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Athletic Injuries of the Hip
Focus on Radiology: Frequently Asked X-Ray Questions

Focus on Radiology: Frequently Asked X-Ray Questions

X-rays are a type of imaging technique that we use to diagnose injuries or issues in the bones so that your doctor can plan a course of treatment.
Marathon Prep Tips

Marathon Prep Tips

With each marathon, I’ve learned tips to help me be as prepared as possible to run. Here are my top learnings.
OrthoCarolina Coaches Symposium

OrthoCarolina Coaches Symposium

CMS Athletic Directors and coaches gathered for the OrthoCarolina 2nd Annual Coaches Symposium at The NASCAR Hall of Fame in uptown Charlotte on Monday, October 31st.
Building on Your Workout Routine: Top Tips for Strength Training

Building on Your Workout Routine: Top Tips for Strength Training

From bodybuilding to CrossFit, from barre workouts to bodyweight workouts, from free weights to machines, the options for weight lifting and strength training are almost denser than muscle mass itself.
Pushing Limits: lululemon® Adventure

Pushing Limits: lululemon® Adventure

But to make progress you must keep moving, excuses don’t help you reach goals. I took this mentality with me as I boarded the plane. I was going to have to push my body mentally and physically to get through the next three days.
Rest to Run Better

Rest to Run Better

Here are a few guidelines to ensure your body is getting the rest it needs.
OrthoCarolina's Aaron Hewitt: Small Steps to Big Life Changes

OrthoCarolina's Aaron Hewitt: Small Steps to Big Life Changes

Approximately eight years ago, Aaron Hewitt, physician assistant manager at OrthoCarolina’s Sports Medicine Center, experienced what he calls his “aha moment.”
Trail Running Tips

Trail Running Tips

I traded in street pavement for a run at the U.S. National Whitewater Center last week.
Getting her Groove Back

Getting her Groove Back

Persistence pays off as cartilage replacement puts Darnice person back on the dance floor and back into life.
Can't Run? Cartilage Repair Basics w/ Dr. Fleischli

Can't Run? Cartilage Repair Basics w/ Dr. Fleischli

Sportology, Cartilage Restoration and Repair
The Cartilage Restoration Institute

The Cartilage Restoration Institute

Every day people injure the cartilage in their knees, shoulders and other joints. Regardless of the cause, the result is the same: tremendous pain that makes it difficult to enjoy your daily life.
Cartilage Restoration at OrthoCarolina

Cartilage Restoration at OrthoCarolina

Every day people injure the cartilage in their knees, shoulders and other joints.
Group Running Drills: How Can They Help You?

Group Running Drills: How Can They Help You?

Plus, three drills to try on your own

Running - OrthoCarolina Radio

Host Chris Kroeger chats up all things running. Guest range from the casual runner to the expert, with some medical suggestions sprinkled in as well! Enjoy.
Pre-Run Warm-Up: How to Properly Get Your Body Prepared to Run

Pre-Run Warm-Up: How to Properly Get Your Body Prepared to Run

Warming up your body properly can increase running performance and reduce the chance of injury.
Take Your Run on Vacation

Take Your Run on Vacation

The runner’s wave is a universal welcoming language.
Football player beats the odds to get back to his team

Football player beats the odds to get back to his team

Multiple injuries, including ligament tears and foot drop, leave Alec Parsons on the sidelines
4 things to do before you lace up this running season

4 things to do before you lace up this running season

If you’re like me, you’ve noticed temperatures rising and hours of daylight getting longer. That means running season is in stride and fun races are just around the corner.
Meet Aaron. OC Loves to Run

Meet Aaron. OC Loves to Run

Aaron Hewitt, Physician Assistant - Sports Medicine, Cartilage Restoration
Train Like an NFL Player to Improve your Run

Train Like an NFL Player to Improve your Run

Before working at OrthoCarolina, I was an athletic trainer for the Minnesota Vikings.
Do You Know Tabata?

Do You Know Tabata?

You can do anything for 20 seconds, right? No sweat. But, have you met Tabata?
Ten Things to Know about Being a Physician to an NFL Team

Ten Things to Know about Being a Physician to an NFL Team

Dr. Patrick Connor, Head Team Physician of the Carolina Panthers, offers his perspective
How recovering from an ACL tear is as much mental as it is physical: Warren’s Story

How recovering from an ACL tear is as much mental as it is physical: Warren’s Story

When an athlete gets injured, we tend to focus on the physical aspects: What was hurt, the surgery, and when can the athlete get back on the field or court...
Running reflections as I turn 40

Running reflections as I turn 40

I turn 40 today. Last weekend, I ran a marathon trying to break four hours...
What is Shoulder Impingement?

