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Honoring Aaron J. Hewitt: Inaugural Memorial Scholarship

Discover the legacy of Aaron J. Hewitt with the inaugural memorial scholarship awarded to Scot Rheinecker, PA-C at OrthoCarolina. Celebrate excellence, leadership, and compassion within our community.

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Let OrthoCarolina Assist You When Conquering Shin Splints

Learn effective strategies for managing shin splints in soccer players and runners. Discover expert advice for pain management, injury prevention, and staying in the game pain-free.

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Green Thumb, Healthy Joints: Gardening Tips for Orthopedic Wellness

Elevate orthopedic wellness with our Green Thumb Gardening Tips – your guide to cultivating healthy joints through joint-friendly techniques. Explore expert advice, sustainable garden care, and horticultural insights for a vibrant garden and a healthier you.

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Navigating the Winter Court: Safeguarding Your Steps in Cold-Weather Pickleball

Stay injury-free on the winter pickleball court with our expert tips! Explore strategies for cold-weather play, discover essential foot and ankle injury prevention techniques, and find the best pickleball footwear. Enhance your safety and enjoyment with specialized warm-up exercises and Achilles injury prevention. Master the art of winter pickleball with our comprehensive guide

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How to Create Your Own Winter X Games Safely: Navigating Extreme Thrills with Expert Insights

Unlocking the Secrets to Injury Prevention and Optimal Performance in High-Stakes Winter Sports.

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Royal H. Burpee Was a Real Person: Beyond the Name, the Man Behind the Iconic Fitness Test

From CrossFit to functional training, discover how burpees offer a dynamic combination of aerobic and strength exercises for a fun and effective workout experience.

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50 OrthoCarolina Doctors Named Top Docs!

Discover the 50 distinguished OrthoCarolina Physicians who have achieved the esteemed 'Top Docs' recognition in Charlotte. These dedicated medical professionals have been honored based on a peer survey conducted by Castle Connolly and are at the forefront of healthcare excellence in the region

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OC Presents the 2024 Sports Medicine Symposium

The 36th Annual Sports Medicine Symposium, presented by OrthoCarolina, will be held on Saturday, February 10, 2024, at the Dale F. Halton Theater.

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Navigating the holiday hustle and bustle with Orthopedic conditions

Discover practical tips for navigating the holiday season with orthopedic conditions. Prioritize self-care, use ergonomic tools, and manage pain effectively. Stay active and stress-free while embracing the festive spirit

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OrthoCarolina: Unparalleled Expertise in Orthopedics

Discover OrthoCarolina: Your trusted source for specialized orthopedic care. Our expert orthopedic surgeons provide personalized solutions, unmatched expertise, and state-of-the-art facilities. 

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Staying Active and Safe: A Guide to Exercising Through Pregnancy

Discover the benefits of pregnancy exercise and staying active for both mom and baby. Learn safe workout modifications and expert tips for each trimester. Prioritize your health and well-being during this incredible journey with our comprehensive guide.

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Introducing Our Newest Physicians: Experts in Foot and Ankle, Spine, Hand, Hip and Knee, and Joint Reconstruction!

Discover OrthoCarolina's exciting additions to the team! Our group of five new physicians brings expertise in Foot and Ankle, Spine, Hand, Hip and Knee, and Joint Reconstruction. Learn about their backgrounds, specialties, and interests as they join our dedicated team of orthopedic experts. From hand fellowship-trained surgeons to NFL veterans turned doctors, each physician brings a unique perspective to our practice. Explore their profiles and get to know the individuals who are expanding our orthopedic capabilities at OrthoCarolina.

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Summer Safety: 5 Tips to Preventing Heat-Related Injuries in Your Fitness Routine

Stay safe in the summer sun! Discover essential tips for preventing heat-related injuries during your outdoor fitness routine. Hydrate properly, choose the right time and place, dress for comfort, and listen to your body. Modify your workout to beat the heat and enjoy a healthy and active summer.

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Cool Down, Stay Strong: The Importance of Post-Workout Recovery in Summer for Orthopedic Health

Nurturing Orthopedic Wellness: The Crucial Role of Post-Workout Recovery in Summer

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Charlotte Kickoff Night: 10th Annual Charlotte Kickoff Night Powered by OrthoCarolina - A Decade of Celebrating Excellence in High School Football!

Get ready for an electrifying evening of high school football action at the 10th Annual Charlotte Kickoff Night on August 17, 2023! Powered by OrthoCarolina, this event features two thrilling matchups showcasing top-tier talent. Join us in celebrating a decade of excellence as OrthoCarolina supports student-athletes in their pursuit of greatness. Secure your tickets now for a night of athleticism and excitement that's not to be missed.

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Pickleball Injury Prevention: Expert Tips for Weekend Warrior

Learn how to prevent pickleball injuries with insights from an orthopedic surgeon. Discover common injuries, such as foot and ankle injuries, low back injuries, and shoulder and elbow injuries, and find out how to reduce the risk through proper warm-up, stretching, and exercise. Seek professional guidance for treatment and rehabilitation if injuries occur. Stay safe and enjoy pickleball without the worry of getting hurt. 

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So you’re having some new low back pain… now what?

Learn about midline low back pain and how to manage it in this informative article. With up to 85% of people experiencing acute low back pain at some point in their life, it's important to know the best ways to improve mobility and reduce pain. Discover t

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Patient Spotlight: Sadie Absher, Rollin Hornet

Discover how the All-Star Adaptations Basketball Program is helping children with disabilities access adaptive sports in a safe and inclusive environment. Learn about the benefits of this nonprofit organization and how it's boosting self-confidence, impro

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Running Tips for New Years Resolutions with Dr. Saltzman

OrthoCarolina specialist, Dr. Bryan Saltzman discusses tips for cardio in the new year.

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Holiday Safety Tips from OrthoCarolina

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OC Wins Four Charlotte's Best Awards 2022

We are pleased to announce that OrthoCarolina has won in four categories in the Charlotte Observer's 2022 - Charlotte's Best!

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A Salute to OC Service Members

This Veterans Day, we honor all who have served our nation, including our OrthoCarolina staff members.

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Between the Bones Episode 11: Sports Medicine in Adolescent Amateur Athletics

Sports medicine is a subject typically associated with professional and collegiate athletes. But there’s another facet that’s important to discuss: sports medicine in adolescents and amateur athletics.  In this episode we hear from OrthoCarolina's Margaret Lynch, PA-C & Dr. Jonathan Riboh.

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