OrthoCarolina Welcomes Alison Warren, DAOM, L.Ac.

Patients now have access to Integrative Medicine Service Line
What is Hand Therapy?

What is Hand Therapy?

As a specialty practice of occupational and physical therapy, hand therapy focuses on orthopedic conditions that affect the upper extremities (hands and arms).
Common Foot Conditions Treated with Orthotics

Common Foot Conditions Treated with Orthotics

OrthoCarolina providers can refer patients to Performance Orthotics
Post-Race Overtraining: How to Let Your Body Heal Properly

Post-Race Overtraining: How to Let Your Body Heal Properly

Leading up to a race, it’s important to plan your training accordingly to avoid overtraining...
World Physical Therapy Day

World Physical Therapy Day

Our physical therapists at OrthoCarolina play a vital role in keeping our patients healthy, improving movement, managing pain, promoting healing, and are often an important part of rehabilitation for those with chronic conditions.
My Hand Can Art Exhibit Opens Uptown

My Hand Can Art Exhibit Opens Uptown

The My Hand Can art exhibition opens at the Mint Museum Uptown on September 3, showcasing the works of OrthoCarolina Hand Center patients.

High Five: OrthoCarolina and the Mint Museum Open My Hand Can Exhibit

Special art show displays works by Hand Center patients
How to Properly Foam Roll

How to Properly Foam Roll

Foam rolling has become increasingly popular over recent years, and foam rollers of all sizes can be found in almost any gym or physical therapy clinic in the United States.
What is Arthritis of the Foot?

What is Arthritis of the Foot?

Arthritis is very common in middle age and we see it often in the foot.
What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy -- Dry Needling

What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy -- Dry Needling

When we contract our muscles repetitively, such as motion in sports activities, jobs or stress-related muscle tension, sensitive trigger points can develop within the muscle itself along the fascia that cover and protect them.
How to Avoid Rotator Cuff Injuries While Working

How to Avoid Rotator Cuff Injuries While Working

Rotator cuff injuries or tears are one of the most commonly encountered shoulder problems seen by orthopedic surgeons.
How to Know Which Running Shoes to Buy

How to Know Which Running Shoes to Buy

Whether you’re hitting the asphalt or the trails, the mountains, the beach or somewhere in between for your run, there are a lot of different factors that go into picking the right shoe.
How Orthotics Can Help Your Feet

How Orthotics Can Help Your Feet

Faulty alignment in your feet can create havoc and pain in the entire body...
Overtraining: When it Comes to Running, How Much is Too Much?

Overtraining: When it Comes to Running, How Much is Too Much?

The simple definition of overtraining is not allowing enough recovery time between hard workouts to allow your body to recover...
Toe Up, Toe Off: How Important is Footstrike in Running?

Toe Up, Toe Off: How Important is Footstrike in Running?

How the foot interacts with the ground while running is a topic of many running conversations...
Aquatic and Pool-based Therapy

Aquatic and Pool-based Therapy

Aquatic-based therapy offers a healing medium and therapeutic components that can be customized to each patient’s needs...

Basic Sling Wear Instructions

Post-Rotator Cuff Repair, OrthoCarolina Matthews Physical Therapy
8  Ways to Keep Your Knees Healthy as You Age

8 Ways to Keep Your Knees Healthy as You Age

Knee pain is a common problem, especially in older adults. As we move, walk and run every day, we battle gravity, and natural deterioration will occur...
What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy – Check out H-Wave ®

What We’re Doing in Physical Therapy – Check out H-Wave ®

H-Wave stimulation is a drug-free form of electrical stimulation, or small muscle fiber stimulator, that treats chronic soft-tissue injury, improves lymphatic flow, and helps decrease acute, chronic and neuropathic pain