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How Ironman Athletes Train in Charlotte

How Ironman Athletes Train in Charlotte

What are the chances that two Charlotte-area triathletes from the same team qualify for the Ironman World Championship in the same year?
SUP Charlotte: How and Where to Launch Your Board in the Queen City

SUP Charlotte: How and Where to Launch Your Board in the Queen City

Here’s everything you need to know to SUP in Charlotte.
Five Exercises for the Swimming Athlete to Complete Out of the Water

Five Exercises for the Swimming Athlete to Complete Out of the Water

Swimming for the high school and collegiate athlete is a year round commitment that demands hours in the pool each week. Here are five exercises that target mobility of the shoulder and upper back, strength of the rotator cuff and surrounding core muscles.
4 Fantastic Waterfalls Within a 2-Hour Drive of Charlotte

4 Fantastic Waterfalls Within a 2-Hour Drive of Charlotte

Staying active in the peak of the Charlotte summer is tough. The humidity on those steamy, Southern days feels like a backpack, weighing you down while you hike or run. Finding the trails that offer some respite is an essential strategy for outdoor enthusiasts here.
Hear it from an Athletic Trainer: Why Warming Up is a Crucial Piece in Your Soccer Training Plan

Hear it from an Athletic Trainer: Why Warming Up is a Crucial Piece in Your Soccer Training Plan

If you could increase your soccer skill level efficiency, drastically reduce your chance of injury, and help your body feel better before and after soccer, would you want to know how?
FOOTBALL!  FOOTBALL!  FOOTBALL! What to Know About Injury Prevention at the High School & College Level
Meet the Athletic Trainer

Meet the Athletic Trainer

James Wood, M.Div., LAT, ATC, CSCS
The 12 Days of Yoga Holiday Workout

The 12 Days of Yoga Holiday Workout

Our orthopedic experts are fans of incorporating yoga postures to strengthen and stretch tight muscle groups.
FOAM ROLLING GUIDE FOR RUNNERS

FOAM ROLLING GUIDE FOR RUNNERS

How does foam rolling help runners?
National Physical Therapy Month: What Our Patients Say

National Physical Therapy Month: What Our Patients Say

Below are some comments from our patients about their OrthoCarolina physical therapy experience. We are grateful for our PTs, their service and hard work!
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner’s Knee): What to Know

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner’s Knee): What to Know

In the running community, patellofemoral pain syndrome (“PFPS”), or Runner’s Knee, has a reputation for being painful and frustrating.