What is Shoulder Impingement?

Just above your rotator cuff, you have a fluid-filled sac called a bursa. The job of the bursa is to provide a cushion between tendons and bones. Bursa can become inflamed which can cause pain.
Behind the Scenes at Panthers Training Camp

Behind the Scenes at Panthers Training Camp

National Football League (NFL) games are exciting, and they can be brutal. No matter how coordinated and logistical the plays, the naturally aggressive nature of the sport leaves athletes means constant risk of injury. The physical nature of the game, pitting prime players in their peak of human performance, will inevitably lead to acute and chronic injury.
NASCAR Medicine

NASCAR Medicine

In the Fast Lane with PA Bill Heisel

ORTHOCAROLINA PARTNERS WITH UNTAMED SCIENCE FOR SPORTOLOGY VIDEOS

Video series aims to help public better understand the real science of sports and sports medicine
Cortisone Injections for Runners: Yea or Nay?

Cortisone Injections for Runners: Yea or Nay?

Cortisone is a corticosteroid anti-inflammatory delivered through an injection that goes directly to the site of inflammation in your body
CrossFit Injuries: The Big Ones

CrossFit Injuries: The Big Ones

As a medical provider who sees a lot of CrossFit patients (and is a CrossFitter as well) I’m frequently asked about shoulder and knee injuries.
An Interview with Dr. Pat Connor - the Carolina Panthers Head Team Physician

An Interview with Dr. Pat Connor - the Carolina Panthers Head Team Physician

The commotion and action on the sidelines on any given Carolina Panthers game day can make it difficult to spot Dr. Pat Connor, but he’s there.
OrthoCarolina Doctors Help Keep Panthers Healthy

OrthoCarolina Doctors Help Keep Panthers Healthy

Official Team Physicians of the Carolina Panthers
Royal H. Burpee Was a Real Person

Royal H. Burpee Was a Real Person

And Where Burpees Come From
13 Significant Carolina Panthers Injuries

13 Significant Carolina Panthers Injuries

When it comes to the NFL, injury prevention and care are paramount for coaches, players and teams. From pre-season to the Super Bowl; from serious and downright gruesome, football injuries can profoundly impact a team’s season
Send your Doctor a secure and direct message!

Send your Doctor a secure and direct message!

Messaging your Doctor and his or her team can now be done via our secure online portal.
Females and CrossFit

Females and CrossFit

Strength training is so often ignored by females.
Why I Used to Grunt When Putting on my Socks

Why I Used to Grunt When Putting on my Socks

Four years ago, I was not healthy. I was eating pizza and burgers 3-4 times a week and drinking too much beer and soda. Sure, we like to indulge sometimes, but I was not healthy. I peaked at 190 pounds, which is a lot for me, after a Christmas vacation with my buddies – and I felt depressed about my overall health.
Diane Had Knee Surgery. And Then Ran the Boston Marathon in 3:39.

Diane Had Knee Surgery. And Then Ran the Boston Marathon in 3:39.

At 49, Diane Lancaster’s health resume is already impressive. She’s a runner, fitness instructor, triathlete, former collegiate athlete and registered dietician. She had run 5 Boston Marathons and was preparing for her sixth in 2014.
Functional Movement and CrossFit

Functional Movement and CrossFit

Functional movements sound complicated but they’re just natural, compound body movements that use multiple joints in your body.
High-Intensity Exercise Part II: Some common injuries

High-Intensity Exercise Part II: Some common injuries

High-intensity interval training is typically done at around 80-95% of your maximal aerobic capacity. It’s important to start slow and progress bit by bit when participating in HIIT training or any type of intense exercise.
High-Intensity Exercise Part I: When it comes to exercise, can less actually be more?

High-Intensity Exercise Part I: When it comes to exercise, can less actually be more?

You've likely heard of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), a type of workout that isn't totally new, but is increasingly popular and can be confusing because there are so many types.
So what exactly is CrossFit? I hear that quite a lot...

So what exactly is CrossFit? I hear that quite a lot...

CrossFit seems to be everywhere yet still mystifies so many people.

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