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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.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery for Bunions: What to Know

For many people who cannot find relief from nonsurgical treatment methods, bunion surgery becomes necessary. Surgical candidates include patients who can’t walk more than a few blocks without foot pain, cannot bend or straighten their toe, or whose big toe is constantly red and painful.

Top 10 Triad Waterfalls & Swimming Holes

Top 10 Triad Waterfalls & Swimming Holes

Take a break from the heat with day trips to these 10 top Triad waterfalls and swimming holes.

Training For Your Next Race With OrthoCarolina

Training For Your Next Race With OrthoCarolina

From training plans to learning how to properly foam roll, OrthoCarolina has your back as you prepare for your first or next race!

The Different Kinds of Runs you See on Training Plans and Why Each are Important

The Different Kinds of Runs You See on Training Plans and Why Each Are Important

Training for an upcoming race? The training plan you use will vary runs and styles. Here’s why each are important for a successful outing.

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You Asked: 10K Training Plan FAQ's

Have questions about OrthoCarolina's 10K training plans? The author of the training talks about everything from cross-training and injuries, to how to fuel before a long run. 

Hip Replacement Weightlifting

World Champion Power Lifter Calls Total Hip Replacement a "Miracle" Hitting the Gym Just Weeks After Surgery

Learn how a power-lifter has built his fitness back up after a total hip replacement. 

Running in Cold Weather

Running in Cold Weather

Cold weather can make runners more prone to injuries as muscles tense up and can cause asthmatic flares.

Paddling around Winston-Salem

Paddling Around Winston-Salem: An Insider's Guide to Getting on the Water This Summer

If paddling in North Carolina conjures up images of running whitewater in the western reaches of the state and sea kayaking the coast, you may be missing out on one of N.C.’s most diverse paddling destinations.

Best Trails in Winston-Salem, NC

A Quick & Dirty Guide to the Best Mountain Biking in Winston-Salem

The hills of the Triad region offer mountain bikers pumpy ascents, fast and flowy lines and lake vistas.

HopSwap Half Marathon

An Insider’s Guide to Winston-Salem’s HopSwap Half Marathon

Get moving at the the HopSwap Half Marathon in Winston-Salem.

Sauratown Cragging in North Carolina

Winter Cragging at North Carolina’s Sauratown

Sauratown offers some of the best winter cragging in the southeast.

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Winston-Salem #TheFreeWorkout Videos

Carrie Rhodes, MPT at OrthoCarolina takes you through the steps to complete #TheFreeWorkout in Winston-Salem.

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An Insider's Guide to the Booming Running Scene in Winston-Salem

Stop by Foothills Brewing on a Wednesday evening around 6 p.m. and you’ll find the crowd chugging electrolytes instead of beer. Each week, the Foot Soldier Run Club hosts a group run that usually draws about 40 people of all levels and abilities, from aspiring couch-to-5K athletes to marathon runners.

Winston Salem Road Trips

To the Mountains and Back: 10 Easy Outdoor Day Trips from Winston-Salem

Clear your calendar now and finish off a summer full of adventure in the mountains around Winston-Salem with these 10-day trip ideas.

Rock Climbing in Winston-Salem: What to Know and Where to Go

Rock Climbing in Winston-Salem: What to Know and Where to Go

The North Carolina Triad has earned its reputation as one of the Southeast region’s premier climbing destinations, one hold at a time.

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10 Must-Do Summer Adventures in Winston-Salem

Here’s how to hit the trail, take to the air, and get on the water with 10 recommended picks to satisfy your inner adventurer this summer in Winston-Salem.

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Yoga for Enhanced Sports Performance

Typically, competitive athletes focus on strength training with weights. Building strength and muscle mass has its benefits but also dramatically decreases overall flexibility.

Yoga Poses

The 12 Days of Yoga Holiday Workout

Our orthopedic experts are fans of incorporating yoga postures to strengthen and stretch tight muscle groups.

Downward Dog - Child's Pose

Proper Yoga Technique: Child’s Pose

Child’s Pose is a resting yoga pose that helps to reduce stress and fatigue.

Downward-Facing Dog - Yoga Pose

Proper Yoga Technique: Downward-Facing Dog

The yoga pose Downward-Facing Dog is ideal for athletes and the general population.

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CrossFit: You Asked, Jillian Answered

CrossFit is a popular workout, but whether you’re a seasoned vet or brand new, you probably have questions…

Yoga Pose

Proper Yoga Technique: Tree Pose

The Tree Pose in yoga has many benefits.

Yoga

Six Yoga Misconceptions

Yoga is often misunderstood. Its benefits, however, are well known: increased flexibility and strength, improved balance and posture and stress relief to name a few.