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.
Poor posture habits increase stress and strain on our spine and joints. One simple yoga pose can help improve your posture and body alignment to minimize this stress.
Exercise can brighten your mood, stave off depression, and increase energy. When it comes to your nutrition, a balanced diet is best for everyone. Food is what fuels us and helps us get through our day, and how you feed your body affects your performance in everything you do
Swimming is a powerful form of exercise. It can help reduce stress levels, improve your mood, give you better sleep, increase your overall strength and increase your endurance and cardiovascular capacity.
Our orthopedic experts are fans of incorporating yoga postures to strengthen and stretch tight muscle groups.
Low back pain is extremely common whether you are an athlete or work a sedentary job.
Tree pose, standing pose and warrior pose are incredibly effective yoga postures to build, improve and maintain balance.
Yoga is a great cross-training tool for runners to stretch, lengthen and strengthen tight muscles resulting from logging daily miles.
I like 5K distances. One of my favorite races to run with friends is the OrthoCarolina 10K Classic, it’s a beautiful course.
Hot yoga is the art of practicing yoga in a heated room. The added heat allows your body to stretch deeper and muscles to lengthen longer.
Jenni recommends runners focus on building core strength as part of an overall training plan.
Soccer players combine speed, strength and agility to compete on the field. Ball handling, sprint work and shooting drills are typically incorporated into practices… but developing core strength may not be.