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,”
Michael Waltrip takes over the OrthoCarolina Twitter account
Epidemiological Study Tracks Upper Extremity Injury Trends  in NASCAR Drivers and Pit Crew

Epidemiological Study Tracks Upper Extremity Injury Trends in NASCAR Drivers and Pit Crew

Any sport will cause wear and tear on the bodies of athletes over time, but for a NASCAR pit crew, roles on the team can play a big role in the type of injuries they face.
NASCAR champ Kyle Busch’s ‘natural, steady’ recovery started in a minivan

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

His patient-physical therapist relationship was similar to driver-crew chief
Treating the stars and beyond

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.
From Fractures to Fire Suits

From Fractures to Fire Suits

How one athletic trainer does double duty as a NASCAR pit crew member
NASCAR Medicine

NASCAR Medicine

In the Fast Lane with PA Bill Heisel
Why Position-Specific Injuries are Common in NASCAR

Why Position-Specific Injuries are Common in NASCAR

“In what other sport do you get a 15-second break every hour?” –Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
How Tony Stewart, Kyle Busch got back on track

How Tony Stewart, Kyle Busch got back on track

OrthoCarolina, a Charlotte orthopedic clinic. Over the past decade, OrthoCarolina staff members have become as much a part of the NASCAR traveling circus as the other regulars who roam the same roads as drivers, crews and officials.
Meet Angela Sneed, NASCAR Athletic Trainer

Meet Angela Sneed, NASCAR Athletic Trainer

How she stayed on track and made her dream come true
NASCAR’s Most Prevalent Injuries

NASCAR’s Most Prevalent Injuries

In 12 seconds, some pit crews can change four tires, lug nuts, fill a race car with fuel and send it on its way.
Gauging an Injury: An Update on NASCAR‘s Nate Bolling

Gauging an Injury: An Update on NASCAR‘s Nate Bolling

Denny Hamlin’s Jackman on the Mend
Treating Position-Specific Injuries in NASCAR: Upper Extremities

Treating Position-Specific Injuries in NASCAR: Upper Extremities

Fast fact: As of 2013 there were 3,000 published injury studies on football, 1,000 each on baseball and basketball, 140 on bowling, 43 on arm-wrestling and 7 on tug-of-war. NASCAR injury studies? There were 3.

Putting a Brake on Injuries: The Role of the OrthoCarolina Motorsports Team

OrthoCarolina’s Motorsports crew seems to be everywhere. Tasked with the health and medical treatment for many teams and athletes, they’re at the track nearly every weekend and at the race shops during the week.
What it’s Like to be an Athletic Trainer to NASCAR Teams [Podcast]

What it’s Like to be an Athletic Trainer to NASCAR Teams [Podcast]

Angela Sneed, ATC at OrthoCarolina, joins AT Podcast to talk motorsports and more
A Different Kind of Bodywork:  How OrthoCarolina Works with NASCAR Teams

A Different Kind of Bodywork: How OrthoCarolina Works with NASCAR Teams

By the time “Drivers, start your engines!” roars above the din of an excited NASCAR crowd, the OrthoCarolina Motorsports team has been at work for many hours.
A Need for Speed: How a NASCAR Pit Crew Deals with Injury Risk

A Need for Speed: How a NASCAR Pit Crew Deals with Injury Risk

OrthoCarolina’s motorsports team takes care of crew and drivers during the long NASCAR season. The care they provide runs the spectrum from injury diagnosis, care, pre- and post-op treatment, to physical therapy and more.
OrthoCarolina in the Fast Lane

OrthoCarolina in the Fast Lane

This year’s winners (Matt Kenseth, Duel #1, and Denny Hamlin, Duel #2), are both with our partner Joe Gibbs Racing.