4 soccer lessons I’m sharing with my kids

What advice would have been helpful to me as I played over the years?

March 17, 2016

OC Loves Soccer: Andy Hylton

“I like the freedom to make decisions on the field, all you need is a soccer ball and you can play anywhere.”

March 16, 2016

The OrthoCarolina Sportsplex in Pineville NC

The OrthoCarolina Sportsplex is the culmination of Charlotte Soccer Academy’s vision to have a home venue for its teams. The journey started in 2010 when a team evaluated potential sites and culminated with the ribbon cutting and opening of the fields in July 2015.

March 14, 2016

Things that move properly shouldn’t hurt

The benefits of manual therapy combined with exercise
March 13, 2016

Do you get back pain from sitting at your desk?

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

March 12, 2016

First time triathlon success tips

Thinking about signing up for your first triathlon? For many, the idea of training for a swim, bike and run may seem exciting but also a little overwhelming...

March 07, 2016

4 things to do before you lace up this running season

If you’re like me, you’ve noticed temperatures rising and hours of daylight getting longer. That means running season is in stride and fun races are just around the corner.
March 02, 2016

NASCAR champ Kyle Busch’s ‘natural, steady’ recovery started in a minivan

His patient-physical therapist relationship was similar to driver-crew chief
February 21, 2016

Treating the stars and beyond

Drivers, pit crews, officials and admins will travel down to Daytona this weekend to compete in the first of many races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series.
February 10, 2016

Six Yoga Misconceptions

Yoga is often misunderstood. Its benefits, however, are well known: increased flexibility and strength, improved balance and posture and stress relief to name a few.
February 09, 2016

Meet Aaron. OC Loves to Run

Aaron Hewitt, Physician Assistant - Sports Medicine, Cartilage Restoration

February 05, 2016

Train Like an NFL Player to Improve your Run

Before working at OrthoCarolina, I was an athletic trainer for the Minnesota Vikings.
February 03, 2016

Should I run on the treadmill or outside? Is there a difference?

Sometimes, life happens and there’s literally not enough daylight to run--especially in the winter. In order to maintain your running schedule, you might need to get your miles on a treadmill.
February 01, 2016

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