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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.Read More
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.Read More
Click here to learn about Zoey Carroll's speedy recovery after the amputation of two fingers with the help of Dr. Peter Waters.Read More
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.
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.Read More
Notorious in baseball players, Tommy John injuries, or Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) injuries, can cause significant pain, decreased strength and mobility loss. There are two surgical options available for athletes who suffer from a Tommy John ligament injury.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 edition of our Orthopedic Anatomy Series: Exploring Your Body from the Inside Out, we look at the causes and treatments of carpal tunnel, trigger finger, tennis/golfer's elbow, & more.Read More
In this surgery demonstration, Dr. Daniel Lewis, MD, of OrthoCarolina Hand Center shows us what to expect during a Carpal Tunnel Release & Trigger Finger surgery and what happens in the operating room.Read More
In this edition of our Orthopedic Anatomy Series: Exploring Your Body from the Inside Out, we look at the causes and treatments of common hand, wrist and elbow ailments that can cause this discomfort.
Our panel of five OrthoCarolina hand, wrist, & elbow specialists partnered with the education experts at Experience Anatomy to explore the ins and outs of hand/wrist/elbow pain, from when to consult an orthopedic specialist to pain injections to surgery recovery.Read More
Physicians from OrthoCarolina Reconstructive Center for Lost Limbs (part of the OrthoCarolina Hand Center, Charlotte, NC) partnered with the team at the US Army's Regional Health Command - Atlantic to treat this amazing active-duty soldier.Read More
The brachial plexus is a network of nerves that arise from the spinal cord to and lead to the peripheral nerves that give movement and feeling to the shoulder, arm and hand. Check out our clinic overview.Read More