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Small Steps for Big Change: A Revolutionary’s Recovery

When a Chinese revolutionary visited OrthoCarolina for surgery his wife and daughter were on hand to witness the first unaided steps he had taken since age 18.

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Hand Surgery Research

Dr. Gart, Dr. Gaston, and Dr. Loeffler talking about the breakthrough research in hand prosthetics.

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30 Things You Didn’t Know About Physician Assistants (PAs)

National Physician Assistants Week is held every year from Oct. 6–12

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October 6-12 is National PA Week - Help Us Celebrate!

While their work deserves to be celebrated day in and day out, we give special attention to our Physician Assistants during National PA Week October 6-12.

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One of the Most Important People in NASCAR You Might Not Know

You can find him at nearly every race, hauling a large backpack full of supplies, walking like he’s on a mission. Over the course of a race he’ll walk a total of around seven or eight miles. He’s there because he knows the sport inside and out. He can offer up NASCAR history, facts and trivia on demand. But he’s not who you might think.

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Seven Physicians Join OrthoCarolina

Charlotte-headquartered OrthoCarolina has hired seven doctors in its offices across the Carolinas, bringing its total number of physicians to 141. The new providers will help fill growing needs in specific markets and orthopedic specialties.

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NASCAR’s Most Prevalent Injuries

In 12 seconds, some pit crews can change four tires, lug nuts, fill a race car with fuel and send it on its way.

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Behind the Scenes at Panthers Training Camp

National Football League (NFL) games are exciting, and they can be brutal. No matter how coordinated and logistical the plays, the naturally aggressive nature of the sport leaves athletes at constant risk of injury.

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Catch a Ride for FREE Around Uptown Charlotte Powered by OrthoCarolina

The OrthoCarolina Jaunt cart is just a text away for a free lift when you're around Uptown, Southend, Noda, Plaza Midwood and Metropolitan.

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Insights From Panthers Training Camp with the Head Team Physician

Going into his twenty-third season with the Carolina Panthers, Head Team Physician Dr. Patrick Connor gives some insight into what happened during the offseason.

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Panthers team physician Pat Connor has performed crucial surgeries. But one repair in his career stands out.

The Athletic recently interviewed OrthoCarolina surgeon and Carolina Panthers Head Team Physician Dr. Patrick Connor.

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OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Surgeons Establish Periprosthetic Joint Infection Center

Thomas Fehring MD, hip and knee surgeon with the OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee Center in Charlotte, has launched the OrthoCarolina Periprosthetic Joint Infection Center along with fellow hip and knee surgeons Brian Curtin, MD, Bryan Springer, MD, Keith Fehring, MD.

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OrthoCarolina Opens New Pineville Office

OrthoCarolina has re-opened its Pineville location in a repurposed, fully renovated location that previously housed a Bi-Lo grocery store.

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OrthoCarolina Physicians Win 2019 Top Doctor Honors

OrthoCarolina physicians were honored for their premier patient care receiving Charlotte magazine Top Doctor awards.

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Embracing Community Integration as a Marketing Strategy for Long-Term Growth

This article was originally published via the Charlotte Business Journal.

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OrthoCarolina Hand Surgeons Discover Children, Adults Born without Hand Have Brain Functionality to Control Advanced Prosthetics

Three Charlotte hand surgeons have discovered that people of any age born without a hand already have the functionality needed to control a prosthetic device using only their mind.

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Study Reveals Children, Adults Born without Hand Have Brain Functionality to Control Advanced Prosthetics

Three Charlotte hand surgeons have discovered that people of any age born without a hand already have the functionality needed to control a prosthetic device using only their mind.

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OrthoCarolina Accepts Award for Healthiest Employer

A commitment to the health and well-being of employees earned OrthoCarolina this prestigious award.

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Preventing Soccer Injuries in Young Players

From focusing on core and balance work to diversifying motion, these tips can help prevent soccer injuries from happening.

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Upper Extremity Injuries in Soccer Are More Common Than You Think

Upper extremity injuries like wrist and finger fractures are common in soccer players and can be missed on the field.

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A Shot at a Full Comeback: How One Soccer Player Beat the Dreaded ACL Injury

Female athletes have been known to have a higher risk of injuring their anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, while participating in competitive sports. McKaley Boston knows that pain all too well. This is her comeback story.

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OrthoCarolina Surgeons Travel to Panama, Perform 60 Joint Replacements in Four Days

Through Operation Walk Carolinas, a private not-for-profit volunteer medical group, OC and area surgeons donated their time to offer specialized medical care.

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OrthoCarolina Expands to New Lincolnton Location

OrthoCarolina has opened a new office in Lincolnton and added physicians to expand its services and better serve patients in Lincoln County.

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OC Family Welcome: Meet Dr. Verano Hermida

Bilingual orthopedic surgeon has 27 years of experience in general orthopedics and sports medicine.

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'It's Like Playing In Traffic': Pit Crews Prepare for Coca-Cola 600

Director of OrthoCarolina Motorsports William Heisel, who helps make sure the team stays healthy through the NASCAR season, says it’s actually the pit crew that tends to get injured during race week more than the drivers.

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