Overtraining: When it Comes to Running, How Much is Too Much?

Overtraining: When it Comes to Running, How Much is Too Much?

The simple definition of overtraining is not allowing enough recovery time between hard workouts to allow your body to recover...
Toe Up, Toe Off: How Important is Footstrike in Running?

Toe Up, Toe Off: How Important is Footstrike in Running?

How the foot interacts with the ground while running is a topic of many running conversations...
Aquatic and Pool-based Therapy

Aquatic and Pool-based Therapy

Aquatic-based therapy offers a healing medium and therapeutic components that can be customized to each patient’s needs...

Basic Sling Wear Instructions

Post-Rotator Cuff Repair, OrthoCarolina Matthews Physical Therapy
8  Ways to Keep Your Knees Healthy as You Age

8 Ways to Keep Your Knees Healthy as You Age

Knee pain is a common problem, especially in older adults. As we move, walk and run every day, we battle gravity, and natural deterioration will occur...
What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy – Check out H-Wave ®

What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy – Check out H-Wave ®

H-Wave stimulation is a drug-free form of electrical stimulation, or small muscle fiber stimulator, that treats chronic soft-tissue injury, improves lymphatic flow, and helps decrease acute, chronic and neuropathic pain
The “Real Core”:  Yoga and the Psoas

The “Real Core”: Yoga and the Psoas

Your core muscles are deep in your back and help stabilize and strengthen your spine.
Get to Know Your Knee

Get to Know Your Knee

What’s in a knee, and how does it work?
Females and CrossFit

Females and CrossFit

Strength training is so often ignored by females.
Cheerleading and Injury Risk

Cheerleading and Injury Risk

The American Medical Association recently declared cheerleading a sport, saying that the rigors and risks led them to the decision.
Smoldering Setback:  A Firefighter’s Journey to Stay Healthy

Smoldering Setback: A Firefighter’s Journey to Stay Healthy

For Matt Yost, being in shape isn't just part of his healthy lifestyle. His job and people’s lives depend on it.
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.

OrthoCarolina Classic

The 5th Annual OrthoCarolina Classic
BCBSNC and OrthoCarolina Team Up to Reduce Cost and Improve Quality of Knee Replacement Surgeries

BCBSNC and OrthoCarolina Team Up to Reduce Cost and Improve Quality of Knee Replacement Surgeries

Starting March 1, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) customers became eligible for a new bundled payment program for total knee replacement surgeries through an arrangement with OrthoCarolina.

Putting a Brake on Injuries: The Role of the OrthoCarolina Motorsports Team

OrthoCarolina’s Motorsports crew seems to be everywhere. Tasked with the health and medical treatment for many teams and athletes, they’re at the track nearly every weekend and at the race shops during the week.
Even World Cup Players Get Hurt

Even World Cup Players Get Hurt

So what do you do when you’re injured and you need to get back for regular season, playoffs or even the World Cup?
What it’s Like to be an Athletic Trainer to NASCAR Teams [Podcast]

What it’s Like to be an Athletic Trainer to NASCAR Teams [Podcast]

Angela Sneed, ATC at OrthoCarolina, joins AT Podcast to talk motorsports and more