Epidemiological Study Tracks Upper Extremity Injury Trends  in NASCAR Drivers and Pit Crew

Epidemiological Study Tracks Upper Extremity Injury Trends in NASCAR Drivers and Pit Crew

Any sport will cause wear and tear on the bodies of athletes over time, but for a NASCAR pit crew, roles on the team can play a big role in the type of injuries they face.
Yoga to Improve Posture

Yoga to Improve Posture

Improper postural habits increase the stress and strain we put on our spine and key joints, increasing our risk of injury.
The 30-Second Stretching Rule

The 30-Second Stretching Rule

It’s common to see runners at the start of a race quickly touching their toes or stretching their quads
Proper Yoga Technique: Child’s Pose

Proper Yoga Technique: Child’s Pose

Child’s Pose is a resting yoga pose that helps to reduce stress and fatigue.
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.
Proper Yoga Technique: Downward-Facing Dog

Proper Yoga Technique: Downward-Facing Dog

The yoga pose Downward-Facing Dog is ideal for athletes and the general population.
Three Core Strengthening Soccer Exercises

Three Core Strengthening Soccer Exercises

Soccer players combine speed, strength and agility to compete on the field. Ball handling, sprint work and shooting drills are typically incorporated into practices… but developing core strength may not be.
Mindfulness to Improve Recovery

Mindfulness to Improve Recovery

In today’s busy world we are constantly moving fast and multi-tasking.
Protect Your Hands While Gardening

Protect Your Hands While Gardening

When the spring season is in full bloom, many of us are eager to get outside and enjoy the nice weather.
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
What’s the best way to ice a soccer injury?

What’s the best way to ice a soccer injury?

If you’ve played or watched soccer, you know how physical the game can be.
Introducing 26.Brew!

Introducing 26.Brew!

A Half & Full Marathon Training Program powered by OrthoCarolina
Take Your Run on Vacation

Take Your Run on Vacation

The runner’s wave is a universal welcoming language.
The Soccer Docs

The Soccer Docs

Meet the medical team behind some of Charlotte’s top soccer squads
Taking Care of Collegiate Athletes

Taking Care of Collegiate Athletes

Keeping the Charlotte 49ers in the game
Yoga for Pain Control

Yoga for Pain Control

I love yoga and have been practicing for more than 12 years. Yoga has so many benefits including strengthening, flexibility, pain reduction and relaxation...
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.