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Spectrum 1 News interviewed Dr. Bradley Segebarth, OrthoCarolina spine surgeon, on his usage of the Barricaid device for herniated disc patients. Learn about the new device and how it is reducing discectomy failure rates by 80%.Read More
Keeping You Healthy with ABC45 Winston-Salem
Each month Keeping You Healthy, brought to you by OrthoCarolina, gives you tips to improve your health, from choosing the correct athletic shoes to caring for joint pain. Watch our videos and check back monthly for new health tips!Read More
When you have back pain, there are several symptoms & scenarios where you should see a care provider right away. Learn what these symptoms are so you can weigh your best options.
Inflammation and pain is the body’s natural reaction to an injury. To ease that pain and help the body heal faster, is it better to use ice or heat?
In the spine edition of our Orthopedic Anatomy Series: Exploring Your Body from the Inside Out, we look at the causes and treatments of back pain and common spine ailments.Read More
Does your job or day-to-day activities leave you with neck or back pain? 30-50 percent of the general and work population report back pain annually, meaning it’s one of the most common musculoskeletal problems.
The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the human body, so it’s not surprising that when it flares up, it feels intense.Read More
Routine exercise may help prepare muscles for childbirth and prevent or lessen back and pelvic pain commonly experienced during pregnancy.Read More
Discussing orthopedic injuries and topics that affect you most. Watch our live stream on Facebook & YouTube (@orthocarolina).Read More
Finding yourself grabbing your neck and shoulders after a long day at work? Try these neck and shoulder stretches physical therapist-approved stretches.Read More
Many people begin to develop this disease in their 20s, but it doesn’t come into play until combined with pain from another ailment.Read More
Fluoroscopically-guided steroid injections can be an extremely effective method of treating back pain or joint pain without surgery. Here are some of your most pressing questions about these injections, answered.Read More
Dr. Ciaccia of OrthoCarolina Gastonia performs an epidural steroid injection and explains how it works.Read More
Imagine Dragon’s Dan Reynolds and Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars have given a face to this form of arthritis that most often affects the spine.Read More
Lower back pain is a common ailment. Try these physical therapist-recommended stretches right at your desk chair to help.Read More
Back pain typically isn’t something to stress about ― but there are a few specific circumstances in which you might want to, well, watch your back.Read More
Conservative treatments often work well for a pinched nerve, which can include neck and arm pain, numbness and tingling.Read More
Todd Chapman, MD, of Charlotte, N.C.-based OrthoCarolina Spine Center, discusses the philosophies and technologies that will shape his practice for many years to come.Read More
Ready to try a few steps at home to relieve your back pain? Here are three steps to take before you give your physician a call.Read More