go Deeper with the OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center MDs: Detailed discussion of periprosthetic joint infection.Read More
Sports medicine specialist Margaret Lynch, PA-C, joins FOX 46 to discuss to the commonality of ACL tears and how to prevent them.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Two ACL tears in less than a year would be difficult to come back from for most. But with hard work and a positive attitude, Charlottean Caroline Horne didn't just recover from her two ACL tears - she thrived. Learn more about how Caroline went from double injury to successful West Point student with the help of OrthoCarolina's medical team.Read More