Meet Kevin. OC Loves to Run

Kevin Casey, Physician Assistant, General Orthopedics, Ironman Finisher

January 27, 2016

Meet Katie. OC Loves To Run

Katie White, Physical Therapist and Clinical Manager
January 18, 2016

Do You Know Tabata?

You can do anything for 20 seconds, right? No sweat. But, have you met Tabata?
January 13, 2016

Dive in: 11 things to know about aquatic therapy

One of the biggest splashes in physical therapy in recent years is the evolution of aquatic therapy
December 19, 2015

Running reflections as I turn 40

I turn 40 today. Last weekend, I ran a marathon trying to break four hours...
December 18, 2015

Rehabbing Kyle Busch

Bill Heisel of OrthoCarolina Motorsports and Physical Therapist Ken Breath join us to discuss how they were able to get Kyle Busch ready to win the Sprint Cup Championship after breaking his leg

December 03, 2015

When Can My Child Start Lifting Weights?

I get asked this question almost daily, so if it’s something you’ve pondered as a parent, know that you are not alone.

November 03, 2015

Why We Chose to be Physical Therapists

Our physical therapists at OrthoCarolina play a big role in rehabilitation, and PT is an important part of the work we do to help our patients maximize long-term health benefits.
October 29, 2015

What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy – Multi Radiance Medical Laser®

Laser treatment is a non-invasive therapeutic modality, or treatment, designed to reduce and relieve chronic pain that can happen as the result of a variety different orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions.

October 27, 2015

RootsRated features Charlotte-area outdoors expertise

OrthoCarolina has partnered with RootsRated for a new online feature that connects users with the best outdoor experiences in and around Charlotte, hand-picked by local outdoor retailers and their networks of local experts.
October 26, 2015

National Physical Therapy Month: What Our Patients Say

Below are some comments from our patients about their OrthoCarolina physical therapy experience. We are grateful for our PTs, their service and hard work!
October 21, 2015

Our PTs: They’ve Got Your Back…and Your Legs…and More…

October is National Physical Therapy Month
October 02, 2015

From Fractures to Fire Suits

How one athletic trainer does double duty as a NASCAR pit crew member
September 30, 2015

Cervicogenic Headaches: Long name; treatable problem

Most of us have had a headache before and know that they are…well, a headache.
September 16, 2015

Three Injuries, Three Months: Sarah’s Story

At age 28, I was in the best shape of my life...

August 21, 2015

Going the Extra Mile: Helping Care Ring Cross the Finish Line

Each August we take to the streets with our fellow runners for the annual OrthoCarolina 10K Classic.
August 20, 2015

The Ultimate List: Our Top 50 Tips for Running Your First Race

Running your first race can be scary, exhilarating and everything in between.

August 19, 2015

Patience is Probably the Best Quality in a Runner

I spend a lot of time playing the numbers game and weighing probabilities of various outcomes as a running coach...

August 17, 2015

Indoor Cycling and Your Core

Exercise and staying fit is a big part of Dr. David Anderson’s life.

August 06, 2015

Why the Core Muscles are Different from Other Muscles

The core is the part of the human body located between the pelvic floor and diaphragm, and its main job is to hold and protect your spine.
July 29, 2015

Charlotte Soccer Academy Officially Unveils OrthoCarolina Sportsplex

The OrthoCarolina Sportsplex will house six fields, including five artificial turf fields, with one of the turf fields being a FIFA 2-certified surface. An adjacent 20,000 square foot building will contain the CSA club store, administrative offices, changing facilities and physical therapy space.

July 21, 2015

Beyond the Soccer Field: How your soccer player can stay in shape over the summer

If you’re a parent like I am, most of us strive to create every opportunity and environment for success for our children, whether it’s on or off the turf.

July 17, 2015

NASCAR Medicine

In the Fast Lane with PA Bill Heisel

July 13, 2015

Turf Toe

“Turf Toe” is a term commonly used to refer to pain, swelling, or joint stiffness at the base of the big toe, caused by a sprain to the ligaments and joint capsule

June 29, 2015

Do you get back pain from sitting at your desk?

Ergonomics and the “90-90-90 Position”: Why ‘how’ you sit is so important

June 24, 2015