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 celebrates the dedicated, talented trainers on our staff as part of National Athletic Training Month, observed each March.
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.
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.
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.
Looking for ways to relieve tension after a long day in front of the screen or behind the wheel? Try using a foam roller.
One of the biggest splashes in physical therapy in recent years is the evolution of aquatic therapy.
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.
Whether you work from home or in an office, there are proper ways to set up a workstation that encourages comfort and efficiency.