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Meet The PA: Michael Roberts, PA-C

Meet Michael Roberts, PA-C at OrthoCarolina Rock Hill

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Mind-controlled prosthetics: the next wave of 'smart arms'

A bionic limb is giving hope, and control, back to shark attack victim Tiffany Johnson. OrthoCarolina Hand Center: Reconstructive Center for Lost Limbs feature on CNN International.

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​Five Habits of the Highly Effective PA-MD Team

By seeing a PA-physician team, not only do patients benefit from increased access to medical care and better outcomes but the physician that works alongside the PA can have greater access to time outside the office and OR suite. Creating a cohesive MD -PA work team means forging a strong foundation from the beginning.

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Go with Your Gut: How What You Eat Affects Your Life

For decades we have been told exposure to bacteria is bad for us, and so we use antibacterial everything, take antibiotics like candy, and consume pasteurized, bleached and processed foods. Is it possible these habits could be hurting our health more than they are helping us?

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A Quick & Dirty Guide to North Carolina Ice Climbing

Western Carolina’s vertical relief provides plenty of options for any level of climber, including beginner routes off the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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Dr. Edward Brown Joins OrthoCarolina Rock Hill

Dr. Edward Charles Brown III, MD, MBA joins OrthoCarolina Rock Hill specializing in adult reconstruction and sports medicine.

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A Physician Talks PRP: Using Your Body’s Own Platelets to Heal Injury

Chronic pain can keep your body hurting for weeks, months, or even years at a time, impacting your day-to-day life and even your work and time with family. It can be a result of an injury, other health issue, or there may be no apparent reason for the pain. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is one of the newest ways to treat pain. PRP uses a highly concentrated solution of your body’s own platelets to accelerate the natural healing of damaged tissue.

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Meet the PA: Margaret Lynch, PA-C

Meet Margaret Lynch, PA-C, OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine.

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It Takes a Village

Some patient stories are complicated, and sometimes it takes a village to treat a patient. Every village needs a chief, and for Sidson Louis of Haiti, that chief was Dr. Thomas Fehring, one of OrthoCarolina’s most established hip and knee specialists.

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Game Changers

Allow us to introduce you to some of the most clever visionaries around town.

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Exploring Program: How OrthoCarolina Research Institute Gives Back

OrthoCarolina Research Institute (OCRI) participates in the “Exploring Program” each year organized by The Boy Scouts of America to give high school students in the Charlotte Mecklenburg County School District an idea of what happens “behind the curtain” in the healthcare industry.

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A Video Tour of OrthoCarolina South Park

OrthoCarolina has opened the doors to its newest orthopedic office OrthoCarolina South Park, located in the heart of South Park. 

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8 Reasons to Sign Up for a Ramblin’ Rose Triathlon

Ramblin’ Rose Triathlon training lays a foundation for success in any sport.

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Sight By Side: How Para≈Guide is Making Their Mark on Charlotte

Imagine walking, running, swimming and cycling, all physically tied to another person. For the visually impaired, it’s the only way they can train. Para≈Guide is a new local nonprofit with the mission to encourage and support visually impaired, multi-sport athletes to stay active.

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En Pointe: Ballet Injury Prevention (with Sample Warm-ups)

Ballet dancers do all types of dance including ballet, jazz, modern and tap, and all usually require about 20-30 hours of practice a week depending on level. Due to long hours of practice dancers are prone to overuse or chronic injuries.

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Family-Friendly Winter Outdoor Excursions in Winston-Salem

Spend a day walking the homes, gardens, and shops of Old Salem

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Benefits of Heavy Resistance Training

Many people make the assumption that there are no benefits to lifting heavy weights. Some feel that lifting lighter weights with high reps will yield the same results. This is simply not true.

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What You Need to Know About Cyclo-Cross

Cyclo-Cross is a mix between road racing, mountain biking and cross country. North Carolina is now recognized as one of the nation's hotbeds for cyclocross and the NCCX Series is the premier series in the state. OrthoCarolina is proud to support such a unique organization inspiring active and healthy lifestyles in North Carolina through our partnership with NCCX.

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6 Top Spots for Winter Camping in and Around Charlotte

Drive 40-minutes southwest of downtown for Charlotte’s one and only peak-bagging challenge, with the best city skyline views in the region.

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OrthoCarolina Given Workplace Health Achievement Index Award by American Heart Association

Building a culture of health within the workplace can have a significant impact on our personnel and is a goal that OrthoCarolina continues to build on.

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OrthoCarolina Opens South Park Office

OrthoCarolina has opened the doors to its newest orthopedic office OrthoCarolina South Park, located in the heart of South Park

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An Insider's Guide to Charlotte's Latta Nature Center and Preserve

The Latta plantation is now a living history site surrounded by a 1,600-acre nature preserve.

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Top National Park Day Hikes From Charlotte

From the Frasier fir and Norway spruce-clad peaks of the Smokies to the bald cypress and tupelo-covered floodplain of Congaree, surprising biodiversity awaits you in the National Park sites just a day’s drive from Charlotte.

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Winston-Salem #TheFreeWorkout Videos

Carrie Rhodes, MPT at OrthoCarolina takes you through the steps to complete #TheFreeWorkout in Winston-Salem.

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