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?
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.
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.
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.
OrthoCarolina stepped inside the operating room to live stream a trigger finger and carpal tunnel surgery.
Whether you work from home or in an office, there are proper ways to set up a workstation that encourages comfort and efficiency.
Charlotte has some great events going on throughout the year. Here are nine of the best.
Choose one of these family-friendly Triad hikes for your next family adventure.
These top adventures should be on your North Carolina bucket list for winter.
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.
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.
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.
Skiing and snowboarding are thriving across the South thanks to advanced snowmaking technology and improved amenities at resorts.
If you're in Charlotte, you can take a day trip to the mountains of western North Carolina for great snowshoeing and skiing.
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.
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.
Charlotte's mild winters and trails near downtown make it easy to train outside in all four seasons.
North Carolina’s national forests offer world class hiking, climbing, mountain biking, and backcountry camping,
Your guide to 48 hours of outdoor adventure and great food, drinks, and entertainment in Charlotte.
A guide to training programs, local clubs, and other resources to help you plug in to Winston-Salem's trail running scene.