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Top National Park Day Hikes From Charlotte

Top National Park Day Hikes From Charlotte

From the Frasier fir and Norway spruce-clad peaks of the Smokies to the bald cypress and tupelo-covered floodplain of Congaree, surprising biodiversity awaits you in the National Park sites just a day’s drive from Charlotte.
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.
2016 Battle For Hornets' Nest Game

2016 Battle For Hornets' Nest Game

The Hornets' Nest series began in the 1979-80 season. Davidson won the 2015 Battle for the Hornets' Nest, in Charlotte's Halton Arena.

Primetime Run Club Podcast

A production of WFNZ, Host Chris Kroeger chats up all things running. Guest range from the casual runner to the expert, with some medical suggestions sprinkled in as well! Enjoy.
The 30-Second Stretching Rule

The 30-Second Stretching Rule

It’s common to see runners at the start of a race quickly touching their toes or stretching their quads
Partnership with Lake Norman Tennis Center Is More than Just Tennis

Partnership with Lake Norman Tennis Center Is More than Just Tennis

OrthoCarolina takes pride in forming partnerships with sports organizations throughout the community, from professional teams, to youth leagues.
RootsRated features Charlotte-area outdoors expertise

RootsRated features Charlotte-area outdoors expertise

OrthoCarolina has partnered with RootsRated for a new online feature that connects users with the best outdoor experiences in and around Charlotte, hand-picked by local outdoor retailers and their networks of local experts.
Three Injuries, Three Months: Sarah’s Story

Three Injuries, Three Months: Sarah’s Story

At age 28, I was in the best shape of my life...
NASCAR Medicine

NASCAR Medicine

In the Fast Lane with PA Bill Heisel
Cheerleading and Injury Risk

Cheerleading and Injury Risk

The American Medical Association recently declared cheerleading a sport, saying that the rigors and risks led them to the decision.

Putting a Brake on Injuries: The Role of the OrthoCarolina Motorsports Team

OrthoCarolina’s Motorsports crew seems to be everywhere. Tasked with the health and medical treatment for many teams and athletes, they’re at the track nearly every weekend and at the race shops during the week.
A Different Kind of Bodywork:  How OrthoCarolina Works with NASCAR Teams

A Different Kind of Bodywork: How OrthoCarolina Works with NASCAR Teams

By the time “Drivers, start your engines!” roars above the din of an excited NASCAR crowd, the OrthoCarolina Motorsports team has been at work for many hours.
A Need for Speed: How a NASCAR Pit Crew Deals with Injury Risk

A Need for Speed: How a NASCAR Pit Crew Deals with Injury Risk

OrthoCarolina’s motorsports team takes care of crew and drivers during the long NASCAR season. The care they provide runs the spectrum from injury diagnosis, care, pre- and post-op treatment, to physical therapy and more.
LNSC Teams Up with OrthoCarolina for Executive Sponsorship!

LNSC Teams Up with OrthoCarolina for Executive Sponsorship!

Lake Norman Soccer Club is proud to announce our new partnership with OrthoCarolina. For years, OrthoCarolina has provided the Southeast region with comprehensive musculoskeletal care including operative and non-operative care.

ACL Reconstruction by Scott L. Smith

Surgical procedure for ACL Reconstruction