Cheerleading, Strength and Safety: What to Know

Cheerleading, Strength and Safety: What to Know

As we enter the month of August, many children and teenagers are headed back to school. Many of us remember our high school football games on Friday night with the cheerleading team on the sidelines helping to lead the crowd in chants to help their football team win the game.
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En Pointe: What Ballet Dancers Should Know About Injury Prevention

En Pointe: What Ballet Dancers Should Know About Injury Prevention

As students head back to school, many dancers head back to the studio and a vigorous training schedule.
A Shift in Transportation: OC Bikes to Work
Mindfulness to Improve Recovery

Mindfulness to Improve Recovery

In today’s busy world we are constantly moving fast and multi-tasking.
Protect Your Hands While Gardening

Protect Your Hands While Gardening

When the spring season is in full bloom, many of us are eager to get outside and enjoy the nice weather.
CrossFit: You Asked, Jillian Answered

CrossFit: You Asked, Jillian Answered

CrossFit is a popular workout, but whether you’re a seasoned vet or brand new, you probably have questions…
Stepping Up to the Plate to Prevent Throwing Injuries in Baseball

Stepping Up to the Plate to Prevent Throwing Injuries in Baseball

Safe pitching practices help avoid overuse
Taking Care of Collegiate Athletes

Taking Care of Collegiate Athletes

Keeping the Charlotte 49ers in the game
Outlasting the Spartan Race: An OT’s Top Tips

Outlasting the Spartan Race: An OT’s Top Tips

Courageous and valiant. Tough and unshakable.
Why We Are Athletic Trainers

Why We Are Athletic Trainers

National Athletic Training Month is held every March to offer awareness about Athletic Training as a profession

Older, Wiser, Stronger, Fitter: Balance for Seniors can be FUN

When treating clients to prevent a fall or unfortunately after a fall has caused an injury, physical therapists promote many exercises including balance retraining.
Osteoporosis and Exercise

Osteoporosis and Exercise

You’ve been given the diagnosis of Osteoporosis and your doctor wants you to do weight bearing activities to improve your bone health.
Things that move properly shouldn’t hurt

Things that move properly shouldn’t hurt

The benefits of manual therapy combined with exercise

Do you get back pain from sitting at your desk?

Ergonomics and the “90-90-90 Position”: Why ‘how’ you sit is so important.
Train Like an NFL Player to Improve your Run

Train Like an NFL Player to Improve your Run

Before working at OrthoCarolina, I was an athletic trainer for the Minnesota Vikings.
Do You Know Tabata?

Do You Know Tabata?

You can do anything for 20 seconds, right? No sweat. But, have you met Tabata?
Dive in:  11 things to know about aquatic therapy

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