What Is Occupational Therapy & Who Is It For?

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.

National Athletic Training Month

Athletic Trainers – Health Care Providers on the Field and in the Clinic

OrthoCarolina celebrates the dedicated, talented trainers on our staff as part of National Athletic Training Month, observed each March.

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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. 

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.

Dry Needling

What You Need to Know About Dry Needling with Electrical Stimulation

Dry needling is a physical therapy technique that uses thin needles to help relieve muscle inflammation. The addition of electrical stimulation can increase blood flow for enhanced and prolonged pain relief.

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.

Foam Rolling the Tension Away After Sitting All Day

Foam Rolling the Tension Away After Sitting All Day

Looking for ways to relieve tension after a long day in front of the screen or behind the wheel? Try using a foam roller. 

Aquatic Therapy in the Pool with OrthoCarolina

Dive In: 11 Things to Know About Aquatic Therapy

One of the biggest splashes in physical therapy in recent years is the evolution of aquatic therapy.

Lower Body Workout

OrthoCarolina's "Shake Ya Tail Feather" Thanksgiving Workout

Thanksgiving is upon us once again. That means lots of family time, lots of football and well, lots of food. To help alleviate some of the damage that second round of desserts left, Tyler Brady, physical therapist at OrthoCarolina's University physical therapy clinic, helped us come up a lower body circuit. 

Proper Workstation by OrthoCarolina

How to Set Up a Healthy Workstation

Whether you work from home or in an office, there are proper ways to set up a workstation that encourages comfort and efficiency. 

49ers

Taking Care of Collegiate Athletes

Keeping the Charlotte 49ers in the game

John Colville

National Physical Therapy Month: Meet John Colville

October is National Physical Therapy Month

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...