Ortho Quick Care Center

quick-care-centerAccidents happen! Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists is here to help. We have opened an Ortho Quick Care Center to provide help for acute orthopaedic injuries or problems.

We’ve Made It Easy

When you need urgent orthopaedic care for breaks, sprains, strains, muscle pain and even back pain, simply call or walk-in to our center. You’ll be seen by an orthopaedic provider and obtain the treatment that you need quickly and efficiently without the cost and wait at the emergency room. No appointment is necessary.

Sports Injury Clinic

sports-injury-clinicCarolina Orthopaedic Specialists offers a Sports Injury Clinic designed especially for athletes on Saturdays from 8:00 am to 10:00 am at our Hickory location. This clinic is ONLY open during football season (normally late August to early November). After football season, athletes are always welcome to visit Ortho Quick Care from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturdays at our Hickory location.

Hickory Office
2165 Medical Park Drive
Hickory, NC 28602

828-459-OUCH (6824)

Our Sports Injury Clinic is staffed by fellowship trained physicians and a physician assistant that has had many years of experience working with sports medicine. They will diagnose and treat sports injuries ranging from sprains, strains to broken bones. As a benefit to our athletes, Carolina Orthopaedic Specialists waives our physician fee, not including ancillary services.

Osteoporosis Clinic

bone-density-programCarolina Orthopaedic Specialists also offers comprehensive management of osteoporosis.

The COS Osteoporosis Clinic focuses on the evaluation of osteoporosis with bone densitometry (DEXA testing), prevention through face-to-face patient education, treatment with medication when necessary, and follow-up for ongoing patient education, medication management and compliance, and repeat DEXA scans as indicated.

Other Services


Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Pain
  • Arthroscopic Surgery of the Shoulder, Elbow, and Wrist
  • Occupational Upper Extremity Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Tumors and Infections of the Hand
  • Children’s Hand and Upper Extremity Injuries
  • Nerve Injuries

Foot and Ankle Surgery

Spine Surgery

  • Back and Neck Pain
  • Ruptured Discs
  • Scoliosis
  • Occupational Back and Neck Trauma
  • Spinal Fractures and Trauma
  • Tumors and Infections of the Spine
  • Children’s Spine Disorders
  • Osteoporosis of the Spine

Sports Medicine

  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sprain
  • Fractures
  • Strain
  • ACL Tear
  • Turf Toe
  • On-site Coverage for Team Sports
  • Daily After Hours Clinics
  • 24-Hour Sports Injury Hotline
  • Pre-participation Physical Examinations
  • Free Injury Consultations for Health Club Members
  • Exclusive Access to the National Athletic Testing Program

Joint Reconstruction

  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Shoulder
  • Elbow
  • Pelvis

Fracture and Trauma Care

General Orthopaedics

Pain Management Evaluation and Treatment

  • Fluoroscopic Guided Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Fluoroscopic Guided Facet Joint Injections
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Sympathetic Nerve Block

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

  • Hip, knee, shoulder, ankle and foot conditions
  • Back and neck pain
  • Hand injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Arthritis, bursitis and tendonitis
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Spine disorders
  • Sports injuries
  • Therapeutic Exercises
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Ultrasound
  • Manual Muscle Massage
  • Traction
  • Paraffin Hand Therapy
  • Hot/Cold Packs

Our ancillary services include:

  • MRI
  • Osteoporosis Clinic
  • Neurological Testing
  • Nerve Conduction Studies

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