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Eric Hunt's Remarkable Comeback: From Quadricep Tendon Rupture to Powerlifting

Discover Eric Hunt's awe-inspiring journey from a ruptured quadricep tendon to powerlifting glory. Follow his resilience, rehabilitation, and ambitious comeback goals after overcoming adversity. A tale of strength, determination, and the unwavering spirit that defines extraordinary comebacks.

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How to Create Your Own Winter X Games Safely: Navigating Extreme Thrills with Expert Insights

Unlocking the Secrets to Injury Prevention and Optimal Performance in High-Stakes Winter Sports.

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Royal H. Burpee Was a Real Person: Beyond the Name, the Man Behind the Iconic Fitness Test

From CrossFit to functional training, discover how burpees offer a dynamic combination of aerobic and strength exercises for a fun and effective workout experience.

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Stride into Wellness: Navigating the Path of Joint Health and Fitness – Exploring the Harmony of Walking and Running

Explore the world of optimal joint health and fitness with expert orthopedic insights. Discover the benefits of walking and running, strike a balance for overall fitness, and delve into effective weight management strategies tailored for women. 

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Navigating the holiday hustle and bustle with Orthopedic conditions

Discover practical tips for navigating the holiday season with orthopedic conditions. Prioritize self-care, use ergonomic tools, and manage pain effectively. Stay active and stress-free while embracing the festive spirit

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Resilience and Return: Eli Patrick's Clavicle Fracture and the Journey Back to Adventure

Join Eli Patrick on his remarkable journey from a snowboarding mishap and clavicle fracture to a successful orthopedic surgery by Dr. Burbank. Discover how he overcame the challenges, battled post-surgery physical therapy, and returned to his beloved adventure sports with unwavering determination. Follow Eli's story of resilience, and find inspiration in his fearless pursuit of high-risk activities.

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Playing Safe: Preventing and Recovering from Orthopedic Ankle and Foot Injuries in Pickleball

Discover how to safeguard against orthopedic injuries in pickleball and learn effective recovery strategies. Explore injury prevention tips and expert guidance for a safe and enjoyable pickleball experience.

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Staying Active and Safe: A Guide to Exercising Through Pregnancy

Discover the benefits of pregnancy exercise and staying active for both mom and baby. Learn safe workout modifications and expert tips for each trimester. Prioritize your health and well-being during this incredible journey with our comprehensive guide.

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Summer Safety: 5 Tips to Preventing Heat-Related Injuries in Your Fitness Routine

Stay safe in the summer sun! Discover essential tips for preventing heat-related injuries during your outdoor fitness routine. Hydrate properly, choose the right time and place, dress for comfort, and listen to your body. Modify your workout to beat the heat and enjoy a healthy and active summer.

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Pickleball Injury Prevention: Expert Tips for Weekend Warrior

Learn how to prevent pickleball injuries with insights from an orthopedic surgeon. Discover common injuries, such as foot and ankle injuries, low back injuries, and shoulder and elbow injuries, and find out how to reduce the risk through proper warm-up, stretching, and exercise. Seek professional guidance for treatment and rehabilitation if injuries occur. Stay safe and enjoy pickleball without the worry of getting hurt. 

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Simple Ways to Improve Your Mental Health and Orthopedic Well-Being

In this article, we will discuss the benefits of yoga and stretching for mental health, alongside our friends at Melting Point Hot Yoga and provide simple movements that you can do at home. We hope you'll join us in taking control of your mental health this month!

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OrthoCarolina, Doctors Provide Orthopaedic Care and Education in Tanzania

OrthoCarolina's Dr. Virginia Casey and other medical professionals are providing orthopaedic care and education to patients at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center in Tanzania

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Running Tips for New Years Resolutions with Dr. Saltzman

OrthoCarolina specialist, Dr. Bryan Saltzman discusses tips for cardio in the new year.

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When Should You Drink Sports Drinks?

Sports drinks vs water: When is it best to drink either?

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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.

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Orthopedic Research Powers Long-Term Wellness for Women

Orthopedic research focused on women helps fitness professionals like OrthoCarolina's Melissa Bisnet keep their clients healthy & safe for the long haul.

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Turf Toe: Causes & Treatments

Turf toe, the largest joint in the big toe, which connects the first bone in the toe and the first long bone in the foot, is a sprain to the metatarsophalangeal joint (MTP).

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At-Home Olympic-Style Workouts

In this series, we cover different Olympic events and relate them to upcoming spring sports with insight from OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine Specialists.

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What to Expect When You Start Cycling

The OrthoCarolina Winston Women's Cycling team shares insight into what to expect when you decide to get involved in cycling as well as suggestions on how you can best maximize your time.

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What Is Tendinitis?

Tendons, thick cords that connect your muscles to bones, are more important than you might realize. For people who have had tendinitis (also called tendonitis), inflammation of the tendons causes pain and swelling, sometimes severe, and can make it difficult to do the activities you love.

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What You Need to Know about Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Runner’s Knee)

In the running community, patellofemoral pain syndrome (“PFPS”), or Runner’s Knee, has a reputation for being painful and frustrating.

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8 Ways to Keep Your Knees Healthy as You Age

Knee pain is a common problem, especially for older adults. Over the years, your knees endure a lot of wear and tear as you fight against gravity to move and walk.

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Always Tired? A Few Reasons Why & How To Fix It

Living with chronic fatigue? Find out what the cause could be and how to fix it.

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5 Tips to Protect Youth Athletes from Foot Injuries

Most sports-related foot injuries are preventable. Here are 5 simple tips to help protect your youth athletes from foot and ankle injuries.

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How Short Workouts Can Be Beneficial

If you're short on time or motivation, here's how committing to “snack-sized” workouts throughout the day can make a big difference.

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