The 30-Second Stretching Rule

The 30-Second Stretching Rule

It’s common to see runners at the start of a race quickly touching their toes or stretching their quads
Pre-Run Warm-Up: How to Properly Get Your Body Prepared to Run

Pre-Run Warm-Up: How to Properly Get Your Body Prepared to Run

Warming up your body properly can increase running performance and reduce the chance of injury.
Introducing 26.Brew!

Introducing 26.Brew!

A Half & Full Marathon Training Program powered by OrthoCarolina
Take Your Run on Vacation

Take Your Run on Vacation

The runner’s wave is a universal welcoming language.
First time triathlon success tips

First time triathlon success tips

Thinking about signing up for your first triathlon? For many, the idea of training for a swim, bike and run may seem exciting but also a little overwhelming...
A Well Balanced Runner

A Well Balanced Runner

As a foot and ankle provider, I often get asked a TON of questions regarding running...
4 things to do before you lace up this running season

4 things to do before you lace up this running season

If you’re like me, you’ve noticed temperatures rising and hours of daylight getting longer. That means running season is in stride and fun races are just around the corner.
Meet Aaron. OC Loves to Run

Meet Aaron. OC Loves to Run

Aaron Hewitt, Physician Assistant - Sports Medicine, Cartilage Restoration

Should I run on the treadmill or outside? Is there a difference?

Sometimes, life happens and there’s literally not enough daylight to run--especially in the winter. In order to maintain your running schedule, you might need to get your miles on a treadmill.
Meet Kevin. OC Loves to Run

Meet Kevin. OC Loves to Run

Kevin Casey, Physician Assistant, General Orthopedics, Ironman Finisher
Meet Katie. OC Loves To Run

Meet Katie. OC Loves To Run

Katie White, Physical Therapist and Clinical Manager
Run Safe this Winter

Run Safe this Winter

Running in the winter can be an exhilarating challenge. But it also presents unique challenges and can add a higher risk for injuries.
How to plan your New Year’s resolution to start or restart running

How to plan your New Year’s resolution to start or restart running

It’s no surprise that fitness is one of the top New Year’s resolutions year after year. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the top resolutions that isn’t fulfilled.
Running reflections as I turn 40

Running reflections as I turn 40

I turn 40 today. Last weekend, I ran a marathon trying to break four hours...
Three Injuries, Three Months: Sarah’s Story

Three Injuries, Three Months: Sarah’s Story

At age 28, I was in the best shape of my life...
Going the Extra Mile: Helping Care Ring Cross the Finish Line

Going the Extra Mile: Helping Care Ring Cross the Finish Line

Each August we take to the streets with our fellow runners for the annual OrthoCarolina 10K Classic.
The Ultimate List: Our Top 50 Tips for Running Your First Race

The Ultimate List: Our Top 50 Tips for Running Your First Race

Running your first race can be scary, exhilarating and everything in between.
Patience is Probably the Best Quality in a Runner

Patience is Probably the Best Quality in a Runner

I spend a lot of time playing the numbers game and weighing probabilities of various outcomes as a running coach...
Running + Beer: A Hoppy Way to Work Out

Running + Beer: A Hoppy Way to Work Out

Most of us don’t typically associate beer with exercise, but there might actually be a few good reasons to enjoy a pint or two after your run
Cortisone Injections for Runners: Yea or Nay?

Cortisone Injections for Runners: Yea or Nay?

Cortisone is a corticosteroid anti-inflammatory delivered through an injection that goes directly to the site of inflammation in your body