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Celebrating Excellence: Ashley Brooks, OTR/L, CHT, BCPR, and the success of our Hand Therapy Fellowship Program

Celebrating Excellence: Ashley Brooks, OTR/L, CHT, BCPR, and the success of our Hand Therapy Fellowship Program

Explore how OrthoCarolina's Hand Therapy Fellowship program inspires occupational therapists like Ashley Brooks, who received the prestigious 2023 ASHT Emerging Hand Therapist Award. Discover the dedication and excellence that define our program.

OrthoCarolina: How to make the most out of physical therapy

How to Make the Most Out of Physical Therapy: 10 Tips

We sourced 10 well-rounded tips for making the most of your time in physical therapy.  That's physical therapy done better.

Operating Room OrthoCarolina

Trigger Finger & Carpal Tunnel Prevention, Symptoms & Treatment

Simple, everyday choices can help relieve hand pain and prevent overuse injuries like trigger finger and carpal tunnel. Learn helpful tips, common symptoms to watch out for and what to expect if you're considering surgery. 

Achilles Tendinitis Ask the physical therapist

What Is Achilles Tendinitis & How Can I Prevent It?

Achilles tendinitis/tendonitis is one of the most common running injuries that physical therapists see. It's also common in middle-aged people who play sports like tennis and basketball.

At-Home Olympic-Style Workouts

At-Home Olympic-Style Workouts

In this series, we cover different Olympic events and relate them to upcoming spring sports with insight from OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine Specialists.

occupational therapy - OrthoCarolina

What Is Occupational Therapy & Who Is It For?

Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability.

OrthoCarolina virtual therapy and virtual appointments

Virtual Therapy: What to Expect

Through virtual therapy, patients can progress toward their physical or hand-therapy and pain-management goals with support from their therapist, all while minimizing social contact.

How Physical Therapy Supports Your Long-Term Health

How Physical Therapy Supports Your Long-Term Health

Whether preventing or rehabilitating an injury or other physical condition, physical therapy plays an important part in long-term health. Physical therapists use exercise, massage, stretching and other techniques to help patients of all ages improve mobility, manage pain and restore proper function.

Holiday Workout OrthoCarolina

Reindeer Games Workout

After this workout, Rudolph may have been happy that he didn't have to participate in those reindeer games! Physical therapist Sarah Dobroka has helped us get into the holiday spirit by putting together this calorie-sleighing workout.

OrthoCarolina Halloween Workout

OrthoCarolina's Halloween Workout

This circuit workout is all tricks so you can have a few more of those delicious treats!

National Park Hikes

Top National Park Day Hikes From Charlotte

From the Frasier fir and Norway spruce-clad peaks of the Smokies to the bald cypress and tupelo-covered floodplain of Congaree, surprising biodiversity awaits you in the National Park sites just a day’s drive from Charlotte.

FREE After-Hours Orthopedic Assistance

For acute orthopedic injuries after scheduled clinic and urgent care hours, please utilize the HURT! App, in partnership with OrthoCarolina, for fast free access to orthopedic advice with a response time of ~4 minutes. Download here.