When NFL hopefuls go through drills in the NFL Combine, millions of dollars are on the line but these drills can help you, too, as you chart your athletic progress or as your PT decides if you're ready to get back to activity after an injury.
Occasionally poor runner’s etiquette can get in the way of having a good race day experience. Here are a few helpful tips whether you’ve never run a race before or are a seasoned competitor.
It’s common to see runners and other athletes prepare for training by quickly touching their toes or stretching their quads. But how long should you really be holding a stretch?
The medical knowledge gleaned from the NFL Combine (which itself was started by physicians) will inform the draft.
In seventh grade, she almost got cut from the basketball team, but Dr. Julie Woodside’s future held an NCAA basketball career where she learned the focus that propelled her into orthopedic surgery.
Life making it hard to get to the gym? Here's a list of resources that provide free workouts.
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.
After OC Physical Therapist Assistant Mary Jean followed through on a year of Pilates classes, she looks back at the results she’s seen, including a 15-second reduction in her mile pace.
It’s no surprise that fitness is one of the top New Year’s resolutions year after year. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the top resolutions that isn’t fulfilled.
Many of us make healthy resolutions every year, stick to them for a while, and inevitably break them. Sound familiar?
Even with good intentions, many goal-setters fail to see their resolutions through for any significant amount of time.
To Mia, dancing The Nutcracker is an obligatory part of the holiday season. At 16 years old, she dances five days a week for 20 hours a week. She will do anything to stay on her toes and one day dance in New York.
After this workout, Rudolph may have been happy that he didn't have to participate in those reindeer games! Physical therapist Sarah Dobroka has helped us get into the holiday spirit by putting together this calorie-sleighing workout.
Cold weather can make runners more prone to injuries as muscles tense up and can cause asthmatic flares.
Thanksgiving is upon us once again. That means lots of family time, lots of football and well, lots of food. To help alleviate some of the damage that second round of desserts left, Tyler Brady, physical therapist at OrthoCarolina's University physical therapy clinic, helped us come up a lower body circuit.
The holiday season is upon us. It’s the time of the year to enjoy celebrating and spending time with family and friends; however, for many, it’s also the time of the year that disrupts schedules and interrupts progress with health goals.
While many of our docs like to cook up a storm during the holidays, even they can be picky when it comes to what they put on their plates.
While there may be no perfect way to run for everyone, we can all benefit from a few tips that can improve running efficiency.
This circuit workout is all tricks so you can have a few more of those delicious treats!
Tennis elbow is tendinosis of a muscle called the extensor carpi radialis brevis, which affects the tendon attached to the bone on the outer part of the elbow. When that tendon is damaged from overuse, it can cause weakness and pain around the area that often also radiates into the arm.
Cauliflower gnocchi is flying off the shelves at Trader Joe's. Get inspired with three ways to make these carb-saving potato substitutes.
If you’ve been to a local high school sports event, you may have seen OrthoCarolina staff on the sidelines. We learn from one PA how they keep athletes safe during competition.