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Stretches for Runners: How to Warm Up & Cool Down

How you prime your body for a run and how you recover afterward influence your overall performance. PTA Mary Jean McKinnon explains dynamic and static stretches to enhance your next run.

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How to Get a Stronger Core & Better Posture

Your core strength and posture are more linked than you might think. Learn why they're crucial to your overall physical health, how they're related and ways you can improve both.

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Health At Home Video Series - Week 4

Ease your joints with 10 minutes of gentle yoga and boost your immune system with 5 simple tips. Here's week 4 of our Health at Home Video Series in partnership with SweatNet Charlotte.

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Health At Home Video Series - Week 3

Build strength with a 10-minute workout for all ages and discover 5 simple ways to manage stress. Here's week 3 of our Health at Home Video Series in partnership with SweatNet Charlotte.

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4 Effective Workouts You Can Do At Home

You don't need fancy gym equipment to work up a good sweat. With only a few empty square feet in your home or yard, you can complete any of these simple and effective workouts.

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Safe Exercises to Combat Low-Back & Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy

Routine exercise may help prepare muscles for childbirth and prevent or lessen back and pelvic pain commonly experienced during pregnancy.

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Health at Home Video Series - Week 2

Relax with a 10-minute meditation and power through the afternoon with a 10-minute mat pilates workout. Here's week 2 of our Health at Home Video Series in partnership with SweatNet Charlotte.

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12 Tips to be Successful with Work at Home Jobs

Whether you’re navigating remote employment temporarily or pursuing an at-home career full time, these tips will help you make the most of the opportunity. 

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The Benefits Of Yoga And How To Get Started

To help introduce you to yoga, we enlisted Annie Clarke, Lululemon yoga ambassador and creator of yoga, recipe and lifestyle website Mind Body Bowl, to discuss the benefits and provide some tips on where to begin, including guides to some of the most common poses you’re likely to try in your first few lessons.

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Let It Go – 7 Yoga Poses to De-stress & Recenter

With so many changes ongoing in our communities, you may have started to notice subsequent stress in your body. It’s important to take time to focus inward with compassion to reduce stress and recenter.

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Virtual Orthopedic Urgent Care Now Open on Weekends

Even in the midst of a pandemic, orthopedic injuries happen. You can now access OrthoCarolina’s Orthopedic Urgent Care (OUC) on the weekends through a video visit.

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Health at Home Video Series - Week 1

Wake up your body with an 8-minute stretch routine and sneak movement into every day in 5 simple steps. Here's week 1 of our Health at Home Video Series in partnership with SweatNet Charlotte.

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Stretching Guide to Ease Tight Muscles

This downloadable stretching guide targets commonly tight muscles to help encourage good posture, enhance your range of motion, reduce the overuse of certain muscle groups, relieve discomfort and support quality rest.

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Deep Breathing for Pain Control & Relaxation

Diaphragmatic breathing is a deep-breathing exercise that can relieve stress, lower your blood pressure, slow your heart rate and more.

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Virtual Therapy: What to Expect

Through virtual therapy, patients can progress toward their physical or hand-therapy and pain-management goals with support from their therapist, all while minimizing social contact.

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Benefits of Telemedicine Video Visits

Telemedicine offers key advantages to keep patients and medical providers connected.

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Simple Yoga to Improve Posture

Poor posture habits increase stress and strain on our spine and joints. One simple yoga pose can help improve your posture and body alignment to minimize this stress.

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How to Boost Productivity When Working from Home

Make the most of working remotely by taking a few extra steps to boost your mood and productivity.

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8 Tips to Strengthen Your Immune System

In addition to washing your hands thoroughly and avoiding people who may be sick, follow these tips to protect yourself against viruses and support a strong immune system.

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The Five Stretches You Need for Your Sore Neck and Shoulders

Finding yourself grabbing your neck and shoulders after a long day at work? Try these physical therapist-approved stretches.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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