You. Improved.

Combining sports knowledge with orthopedic expertise, we have the latest technology, exercise equipment, and expertise to return you to your sport safely and quickly. Conveniently located, the Sports Medicine physician team at OrthoCarolina treats athletes in high school, colleges and universities, and professional sports organizations across the southeast.

Actively seeking the newest research-backed innovation and research, our Sports Medicine physicians often develop pioneering treatments and solutions for athletes of all types. Our team of Sports Medicine doctors also work alongside physical therapists to create rehabilitation plans or with athletic trainers to develop appropriate exercise regimens. 

    Warm Up Right for Soccer Performance and Prevention

    These days, most people usually agree that athletes should be doing some type of warm up prior to taking the field, including sports like soccer. What is less clear is exactly what that warm up should look like. Just jogging or doing prolonged hold, stretching is inadequate, and may actually do more harm than good.

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    Is it time to lace up the cleats?

    A former professional soccer player’s perspective on playing the sport

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    Why Foam Rolling is Important: A Soccer Player’s Perspective

    Not too long ago I was working with the U.S. Men’s National Beach Soccer team in their Beach World Cup qualifier tournament.

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    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.

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    Taking Care of Collegiate Athletes

    Keeping the Charlotte 49ers in the game

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    OrthoCarolina Motorsports: Keeping you in the race

    Dedicated to keeping you in the race

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    OrthoCarolina Soccer: Keeping you in the game

    Committed to keeping you in the game and proud to support numerous area youth soccer clubs.

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    Ten Things to Know about Being a Physician to an NFL Team

    Dr. Patrick Connor, Head Team Physician of the Carolina Panthers, offers his perspective

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    How recovering from an ACL tear is as much mental as it is physical: Warren’s Story

    When an athlete gets injured, we tend to focus on the physical aspects: What was hurt, the surgery, and when can the athlete get back on the field or court...

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    5 Exercises You May be Doing Wrong and Why: Dr Majors and Sportology

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    Why Position-Specific Injuries are Common in NASCAR

    “In what other sport do you get a 15-second break every hour?” –Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Cheerleading and Injury Risk

    The American Medical Association recently declared cheerleading a sport, saying that the rigors and risks led them to the decision.

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    How Do Orthopedic Surgeons Contribute to College Athletics?

    If you know OrthoCarolina, you know that we’re passionate about sports, including our local and regional college teams...

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    Transtibial Technique - Dr. Piasecki

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    Modified Transtibial Technique - Dr. Piasecki

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    Amazing Story: One Armed Golfer

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