Trigger Finger & Carpal Tunnel Prevention, Symptoms & Treatment

Simple, everyday choices can help relieve hand pain and prevent overuse injuries like trigger finger and carpal tunnel. Learn helpful tips, common symptoms to watch out for and what to expect if you're considering surgery. 

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2022 Top Doctors Charlotte Magazine

Each year, Charlotte magazine releases a list of the Top Doctors in Charlotte, based on a peer survey conducted by Castle Connolly. 

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When Should You Drink Sports Drinks?

Sports drinks vs water: When is it best to drink either?

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Cortisone Injections for Runners: Yea or Nay?

Cortisone is a corticosteroid anti-inflammatory delivered through an injection that goes directly to the site of inflammation in your body.

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Orthopedic Urgent Care: Walk-In and After-Hours

Don't wait when you're in pain. At OrthoCarolina's Urgent Care walk-in clinics, see a certified orthopedic specialist at the date, time and location that's convenient for you. 

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OrthoCarolina Physicians Recognized in 2022 North Carolina’s Top Doctors: Charlotte Region List

OrthoCarolina is proud to have 29 orthopedic physicians recognized in the 2022 North Carolina Top Doctors: Charlotte Region list.

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Orthopedic Research Powers Long-Term Wellness for Women

Orthopedic research focused on women helps fitness professionals like OrthoCarolina's Melissa Bisnet keep their clients healthy & safe for the long haul.

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A Shot at a Full Comeback: How One Soccer Player Beat the Dreaded ACL Injury

Female athletes have been known to have a higher risk of injuring their anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, while participating in competitive sports. McKaley Boston knows that pain all too well. This is her comeback story.

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Turf Toe: Causes & Treatments

Turf toe, the largest joint in the big toe, which connects the first bone in the toe and the first long bone in the foot, is a sprain to the metatarsophalangeal joint (MTP).

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At-Home Olympic-Style Workouts

In this series, we cover different Olympic events and relate them to upcoming spring sports with insight from OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine Specialists.

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How to Get Started With Mountain Biking in Charlotte

Charlotte is home to miles of beginner-friendly trails, group rides, instructional clinics, and events where you can gather with other riders.

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What to Expect When You Start Cycling

The OrthoCarolina Winston Women's Cycling team shares insight into what to expect when you decide to get involved in cycling as well as suggestions on how you can best maximize your time.

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What Is Tendinitis?

Tendons, thick cords that connect your muscles to bones, are more important than you might realize. For people who have had tendinitis (also called tendonitis), inflammation of the tendons causes pain and swelling, sometimes severe, and can make it difficult to do the activities you love.

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7 Winter Adventures in North Carolina Other than Downhill Skiing (and Where to Do Them)

Winter beautifully transforms North Carolina’s wild spaces into a playground for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy.

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Amy's Journey from Amputation to Custom Arm Prosthetic

Following Amy Remer's cancer diagnosis in 2017, her care team was forced to amputate her left arm at the shoulder, and her insurance claim for a specialized prosthetic arm was denied. Amy recently received a donated custom robotic arm through the organization Arms for All, founded by two OrthoCarolina physicians.

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What You Need to Know about Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner’s Knee)

In the running community, patellofemoral pain syndrome (“PFPS”), or Runner’s Knee, has a reputation for being painful and frustrating.

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5 Ways to Safely Spend Time Outside This Winter

Here are a few engaging ways to get outside and stay active this winter.

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8 Ways to Keep Your Knees Healthy as You Age

Knee pain is a common problem, especially for older adults. Over the years, your knees endure a lot of wear and tear as you fight against gravity to move and walk.

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10 Stretches for Tight Hips

Follow these 10 simple stretches to ease tight hip muscles and prevent injuries.

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Always Tired? A Few Reasons Why & How To Fix It

Living with chronic fatigue? Find out what the cause could be and how to fix it.

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Foot & Ankle Anatomy

The ankle is a complex joint because in most situations, the ankle and foot function as a unit. Let's dive into the anatomy of some of the joints in the ankle and foot to try and understand how they work together. 

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5 Tips to Protect Youth Athletes from Foot Injuries

Most sports-related foot injuries are preventable. Here are 5 simple tips to help protect your youth athletes from foot and ankle injuries.

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OrthoCarolina Powers 2021 Charlotte Podcast Festival

OrthoCarolina is proud to support the 2021 Charlotte Podcast Festival Pop-up, a FREE virtual event series coming Tuesday, November 30 – Saturday, December 4, 2021.

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How Short Workouts Can Be Beneficial

If you're short on time or motivation, here's how committing to “snack-sized” workouts throughout the day can make a big difference.

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Injuries in Youth Baseball: An Orthopedic Surgeon’s Recommendations

When your child falls in love with a sport, it can be difficult to step up to the plate and interfere. But sometimes as a parent, you have to play hardball.

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