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International Medical Outreach: How and Why it Impacts Lives

Like all physicians, I went into medicine to make a difference in the lives of people in need.

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What to Expect After Hip Replacement

For many of my hip replacement patients, returning to the lifestyle they had prior to developing hip arthritis and debilitating pain is an exciting part of the healing process.

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YMCA of Catawba Valley Soccer Club (YCVSC) & OrthoCarolina

OrthoCarolina is committed to supporting our local community. Here are some highlights of a partnership in Hickory we have with the YCVSC Eagles.

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NASCAR: Spike in Hip, Wrist Injuries

Femoral acetabular impingement and hook of hamate injuries are on the rise in NASCAR pit crews according to new research presented at the 2017 NASCAR Summit in Concord, North Carolina, on January 10, 2017.

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Hook of hamate injuries becoming more prevalent among NASCAR pit crews

An epidemiological study of 118 upper extremity injuries in NASCAR pit crews tracked over a 10 year period shows a surge in hook of hamate (a bone in the palm on the small finger side of the wrist) hand injuries in particular among changers and carriers.

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Building a workout: Power Moves

One of the most frustrating elements to exercise is knowing what to do. You have the dedication to show up at the gym, but do you have the knowledge to know what to do when you get there?

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Femoral acetabular impingement, hook of hamate injuries on rise in NASCAR pit crews

Research study findings presented by Drs. Glenn Gaston, Walter Beaver at NASCAR Summit

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Femoral Acetabular Impingement in Rear Changers

Femoral acetabular impingement injuries have increased among rear tire changers, according to research done by OrthoCarolina Hip and Knee surgeon Dr. Walter Beaver, who also serves as head team physician for Hendrick Motorsports, and Bill Heisel, director of the OrthoCarolina Motorsports program.

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Beyond the Exam Room: Physician Research and Presentations

To get a broader perspective of a physician’s involvement in research, J. Ryan Martin, MD, hip and knee surgeon with OrthoCarolina Matthews, offered an insider’s view of his own research and presentation background.

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Orthopedic surgeon leader to know: Dr. James Fleischli of OrthoCarolina

He serves as head team physician for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and as an orthopedic physician for several NASCAR teams.

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“A Joint Operation”

Hip and Knee Surgeons, Rheumatologists Collaborate to Improve Patient Outcomes – What to Know.

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The 12 Days of Yoga Holiday Workout

Our orthopedic experts are fans of incorporating yoga postures to strengthen and stretch tight muscle groups.

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Speed Recovery with Inversions

Can hanging upside down improve your health?

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Study Examines Move to Ceramic Heads in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty

Dr. Fehring told OTW, “As we move away from using metal-on-metal bearings and face a relatively rare condition called ‘trunnionosis’

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Why research matters: Always improving patient care

Research is important to the physicians of OrthoCarolina.

We are never stagnating... we are always driving technology forward.

The story, background and importance of the OrthoCarolina Research Institute and Oscar Miller Day.

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Recovering from the Marathon Blues

If you’re feeling lost post-race, here is some advice to manage the weeks ahead.

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Roan Mountain Hike Asheville

Hiking Roan Mountain in Asheville. ... powered by OrthoCarolina thru a partnership with RootsRated.com

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Don’t Be Afraid to Be the Guy in Yoga Class

Before I started doing yoga, I didn’t know what energy flow meant from a yoga perspective.

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VIDEO: Biologics: Proposed guideline addresses perioperative management

“We now have a document that’s based on the available evidence, and also based on expert opinion, to help us manage these patients much more thoroughly in the perioperative period,” Dr. Springer, an orthopedic surgeon in Charlotte, N.C.

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Legs & Bones: What Our Docs Eat for Thanksgiving

When it comes to eating, doctors like to ‘gobble’ just like the rest of us!

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Running Stress Fractures

Stress fractures typically cause localized pain that you can put your finger on and know exactly where it hurts.

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Celebrating Caregivers: Nurse Practitioner Week

National Nurse Practitioner Week is held each year to celebrate these talented health care providers

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OrthoCarolina's Darren Harris: Hiking is a Family Affair

Darren Harris, the Practice Administrator at OrthoCarolina’s Hickory, North Carolina office, and his family have an interesting holiday tradition.

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