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Navigating the Winter Court: Safeguarding Your Steps in Cold-Weather Pickleball

Stay injury-free on the winter pickleball court with our expert tips! Explore strategies for cold-weather play, discover essential foot and ankle injury prevention techniques, and find the best pickleball footwear. Enhance your safety and enjoyment with specialized warm-up exercises and Achilles injury prevention. Master the art of winter pickleball with our comprehensive guide

Exploring the Body from the Inside Out: Foot & Ankle

Hear from our panel of orthopedic experts about Stress Fractures & Sprains, Achilles Tendonitis & Tears, Bunions, Ankle & Heel Pain and Arthritis in the OAS Season 1 finale. 

Are Custom Orthotics Worth It? Here's What You Need To Know

Genuine custom foot orthotics are made specifically to your left and right anatomical foot geometry.  They realign and stabilize the bones in your feet in order to restore your natural walking pattern more effectively than over-the-counter inserts.

OrthoCarolina Welcomes 5 New Physicians

OrthoCarolina is proud to welcome five new physicians to our team – Briggs M. Ahearn, MD; Samuel E. Ford, MD; Mark A. Katz, MD; Michael O’Connell, DO; and Benjamin M. Wooster, MD.