CrossFit: You Asked, Jillian Answered

CrossFit: You Asked, Jillian Answered

CrossFit is a popular workout, but whether you’re a seasoned vet or brand new, you probably have questions…
Stepping Up to the Plate to Prevent Throwing Injuries in Baseball

Stepping Up to the Plate to Prevent Throwing Injuries in Baseball

Safe pitching practices help avoid overuse
Taking Care of Collegiate Athletes

Taking Care of Collegiate Athletes

Keeping the Charlotte 49ers in the game
Outlasting the Spartan Race: An OT’s Top Tips

Outlasting the Spartan Race: An OT’s Top Tips

Courageous and valiant. Tough and unshakable.
Why We Are Athletic Trainers

Why We Are Athletic Trainers

National Athletic Training Month is held every March to offer awareness about Athletic Training as a profession

Older, Wiser, Stronger, Fitter: Balance for Seniors can be FUN

When treating clients to prevent a fall or unfortunately after a fall has caused an injury, physical therapists promote many exercises including balance retraining.
Osteoporosis and Exercise

Osteoporosis and Exercise

You’ve been given the diagnosis of Osteoporosis and your doctor wants you to do weight bearing activities to improve your bone health.
Things that move properly shouldn’t hurt

Things that move properly shouldn’t hurt

The benefits of manual therapy combined with exercise

Do you get back pain from sitting at your desk?

Ergonomics and the “90-90-90 Position”: Why ‘how’ you sit is so important.
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?
Dive in:  11 things to know about aquatic therapy

Dive in: 11 things to know about aquatic therapy

One of the biggest splashes in physical therapy in recent years is the evolution of aquatic therapy
When Can My Child Start Lifting Weights?

When Can My Child Start Lifting Weights?

I get asked this question almost daily, so if it’s something you’ve pondered as a parent, know that you are not alone.
Why We Chose to be Physical Therapists

Why We Chose to be Physical Therapists

Our physical therapists at OrthoCarolina play a big role in rehabilitation, and PT is an important part of the work we do to help our patients maximize long-term health benefits.
National Physical Therapy Month: What Our Patients Say

National Physical Therapy Month: What Our Patients Say

Below are some comments from our patients about their OrthoCarolina physical therapy experience. We are grateful for our PTs, their service and hard work!
Our PTs: They’ve Got Your Back…and Your Legs…and More…

Our PTs: They’ve Got Your Back…and Your Legs…and More…

October is National Physical Therapy Month
Cervicogenic Headaches: Long name; treatable problem

Cervicogenic Headaches: Long name; treatable problem

Most of us have had a headache before and know that they are…well, a headache.
Why the Core Muscles are Different from Other Muscles

Why the Core Muscles are Different from Other Muscles

The core is the part of the human body located between the pelvic floor and diaphragm, and its main job is to hold and protect your spine.
Turf Toe

Turf Toe

“Turf Toe” is a term commonly used to refer to pain, swelling, or joint stiffness at the base of the big toe, caused by a sprain to the ligaments and joint capsule
Do you get back pain from sitting at your desk?

Do you get back pain from sitting at your desk?

Ergonomics and the “90-90-90 Position”: Why ‘how’ you sit is so important