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Ergonomics in the Studio with Radio's Matt & Ramona

OrthoCarolina sends a physical therapist to help 107.9 The Link's Matt & Ramona get more comfortable in the studio with these ergonomics tips.

OrthoCarolina Ergonomics Coach

With 85% of the population experiencing back pain at some point in their lives, OrthoCarolina is using Ergonomics Coaches to address important issues that contribute to your health.

Why a Physical Therapist Opts for a Standing Desk

Back pain is a common complaint from those who sit all day. A standing desk can provide relief and a better working position.

Five Ways to Get Your Steps in During the Workday

A physician assistant shares five ways you can sneak in some extra steps at the office. 

Back Pain? 7 Stretches You Can Do From Your Desk Chair

Lower back pain is a common ailment. Try these physical therapist-recommended stretches right at your desk chair to help.

Carpal Tunnel Pain & Numbness Keeping You Up at Night? Try This At-Home Option First.

Commonly caused by repetitive motion, carpal tunnel syndrome treatment can start with non-operative options.

Prepare For Your Work Day With These Six Pilates Exercises

We know to warm up and strengthen the muscles before a workout, but we should be doing the same for our bodies as we prepare for a work day.

Everyday Ergonomics - OrthoCarolina Keeps You in the Game

Work can be a pain. Whether in a car or at a desk, we know sitting can cause our bodies pain and discomfort.

Should Your Exercise Ball Double as Your Desk Chair? Here’s the Truth.

We know we shouldn’t sit all day, but most of us have to make a living, which in many cases means we’re stuck at a desk – and in a chair – most of the day.

Yes You Could Watch Your Own Surgery + Other Questions from Our Trigger Finger & Carpal Tunnel Live Surgery Answered

When we live streamed from the operating room, our viewers had lots of questions about the surgeries being performed. Our orthopedists have responded with all the answers.

7 of Your Most Burning Questions about Standing Desks Answered by a Physical Therapist

We’ve been told over and over that sitting too much is highly detrimental to your health. The reality is that many of us have to sit at a desk for much of the day. 

But does the fact that too much sitting is bad mean that investing in a standing desk is the best solution?

Sitting All Day? Try These 5 Gentle Stretches to Relieve Pain

Activities and professions that require a lot of sitting can also result in a lot of pain. At the end of your day, try these stretches to get those sore muscles moving.

If You Sit at a Desk All Day, This Muscle Might Be in Danger

It’s not as well-known as its companion muscle the gluteus maximus, but the gluteus medius has an important job: to stabilize the pelvis and hips. Here's what to know about sitting.

Inside the Operating Room: Trigger Finger and Carpal Tunnel Surgery

OrthoCarolina stepped inside the operating room to live stream a trigger finger and carpal tunnel surgery. 

3 Hand-Care Recommendations From an Orthopedist

We think about stretching our backs, massaging our necks and taking care of the part of our bodies that work that hardest, but hands can be overlooked. A specialist offers three ways to give your hardworking hands a little TLC.

How to Set Up a Healthy Workstation

Whether you work from home or in an office, there are proper ways to set up a workstation that encourages comfort and efficiency. 

Five Symptoms That Point to Trigger Finger

The result of overuse, trigger finger is a common but extremely painful condition that can cause the catching, locking and popping of the painful finger.

Office Ergonomics: Your How-To Guide for Sitting at Your Desk

Neck and low back pain is a prevalent issue in American society; up to 80% of people will experience low back pain in their lifetime. Particularly as our daily activities become more sedentary, we see that poor posture is the main contributor to neck and back pain. Here's your how-to guide for sitting at your desk.