OrthoCarolina Hand Surgeons Discover Children, Adults Born without Hand Have Brain Functionality to Control Advanced Prosthetics

Three Charlotte hand surgeons have discovered that people of any age born without a hand already have the functionality needed to control a prosthetic device using only their mind.

July 12, 2019

Top 10 Triad Waterfalls & Swimming Holes

Take a break from the heat with day trips to these 10 top Triad waterfalls and swimming holes.

July 10, 2019

OrthoCarolina Sports Training Center Adult Fitness Classes

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

July 10, 2019

The 6 Best Hikes in Elkin, NC

Here are the six best hikes in Elkin, North Carolina, a former mill town that has been transformed into a trail town.

July 03, 2019

Preventing Soccer Injuries in Young Players

From focusing on core and balance work to diversifying motion, these tips can help prevent soccer injuries from happening.

July 02, 2019

Upper Extremity Injuries in Soccer Are More Common Than You Think

Upper extremity injuries like wrist and finger fractures are common in soccer players and can be missed on the field.

June 28, 2019

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.

June 25, 2019

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!

June 21, 2019

Foam Rolling for Runners

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

June 20, 2019

ACL Tears for Women - Why Female Soccer Players Are 6 Times More Likely to Become Injured

Sports medicine specialist Margaret Lynch, PA-C, joins FOX 46 to discuss to the commonality of ACL tears and how to prevent them.

June 19, 2019

A Shot at a Full Comeback: How One Soccer Player Beat the Dreaded ACL Injury

Female athletes have been known to have a higher risk of injuring their anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, while participating in competitive sports. McKaley Boston knows that pain all too well. This is her comeback story.

June 19, 2019

A Guide to Ultras in the Southeast

Here's a guide to the top ultra races for every state and every season in the Southeast.

June 13, 2019

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.

June 13, 2019

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. 

June 12, 2019

12 of the Best Rail Trails in the Southeast

Here are 12 of the best rail trails in the Southeast for walkers, runners, cyclists, and people seeking ADA-accessible paths.

June 06, 2019

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.

May 28, 2019

'It's Like Playing In Traffic': Pit Crews Prepare for Coca-Cola 600

Director of OrthoCarolina Motorsports William Heisel, who helps make sure the team stays healthy through the NASCAR season, says it’s actually the pit crew that tends to get injured during race week more than the drivers.

May 22, 2019

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.

May 20, 2019

A Beginner's Guide to Fly Fishing the Mountain Streams of the Blue Ridge

Part sport and part art, fly fishing can seem mysterious and intimidating, even if you’ve been bait fishing for years.

May 14, 2019

Kayaking the Haw River Paddle Trail

Kayakers of all abilities can paddle the Haw River Paddle Trail in North Carolina.

May 14, 2019

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.

May 10, 2019

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.

May 09, 2019

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.

May 08, 2019

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.

May 03, 2019

A Family Guide to the NC Kids in Parks Program

North Carolina's Kids in Parks Program is a great resource for families who are new to outdoor activities.

April 25, 2019