OSNC in the News

Shoulder Injuries: How They Happen, How They Are Treated
CIRCA Magazine

You don’t have to be a big league pitcher to suffer from a shoulder injury. While often associated with athletes, “rotator cuff injuries” are actually quite common. They can happen to people of all ages for a variety of reasons – lifting, falling, or performing repetitive overhead arm motions. Read more...

Safe Youth Baseball Pitching and Playing Guidelines
VYPE Magazine

The popularity of youth baseball continues to increase in the United States and worldwide. It is estimated that approximately nine million children ages 6 to 17 participate in youth baseball in the United States. Read more...

Training Tips To Avoid ACL-related Injuries
VYPE Magazine

In the May Issue of VYPE, we began a discussion on ACL injuries and how they more frequently occur in female athletes than they do in their male counterparts. Read more...

Understanding and Avoiding Injuries
CIRCA Magazine

With the advent of summer, our thoughts naturally turn to outdoor activities. Athletes of all ages relish shaking off the rust and getting back to their favorite warm weather games and sports, with golf, tennis, and running among the most popular activities. Unfortunately, as summer wears on, one out of five "weekend warriors" will find himself or herself prematurely benched due to injury. Read more...

Preventing ACL Tears: Why Are ACL Tears More Common in Female Athletes?
VYPE Magazine

The story is all too familiar, a promising young athlete lands awkwardly in a game, hears a "pop" followed by sudden pain and development of swelling. Read more...

R.I.C.E Helps Get Athletes Back In The Game
VYPE Magazine

In the middle of February, fans of Davidson College witnessed their star guard, Stephen Curry, land akwardly and injure his ankle. Unfortunately, for many athletes and their fans, this scene is all too familiar. Read more...

Orthopedic Surgery: Benefits Won Over Risks
The Frankilin Times

Our story begins on Oct. 1, 2008. As my husband’s mom was walking to our van for a trip to Kentucky to visit relatives, she fell and broke her hip. After several hours in the emergency room and lots of tests, she was admitted to Franklin Regional Medical Center. Read more...

Weekend Walk-In Clinic Provides Convenient Treatment Option for Injured Athletes
The Carolina News Wire

WAKE FOREST, N.C. — Athletes experiencing pain the morning after a Friday night game don’t have to suffer through the weekend before treating their injuries. Read more....

Local Orthopaedic Specialists Donates Funds to Scholarship in Honor
of Retired High School Coach
Courtesy of www.prlog.com, Sept. 2008

WAKE FOREST, N.C. — Mark W. Galland, M.D. with Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina, P.A. (OSNC) is donating $500 to a new scholarship established in honor of Chuck Hess, a long-serving coach and athletic director at Wake Forest-Rolesville (WF-R) High School who retired earlier this month. Read more....

MRSA Infections – Where Are We, and Where Should We Be in 2008?
Courtesy of Orthopaedic Product News, Sept-Oct. 2008

Methicillin resistant staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) infections have been a thorn in the side of orthopaedic surgeons since the 1980s, and even though the emergence of community MRSA strains has received increasing attention in our journals read more...

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