5 Things to Know About Bariatric Surgery

Most of us know how frustrating it can be to struggle with our weight. If you have tried unsuccessfully to lose weight via diet and exercise, you may wish to consider weight loss surgery, also known as bariatric surgery. This procedure is recommended for patients who are at least 100lbs overweight,... Read More

Orthopedic doctor showing model of Total knee replacement with b What to Expect From Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee replacement surgery might make you feel uneasy, so it helps to know what you might expect before, during and after this type of procedure.  What to expect before knee replacement surgery Every knee replacement we perform begins with a professional consultation with our team at Carolinas Center for Surgery. Our... Read More

When to See a Sports Medicine Doctor

Are you suffering from some muscle and joint pain? Experiencing less range of motion? Could it just be a sign of aging? Is it nothing more than a minor injury that will heal on its own? That’s always possible, but it’s equally as likely to be something that needs professional treatment.... Read More

5 Things to Look for in a Spine Surgeon

Choosing a spine surgeon isn’t a decision to be taken lightly. Spine surgery is a major procedure, so it’s important to carefully consider your options and select an orthopedic surgeon who you can trust with your health and quality of life.  Below are five things to look for when choosing a... Read More

Woman after chemotherapy visiting doctor in hospital What to Expect With Breast Cancer Surgery

The thought of undergoing breast cancer surgery might frighten you, but much of that fear can be attributed to the unknown. Knowing what to expect about your procedure can alleviate much of the nervousness you might have surrounding your procedure. Below is a look at what you can expect regarding your... Read More

When Is BOTOX® Right for My Migraine Headaches?

What is Botox? While Botox can be used for cosmetic reasons such as reducing wrinkles, it can also be used to help patients who suffer from chronic, sometimes debilitating headache disorders. In 2010, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of onabotulinumtoxin-A (Botox-A) injection therapy to effectively help reduce... Read More

BOTOX® for Migraines: What to Expect

Many people are unaware that the benefits of BOTOX® treatment go well beyond smoothing out forehead wrinkles. For over a decade BOTOX® has been an approved and highly effective treatment option for relieving severe paroxysmal headaches, better known as migraines. If you’re suffering debilitating, recurring migraines that disrupt your life, it’s... Read More

How to Recover From Orthopedic Surgery

In previous months we’ve covered what to expect from your hip replacement surgery and knee replacement surgery. We’ve offered many helpful tips on how to prepare for your upcoming surgery, a high-level overview of what each procedure entails, and a brief discussion about recovery. Recovery is every bit as important as... Read More

What to Expect From Hip Replacement Surgery

If you’re experiencing hip pain that doesn’t seem to respond to medication and makes everyday activities such as getting dressed in the morning, standing from a seated position, or walking a challenge, it may be time to consider hip replacement surgery.    Continue reading to learn more about what to expect... Read More

Knee Replacement Surgery: What Can You Expect?

Knee replacement is one of the most commonly recommended orthopedic procedures yet, so patients put off this surgery due to concerns or fear about what to expect. If you’re considering knee replacement surgery, continue reading so we can help put your mind at ease.  What to Expect: Knee Replacement Prior to... Read More