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.
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.
Always Tired? A Few Reasons Why & How To Fix It
Living with chronic fatigue? Find out what the cause could be and how to fix it.
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.
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 to Prepare for Shoulder Surgery Recovery
Having surgery is never easy, but being ready at home can help reduce anxiety for the post-op experience and make you more comfortable after shoulder surgery.
Improving Balance for All Ages: Focusing on Ankle Stability
Balance plays an important role in preventing injuries, maintaining mobility and supporting good posture. These simple stretches and exercises will help strengthen your ankle muscles to promote balance and coordination.
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.
7 Secrets You Should Know About the Importance of Going to Physical Therapy
Physical therapy is a key component of the healing process for many people. Though being patient through the therapy process and being diligent about sticking to a therapy plan may at times feel challenging, it pays off in the long run when it comes to recovery.
OrthoCarolina Physical Therapist Lands on ESPN Lacrosse Documentary
Caring for patients by day, Shaun Riney spends evenings and weekends as an assistant coach on a lacrosse team whose unlikely players made them the subject of an ESPN documentary.
How to Know If You Might Have a Rotator Cuff Issue
Rotator cuff issues are a common culprit of shoulder pain. Four muscles make up the rotator cuff and keep the head of the upper arm bone in its socket, enabling it to work. Those muscles turn into tendons that attach near the head, which is the ball of your shoulder, a ball-and-socket joint.
En Pointe: Ballet Injury Prevention (with Sample Warm-ups)
Ballet dancers do all types of dance including ballet, jazz, modern and tap, and all usually require about 20-30 hours of practice a week depending on level. Due to long hours of practice dancers are prone to overuse or chronic injuries.
3 Must-Do Outdoor Adventures in Queen City
Dr. David Anderson, an orthopedic surgeon with OrthoCarolina, has a philosophy about our modern ethos.
"We all work a little too much," he says. “We spend too much time inside, glued to computer screens and mobile devices.”
Test Your Running Shoes
Runners are often quick to blame shoes for injuries, and although not always the case, a properly functioning running shoe is important.
Meet Aaron Hall. He likes to Run.
“Running allows my mind to relax before the stress of the day begins.”
Staying a Step Ahead: Marathon Training Schedule Tips
Crossing the finish line of your first marathon is an exhilarating experience.
What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy – the McKenzie Method & Self-Treatment for Back Pain
Back pain can sometimes feel unbearable...