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.
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.
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.
Take a break from the heat with day trips to these 10 top Triad waterfalls and swimming holes.
From training plans to learning how to properly foam roll, OrthoCarolina has your back as you prepare for your first or next race!
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.
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.
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.
Cold weather can make runners more prone to injuries as muscles tense up and can cause asthmatic flares.
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.
The hills of the Triad region offer mountain bikers pumpy ascents, fast and flowy lines and lake vistas.
Get moving at the the HopSwap Half Marathon in Winston-Salem.
Sauratown offers some of the best winter cragging in the southeast.
Carrie Rhodes, MPT at OrthoCarolina takes you through the steps to complete #TheFreeWorkout 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.
Clear your calendar now and finish off a summer full of adventure in the mountains around Winston-Salem with these 10-day trip ideas.
The North Carolina Triad has earned its reputation as one of the Southeast region’s premier climbing destinations, one hold at a time.
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.
Typically, competitive athletes focus on strength training with weights. Building strength and muscle mass has its benefits but also dramatically decreases overall flexibility.
Our orthopedic experts are fans of incorporating yoga postures to strengthen and stretch tight muscle groups.
Child’s Pose is a resting yoga pose that helps to reduce stress and fatigue.
The yoga pose Downward-Facing Dog is ideal for athletes and the general population.
CrossFit is a popular workout, but whether you’re a seasoned vet or brand new, you probably have questions…