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.
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.
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.
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.
Many people begin to develop this disease in their 20s, but it doesn’t come into play until combined with pain from another ailment.
Older adults, usually around retirement age, often express that they feel like they are always at doctor’s appointments. These medical visits may be related to chronic diseases or diagnoses that typically occur with aging, but for many patients they may also be related to a decreased overall activity level.
Back pain is a common complaint from those who sit all day. A standing desk can provide relief and a better working position.
Commonly caused by repetitive motion, carpal tunnel syndrome treatment can start with non-operative options.
Tips for Athletes from a Physical Therapist to Increase Neuromuscular Control
Learn how to prevent hamstring injuries with these stretches from a Physical Therapist
Preparing Athletes to Return to the Field with OrthoCarolina Hickory Physical Therapy
After playing a vial role in a soldier's full recovery from injuries sustained in a plane crash, Hickory PT is honored with a flag flown over his base in Afghanistan.
Everything you need to know about active learning and suggestions for activities to start incorporating it into your child’s day.
Morganton, North Carolina, boasts hyperlocal beer, farm-to-table eateries, and some of the best outdoor adventure in the Blue Ridge
Some of Lake Norman State Park is home to some of the best mountain biking, trail running, kayaking, hiking, and camping in the region.
Stretches and Positions to Help Decrease Your Low Back Pain Before You See Your Medical Doctor or Physical Therapist
Back pain has been a hot topic in recent years and will affect many people at some point in their lives. These positions may help decrease your symptoms to a manageable level to assist with you getting back to the activities you love.
Ramblin’ Rose Triathlon training lays a foundation for success in any sport.
Your body needs 5-10 min of aerobic and muscular endurance activity to prepare your body for exercise.
“For me, it’s about the runner’s high. There is nothing like running to provide a feeling of rejuvenation! “