The CSA OrthoCarolina Player of the Month

The CSA OrthoCarolina 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.
Midfoot Strike for Runners

Midfoot Strike for Runners

A midfoot strike is ideal for runners and helps reduce the force and shock to a runner’s hip, knee and ankle.
Test Your Running Shoes

Test Your Running Shoes

Runners are often quick to blame shoes for injuries, and although not always the case, a properly functioning running shoe is important.
Treating a Nosebleed

Treating a Nosebleed

Injuries to the face are common in soccer, most often occurring though direct impact with either a soccer ball or collision between players.
Beginner Hot Yoga Tips

Beginner Hot Yoga Tips

Hot yoga is the art of practicing yoga in a heated room. The added heat allows your body to stretch deeper and muscles to lengthen longer.
Bill Heisel: Keeping Athletes Healthy from Kayak to Racetrack

Bill Heisel: Keeping Athletes Healthy from Kayak to Racetrack

As even a casual viewer knows, the physical challenges facing a motorsports crew are significant...
Running Cadence Counts

Running Cadence Counts

One of the joys of running is the ability to throw on your running shoes, hit the road and let your mind relax.
High Plank for Core Strength

High Plank for Core Strength

Jenni recommends runners focus on building core strength as part of an overall training plan.
Group Running Drills: How Can They Help You?

Group Running Drills: How Can They Help You?

Plus, three drills to try on your own
Fishing Around Charlotte

Fishing Around Charlotte

Insider Tips from a Lifelong Enthusiast
Your Running Form Matters

Your Running Form Matters

Running with good form can help runners be more efficient, improve overall performance and avoid injury.
Easy dynamic warm up for runners via the Charlotte Agenda

Easy dynamic warm up for runners via the Charlotte Agenda

OrthoCarolina trainer Chris Gabriel teaches Katie Levans how to warm up for a run with four easy moves
Running Partner Rules

Running Partner Rules

My favorite running partner is my wife Amanda. Running together gives us dedicated time away from hectic schedules and opportunities to build memories around races.
Running with a Purpose

Running with a Purpose

At OrthoCarolina we are big supporters of Isabella’s Dream Team. Read Erin’s full story, and learn how to get involved to help end childhood cancer.
Finding New Outdoor Pursuits When Injury Strikes

Finding New Outdoor Pursuits When Injury Strikes

As the director of clinical operations for OrthoCarolina, David Little has seen plenty of athletes stopped in their tracks by injury.
Avoiding Injuries is Easy (If You Take Matt Dobler's Advice)

Avoiding Injuries is Easy (If You Take Matt Dobler's Advice)

The staff at OrthoCarolina offers tips on staying healthy and their favorite way to spend a day outside in Charlotte.
OrthoCarolina VP Goes from Couch to 100-Milers

OrthoCarolina VP Goes from Couch to 100-Milers

Growing up in the outdoor paradise of Canberra, Australia, Ben Smoker was always active as a kid.
Shin Splints in Soccer

Shin Splints in Soccer

The pain of shin splits can sideline your game.
Dog Friendly Trails in Charlotte (Plus Pro Tips to Get You Started)

Dog Friendly Trails in Charlotte (Plus Pro Tips to Get You Started)

Running a dog has even more direct training benefits than simply wearing them out.
How to Avoid Rock Climbing Injuries: Talking with OrthoCarolina’s Stacy Rumfelt

How to Avoid Rock Climbing Injuries: Talking with OrthoCarolina’s Stacy Rumfelt

The middle of November can be a tricky time for spending time outdoors in central Carolina.