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Focus on Radiology: Frequently Asked X-Ray Questions

X-rays are a type of imaging technique that we use to diagnose injuries or issues in the bones so that your doctor can plan a course of treatment.

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FOAM ROLLING GUIDE FOR RUNNERS

How does foam rolling help runners?

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ORTHOCAROLINA ROBOTICS SPINE SURGERY TEAM PERFORMS 100TH MAZOR ROBOTICS RENAISSANCE® SURGICAL CASE

This state-of-the-art technology makes complex spine surgery more precise by providing a preoperative computer based planning platform to increase surgical accuracy and safety.

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Plantar Fasciitis: Exercises you can do at home

  1. Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of foot and heel pain.
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Higher Education: An In-Depth Look at OrthoCarolina’s Physical Therapy Residency Program

The OrthoCarolina Residency in Orthopedic Physical Therapy combines ongoing clinical mentoring with a theoretical basis for advanced practice and scientific inquiry

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Total Hip Replacement Surgery, Anterior Approach: What to Know

Total Hip Replacement, or arthroplasty, more common than you might think -- as of 2014, there were 2.5 million Americans living with an artificial hip. 1

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Brachial Plexus Clinic Description and Educational

The OrthoCarolina Brachial Plexus team recognizes the importance of treating the entire patient and not just the affected limb.

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Kinesiology Tape – Tips for Maximum Benefits

Elastic sports tape, often known as kinesiology tape, was first introduced to the US market in the 1990’s, quickly gaining a following among runners, volleyball competitors and football players. These days everyone from weekend warriors to Olympians athletes can be seen taping up.

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The Cartilage Restoration Institute

Articular Cartilage Restoration at OrthoCarolina

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Cartilage Restoration at OrthoCarolina

Every day people injure the cartilage in their knees, shoulders and other joints.

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OrthoCarolina Hand Therapy Residency Program Achieves Candidacy Status: 10 Things to Know

OrthoCarolina’s Hand Therapy Residency Program has achieved “candidacy” status, making it the only hand therapy residency in NC to achieve this level of certification and one of three hand therapy residencies in the country to be on track for full national accreditation.

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Soccer: Shin Splints

The pain of shin splits can sideline your game.

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SURGEONS COMPLETE FIRST PROSTHETIC HAND WITH INDIVIDUAL FINGER CONTROL

Surgeons Glenn Gaston, Bryan Loeffler successfully complete cutting-edge procedure on partial hand amputee

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Epidemiological Study Tracks Upper Extremity Injury Trends in NASCAR Drivers and Pit Crew

Any sport will cause wear and tear on the bodies of athletes over time, but for a NASCAR pit crew, roles on the team can play a big role in the type of injuries they face.

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Dr. Scott Biggerstaff - Orthopedic Surgeon

Winston-Salem & Kernersville Office Locations

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What’s the best way to ice a soccer injury?

If you’ve played or watched soccer, you know how physical the game can be.

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Taking Care of Collegiate Athletes

Keeping the Charlotte 49ers in the game

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OrthoCarolina Soccer: Keeping you in the game

Committed to keeping you in the game and proud to support numerous area youth soccer clubs.

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What is Kohlers?

Kohler's disease is a condition, where the navicular bone in the foot looses its blood supply temporarily and sustains a state of bone death, also called avascular necrosis.

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What is Osgood Schlatter's Disease?

Osgood Schlatter’s is a condition associated with inflammation of the apophysis of the tibial tubercle. This means that a portion of the growth plate of the shin bone has become irritated.

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What is pediatric scoliosis?

Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine which may cause the spine to be in the shape of a C or S instead of being straight.

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What are bowed-legs?

“Bowed legs” is a term used to describe the medical term genu varum, which means the knees fall outside the midline of the legs.

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What is Clubfoot?

The medical term for clubfoot is talipes equinovarus and this describes the position of the foot. The feet are pointed down (equinus) and inward (varus).

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