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

'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.

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.

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

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.

Kayaking the Haw River Paddle Trail

Kayaking the Haw River Paddle Trail

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

Excel This Summer - Speed & Agility Camps for Young Athletes

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.

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.

Never Leave a Man Behind – Two Physicians Help Another Overcome Injury and Become a Warrior for Good

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.

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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.

A Family Guide to the NC Kids in Parks Program

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.

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Five Ways to Get Your Steps in During the Workday

A physician assistant shares five ways you can sneak in some extra steps at the office. 

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Behind the Scenes of Caring For Some of the County’s Top College Athletes

PA Jeffrey Dabkowski invites us to learn how he keeps Davidson College’s basketball team healthy at home and on the road.

Back Pain? 7 Stretches You Can Do From Your Desk Chair

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.

Physical Performance Testing: Not Just for NFL Hopefuls

Physical Performance Testing: Not Just for NFL Hopefuls

When NFL hopefuls go through drills in the NFL Combine, millions of dollars are on the line but these drills can help you, too, as you chart your athletic progress or as your PT decides if you're ready to get back to activity after an injury.

    Running Race Etiquette

    Running Race Etiquette

    Occasionally poor runner’s etiquette can get in the way of having a good race day experience. Here are a few helpful tips whether you’ve never run a race before or are a seasoned competitor. 

    30-Second Stretching

    The 30-Second Stretching Rule

    It’s common to see runners and other athletes prepare for training by quickly touching their toes or stretching their quads. But how long should you really be holding a stretch?

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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.

    Prepare For Your Work Day With These Six Pilates Exercises

    Prepare For Your Work Day With These Six Pilates Exercises

    We know to warm up and strengthen the muscles before a workout, but we should be doing the same for our bodies as we prepare for a work day.

    Meet Athletic Trainer Pam Brown of OrthoCarolina and Stewart Haas Racing

    Meet Athletic Trainer Pam Brown of OrthoCarolina and Stewart Haas Racing

    As an athletic trainer, Pam Brown serves OrthoCarolina patients and motorsports athletes. Celebrate National Athletic Training month

    11 Ways to Participate in Tuckfest

    11 Ways to Participate in Tuckfest

    11 ways to participate in Tuckfest, a celebration of adventure sports, craft beer, and live music.

    An Insider’s Guide to Charlotte Adventure Racing

    An Insider’s Guide to Charlotte Adventure Racing

    Charlotte's adventure racing scene includes everything from family-friendly races to punishing distance events for seasoned race veterans.

    Everyday Ergonomics - OrthoCarolina Keeps You in the Game

    Work can be a pain. Whether in a car or at a desk, we know sitting can cause our bodies pain and discomfort.

    Meet Angela Shirk, NASCAR Athletic Trainer

    Meet Angela Shirk, NASCAR Athletic Trainer

    How she stayed on track and made her dream come true

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    Should Your Exercise Ball Double as Your Desk Chair? Here’s the Truth.

    We know we shouldn’t sit all day, but most of us have to make a living, which in many cases means we’re stuck at a desk – and in a chair – most of the day.

    Yes You Could Watch Your Own Surgery + Other Questions from Our Trigger Finger & Carpal Tunnel Live Surgery Answered

    Yes You Could Watch Your Own Surgery + Other Questions from Our Trigger Finger & Carpal Tunnel Live Surgery Answered

    When we live streamed from the operating room, our viewers had lots of questions about the surgeries being performed. Our orthopedists have responded with all the answers.

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    Six Things We Learned About the NFL Combine from the Panthers’ Head Team Physician

    The medical knowledge gleaned from the NFL Combine (which itself was started by physicians) will inform the draft.