April is National Occupational Therapy Month

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

I’m an occupational therapist, and it’s somewhat ironic that spring coincides with National Occupational Therapy Month in April...
What do learning, statistics and sports scores have in common?

What do learning, statistics and sports scores have in common?

CMS, OrthoCarolina bringing new STEM program to high school athletics

CMS and OrthoCarolina to launch new STEM program tied to high school athletics

StatSquad combines learning, statistics and sports
The Importance of Elevating Your Heart Rate Through Exercise

The Importance of Elevating Your Heart Rate Through Exercise

According to the American Heart Association, factors including a person’s age and health activities all determine what a normal heart rate is.
Fit Tip Friday — Side Bridge

Fit Tip Friday — Side Bridge

Core exercises are important for everyone, but people with lower back pain can especially benefit from extra focus on the core.
Chow Down Like Your Doc -- What Our Physicians Eat for Breakfast
Three Major Kids’ Soccer Injuries to Know About

Three Major Kids’ Soccer Injuries to Know About

Because no matter their position on the field, all soccer players are keepers…

ORTHOCAROLINA PARTNERS WITH UNTAMED SCIENCE FOR SPORTOLOGY VIDEOS

Video series aims to help public better understand the real science of sports and sports medicine
Ice vs. Heat: What Should I Use, When?

Ice vs. Heat: What Should I Use, When?

Almost all of us, at some point, will strain or irritate a muscle or ligament, and the resulting pain can have a big impact on your daily life. To make that pain subside is it better to use ice or heat?
Behind the Scenes: Athletic Training at the College Level

Behind the Scenes: Athletic Training at the College Level

At Belmont Abbey, we strive to educate our students in three areas: body, mind, and spirit. In athletics, we focus a little more on the body area and work to keep our athletes in optimal physical condition both to prevent injury and to compete at a high level.
Meet Angela Sneed, NASCAR Athletic Trainer

Meet Angela Sneed, NASCAR Athletic Trainer

How she stayed on track and made her dream come true
Fit Tip Friday - Foam Rolling for Beginners

Fit Tip Friday - Foam Rolling for Beginners

Why do our muscles sometimes feel tight?
Why You Should Train Like an Athlete at Any Age

Why You Should Train Like an Athlete at Any Age

Believe it or not, humans start losing muscle mass as young as age 30, and bone mass as young as age 40.
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
The Buddy System: Group Fitness Benefits

The Buddy System: Group Fitness Benefits

In an age when it can often feel like every moment of the day is scheduled to the minute, workouts can get tossed to the side. Even worse, trying to continually force exercise can quickly cause self-motivation to evaporate.