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.
In the running community, patellofemoral pain syndrome (“PFPS”), or Runner’s Knee, has a reputation for being painful and frustrating.Read More
OrthoCarolina is proud to welcome Gregory Kurkis, MD, and Matthew Robinson, MD, to our team. Both Drs. Kurkis and Robinson are fellowship-trained hip & knee surgeons.Read More
Listen to OrthoCarolina's Dr. Bryan Saltzman as he breaks down how to read a knee MRI and the science behind the operative treatment of meniscus lesions.Read More
When arthritis flares up, getting active may be the last thing you want to do. However, exercise is important for managing arthritis pain & stiffness. Dr. Drew Henderson, orthopedic hip & knee surgeon at OrthoCarolina Winston-Salem, explains how low-impact exercise helps keep your joints healthy over time with Carol Andrews at WXLV ABC 45.Read More
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
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
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