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To the Mountains and Back: 10 Easy Outdoor Day Trips from Winston-Salem

Clear your calendar now and finish off a summer full of adventure in the mountains around Winston-Salem with these 10-day trip ideas.

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Education as a competitive weapon

For 25 years I’ve been a medical technology analyst and for the first time I was walking into a revered, even sacred space for hands-on surgical training to learn, along with a dozen experienced large joint surgeons, surgery.

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Songs for Your Workout

When you take a look around the gym or see someone out running, there is a good chance they have headphones on. I mean, it is no coincidence that there are so many workout playlists out there. Think about your own playlist that you put on shuffle when you get your endorphins flowing.

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To All Swimmers: Get Faster and Stay Healthier - Cross Train.

Swimming is a great lifetime activity. Whether you're a recreational, masters level, triathlete or competitive swimmer, doing some dry land cross training should be an integral part of your regular weekly workout routine. It can be hard to leave the pool for one day and opt for a dry land workout, but there are many benefits that will leave you a better swimmer and with a more well-rounded level of fitness.

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Welcome New Physicians

Michael Bates, MD joins OrthoCarolina University and Todd Irwin, MD joins the OrthoCarolina Foot and Ankle Institute.

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100 Years Old, 110% Effort

Knee replacement patient still walking, enjoying life at 100 years old.

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Gaston and Loeffler honored by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) for their research

Dr. Glenn Gaston and Dr. Bryan Loeffler were recently honored by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) for their research on advancements in upper extremity amputee care at the 2017 AAOS Meeting in San Diego, CA.

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Soccer Injuries: What to Do

Jennifer DeRosa knows all too well about soccer injuries. Jennifer started playing soccer at four years old and battled through injuries from a young age through college, playing Division 1 Soccer at UNC Asheville. Injuries included knee and neck strains, and she even needed anterior compartment surgery to bilateral lower legs.

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What You Should Know About MRI

X-rays are standard when it comes to photographic images of the human body, but many people are less familiar with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

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Cadie’s Charlotte Running Story: The Rookie Run ‘N’ Walk

In 2009, a blood clot resulted in the amputation of my left leg above the knee.

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Rock Climbing in Winston-Salem: What to Know and Where to Go

The North Carolina Triad has earned its reputation as one of the Southeast region’s premier climbing destinations, one hold at a time.

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Thoughts After My First Pilates Class

Trying new things can be hard, but variety is what makes life interesting right? Not too long ago, I decided to try out Pilates for the first time.

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Doctors Save Shark Bite Victim

Good Day Charlotte's Jason Harper and Page Fehling talk with Dr. Gaston and Dr. Loeffler about saving the life of a local shark bite victim.

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Margaret Hanna, PT OrthoCarolina Eastover Physical Therapy

Discussion about exercises to do after total knee replacement surgery.

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With Your Help, We’re Improving Your Outcomes After Surgery

Quality improvement is a big deal to us at OrthoCarolina. In fact, we have a team that works only on care improvement programs and maintaining quality and coordinated care.

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Stuck at a Desk? Sneaky Ways to Fit in a Workout

Just because you're stuck at a desk doesn't mean you can't fit exercise into your day.

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Adjusting To Life After Shark Attack

Friday will mark three weeks since Tiffany Johnson lost her arm in a terrifying shark attack in the Bahamas.

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Tiffany Johnson, Dr. Bryan Loeffler and WBT 1110am discussing her positive future

Dr. Bryan Loeffler from OrthoCarolina discussing the revolutionary outcome and amazing future for Tiffany Johnson via her targeted muscle reinnervation surgery.

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Swimming As Exercise: Advice from a Physical Therapist

Swimming is a powerful form of exercise. It can help reduce stress levels, improve your mood, give you better sleep, increase your overall strength and increase your endurance and cardiovascular capacity.

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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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Warm Up Right for Soccer Performance and Prevention

These days, most people usually agree that athletes should be doing some type of warm up prior to taking the field, including sports like soccer. What is less clear is exactly what that warm up should look like. Just jogging or doing prolonged hold, stretching is inadequate, and may actually do more harm than good.

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If You Sit at a Desk All Day, You may start Feeling Gluteus Medius Pain

Modern culture and lifestyle often means that many of us sit…sometimes almost all day. Whether in the office, in traffic, at home or just relaxing, sitting frequently can weaken an important muscle – the gluteus medius.

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