OC Loves Soccer: Andy Hylton

OC Loves Soccer: Andy Hylton

“I like the freedom to make decisions on the field, all you need is a soccer ball and you can play anywhere.”
The OrthoCarolina Sportsplex in Pineville NC

The OrthoCarolina Sportsplex in Pineville NC

The OrthoCarolina Sportsplex is the culmination of Charlotte Soccer Academy’s vision to have a home venue for its teams. The journey started in 2010 when a team evaluated potential sites and culminated with the ribbon cutting and opening of the fields in July 2015.
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.
First time triathlon success tips

First time triathlon success tips

Thinking about signing up for your first triathlon? For many, the idea of training for a swim, bike and run may seem exciting but also a little overwhelming...
A Well Balanced Runner

A Well Balanced Runner

As a foot and ankle provider, I often get asked a TON of questions regarding running...
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.

Orthopedic Guide to Power Tools

Give your surgeons what they want with smaller, stronger and smarter options.
What is Kohlers?

What is Kohlers?

Kohler's disease is a condition, where the navicular bone in the foot looses its blood supply temporarily and sustains a state of bone death, also called avascular necrosis.
Little League Elbow & Shoulder

Little League Elbow & Shoulder

Little league elbow is an injury to the growth plate on the inner (medial) aspect of the elbow.
What is Osgood Schlatter's Disease?

What is Osgood Schlatter's Disease?

Osgood Schlatter’s is a condition associated with inflammation of the apophysis of the tibial tubercle. This means that a portion of the growth plate of the shin bone has become irritated.
What is patellofemoral pain syndrome?

What is patellofemoral pain syndrome?

Patellofemoral pain syndrome is pain in the front of the knee. It frequently occurs in teenagers, manual laborers, and athletes.
What is Perthes Disease?

What is Perthes Disease?

Perthes disease is avascular necrosis of the proximal femur which is a fancy way of saying decreased blood supply to the femoral head
What is a Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis, also called SCFE?

What is a Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis, also called SCFE?

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE – pronounced “skiffy”) is an unusual disorder of the adolescent hip.
What is Severs Disease?

What is Severs Disease?

Severs disease, also known as calcaneal apophysitis, is a condition in which the growth plate along the heel becomes inflamed. It most commonly occurs in active, early-teen children.
What is scoliosis?

What is scoliosis?

Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine which may cause the spine to be in the shape of a C or S instead of being straight.
The NFLPS Jerry “Hawk” Rhea Award given to Panthers’ Anderson...

The NFLPS Jerry “Hawk” Rhea Award given to Panthers’ Anderson...

The Jerry “Hawk” Rhea Award is given to the NFL team physician who has made the greatest contributions to both the NFL and the profession of athletic training.
What is Blount’s Disease?

What is Blount’s Disease?

Blount’s disease is a condition affecting the growth plate of the tibia, also known as the shin bone.
What are bowed-legs?

What are bowed-legs?

“Bowed legs” is a term used to describe the medical term genu varum, which means the knees fall outside the midline of the legs.
What is Clubfoot?

What is Clubfoot?

The medical term for clubfoot is talipes equinovarus and this describes the position of the foot. The feet are pointed down (equinus) and inward (varus).