Feasting on Fall Views at Doughton Park

Doughton Park, located between milepost 238 and 246, is the largest recreation area along the 469 mile Blue Ridge Parkway.

Injury Prevention for Student Athletes

There are around two million injuries in youth sports every year. What is good news for parents and coaches? The majority of these injuries are preventable.

WFNZ Visits the OrthoCarolina Sports Training Center

Nick and Josh talk a lot about sports during their daily radio show on WFNZ but when it comes to performance they're visiting the OrthoCarolina Sports Training Center.

Bicycling.com: Does Sweating Profusely Mean You Get a Better Workout?

Finishing every workout drenched is a good thing right? Well, maybe. Sports medicine experts explain. 

From a Hip Replacement to a Slam Dunk

For a former professional basketball player, having a hip replacement allowed him to return to his passion. 

Mindfulness to Improve Recovery

In today’s busy world we are constantly moving fast and multi-tasking.

Running. Improved.

Running means different things to different people.

For some it's an Outlet, acts as Recovery, provides Therapy, builds Health and helps find Optimism (Ortho).

How to Prepare for Race Day

With race day around the corner, you may be wondering what to expect. Top runners in the community share how to best prepare. 

Where to Run in Charlotte

Some of Charlotte's most active runners share where they like to hit the pavement in the Queen City. 

Overtraining: When it Comes to Running, How Much is Too Much?

Keep in mind these five tips to prevent the symptoms of overtraining. 

Our Favorite Charlotte Runners Share Their Training Motivation

It's not always easy to lace up and go for a run. When you'd trade in your running shoes for Netflix, check out how these runners motivate themselves. 

Training Tips for New Runners

If you're new to running, training can seem daunting. Top fitness advocates give their best advice to keep you motivated. 

Trail Running Tips

In hot summer months, many runners are ready to trade in the pavement for a shady trail run.

What Running Means to Them

We teamed up with six fitness advocates in the community and found out how running has improved their lives.

What Music Do Runners Listen To?

Need some music inspiration while you hit the pavement? Look no further. 

OrthoCarolina Sports Training Center Adult Fitness Classes

Bored with your regular gym routine? No two workouts are ever the same.

Dynamic Stretches for Runners

Wondering how you should be stretching before a run? The more movement, the better. 

Trying to Stay Hydrated? The Truth About Sports Drinks VS. Water

Read the label – sports and energy drinks may have more in them than you bargained for.

Training For Your Next Race With OrthoCarolina

From training plans to learning how to properly foam roll, OrthoCarolina has your back as you prepare for your first or next race!

Foam Rolling for Runners

Foam rolling can help runners relax tight muscles and increase flexibility. These exercises target specific muscle groups for runners.

The Different Kinds of Runs You See on Training Plans and Why Each Are Important

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.

You Asked: 10K Training Plan FAQ's

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. 

10k Training Plans From a Physical Therapist

Whether you're training for your first 10k or looking for that new personal record, our physical therapist authored training plans will help get you there.

Excel This Summer - Speed & Agility Camps for Young Athletes

Your child will get a leg up on the competition in our summer camps specialized to improve strength and agility and excel at combine testing.

Never Leave a Man Behind – Two Physicians Help Another Overcome Injury and Become a Warrior for Good

An injury just days before he was slated to run the Boston Marathon didn’t keep a local anesthesiologist from his goals.