In this episode of "Stories of Resilience" with the Carolina Panthers, defensive end Mike Rucker & Dr. Connor discuss his 2006 ACL tear.
OrthoCarolina & Eat Black Charlotte (EATBLKCLT) have teamed up to support Charlotte’s Black-owned food & beverage businesses with Eat Black Charlotte Week, June 4-12, 2021.Read More
Our 206 bones do more than just keep us standing, walking, and singing through life. But just like muscles, our bones require maintenance work. Here’s how to keep them healthy for the long run.
Years after shattering his right leg, Carolina Panthers Hall of Famer Jordan Gross shares how OrthoCarolina's Dr. Pat Connor played a crucial part in his recovery.
OrthoCarolina raised more than $16,000 in support of Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte to provide a home-away-from-home for families of sick or injured children.Read More
Soreness is a normal response to exercise, but how do you know whether you’re experiencing standard post-workout muscle fatigue or something more worrisome? Find out why we experience post-workout soreness, what level of soreness is normal and how to relieve aching muscles after exercise.
Head injuries come with high stakes as even mild concussions can have serious consequences. Dr. Jonathan Riboh, orthopedic surgeon and youth sports medicine specialist, addresses what to consider to practice purposeful heading in soccer.Read More
We live in the era of Crossfit, Zumba, and P90X so it is easy to overlook the benefits of low-impact exercise. Low impact does not mean low intensity -- here's why it's important.
No matter what kind of outdoor adventure you're looking for, these 8 North Carolina state parks deserve a spot on everyone’s bucket list.Read More
OrthoCarolina is proud to introduce the Paddle, Bike, Run series in partnership with Catawba Riverkeeper. This April - October, join Catawba Riverkeeper at The Boathouse in McAdenville, NC, for rotating outdoor sports.
OrthoCarolina's Dr. Jesse E. Otero, a fellowship-trained hip & knee surgeon, volunteers with Care Ring's Physicians Reach Out (PRO) program to serve community members who often lack access to medical care.Read More
Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability.Read More
As sports medicine physicians, we believe the best way to treat injuries is to prevent them in the first place. In just 40 minutes a week, athletes can reduce their risk of injury by as much as 50 percent.Read More
Last year, Charlotte-area artist Chris Davis took a nasty fall and broke his wrist. OrthoCarolina's Dr. Sutker helped Davis get back to doing what he loves — making fishing rods by hand.
In this first episode of "Stories of Resilience" with the Carolina Panthers, we take it back to the Jake Delhomme era. Hear about the play that forced him off the field & his incredible return to QB stardom.
Angela, a NASCAR Athletic Trainer, talked to us about her job, the challenges she’s faced along the way, and what it’s like to be a female trainer in such a male-dominated industry.Read More