Charlotte Soccer Academy Player of the Month - December 2016

Charlotte Soccer Academy Player of the Month - December 2016

CSA and OC Player of the Month Charlotte Soccer Academy and OrthoCarolina have partnered to present the Charlotte Soccer Academy Player of the Month Award. Each month, we will recognize an outstanding player.
Don’t Be Afraid to Be the Guy in Yoga Class

Don’t Be Afraid to Be the Guy in Yoga Class

Before I started doing yoga, I didn’t know what energy flow meant from a yoga perspective.
OrthoCarolina's Darren Harris: Hiking is a Family Affair

OrthoCarolina's Darren Harris: Hiking is a Family Affair

Darren Harris, the Practice Administrator at OrthoCarolina’s Hickory, North Carolina office, and his family have an interesting holiday tradition.
Eastern Slickrock Ride in Asheville, NC

Eastern Slickrock Ride in Asheville, NC

Riding Slickrock at Dupont State Recreation Area. ... powered by OrthoCarolina thru a partnership with RootsRated.com
Marathon Prep Tips

Marathon Prep Tips

With each marathon, I’ve learned tips to help me be as prepared as possible to run. Here are my top learnings.
26.Brew Infused – Carla’s Story

26.Brew Infused – Carla’s Story

I love runners. When I took over as NoDa Brewery Run Club director a year ago I was beyond excited to put fresh energy into our Wednesday night brew runs.
Yoga for Back Pain Relief

Yoga for Back Pain Relief

Low back pain is extremely common whether you are an athlete or work a sedentary job.
Building on Your Workout Routine: Top Tips for Strength Training

Building on Your Workout Routine: Top Tips for Strength Training

From bodybuilding to CrossFit, from barre workouts to bodyweight workouts, from free weights to machines, the options for weight lifting and strength training are almost denser than muscle mass itself.
Pushing Limits: lululemon® Adventure

Pushing Limits: lululemon® Adventure

But to make progress you must keep moving, excuses don’t help you reach goals. I took this mentality with me as I boarded the plane. I was going to have to push my body mentally and physically to get through the next three days.
FOAM ROLLING GUIDE FOR RUNNERS

FOAM ROLLING GUIDE FOR RUNNERS

How does foam rolling help runners?
Trekker’s Wisdom: Tips For Your Next Hike

Trekker’s Wisdom: Tips For Your Next Hike

"Since that hike, I’ve learned a few helpful tips to prep my body for hiking, including key areas to strengthen, warm-ups to incorporate and appropriate trail gear."
A Non-Runner Signs Up for 13.1 Miles

A Non-Runner Signs Up for 13.1 Miles

I’ve never considered myself a runner, in fact, running has never been a strong suit for me.
A Lifelong Love of Cycling

A Lifelong Love of Cycling

For Rita DuPont, the Physiatry Fellowship Coordinator at OrthoCarolina, cycling has been a lifelong passion.
Rest to Run Better

Rest to Run Better

Here are a few guidelines to ensure your body is getting the rest it needs.
Yoga Poses for Balance

Yoga Poses for Balance

Tree pose, standing pose and warrior pose are incredibly effective yoga postures to build, improve and maintain balance.
Soccer: Eye Injury Treatment

Soccer: Eye Injury Treatment

Andy Hylton, OrthoCarolina physician assistant and former professional soccer player says direct blows to the eyes generally result in temporary blurry vision and can result in a "black eye", but occasionally a more serious eye injury can occur.
The Best Paddle-In Campgrounds in the Carolinas

The Best Paddle-In Campgrounds in the Carolinas

From the cool waters of Lake Jocassee to the brackish tidal swamps out east, the Carolinas are home to a huge variety of flat water paddling experiences.
Working to the Bone: How NASCAR’s Mike Hicks Rebounded from Double Injuries

Working to the Bone: How NASCAR’s Mike Hicks Rebounded from Double Injuries

“Without Bill {Heisel, PA-C, Director of OrthoCarolina Motorsports] and Ken {Breath] and their team I wouldn’t be back where I am today,”
Why I Love Fitness…and Teaching Fitness

Why I Love Fitness…and Teaching Fitness

My desire to teach was inspired by many things... But most of all, I loved what group fitness did for me personally and I wanted to return the favor
National Women's Health and Fitness Day

National Women's Health and Fitness Day

National Women’s Health and Fitness Day, held the last week in September, is an effort to bring attention to the importance of regular physical activity and health awareness for women.