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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.Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
OrthoCarolina's Dr. Virginia Casey and other medical professionals are providing orthopaedic care and education to patients at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center in TanzaniaRead More
OrthoCarolina specialist, Dr. Bryan Saltzman discusses tips for cardio in the new year.Read More
Orthopedic research focused on women helps fitness professionals like OrthoCarolina's Melissa Bisnet keep their clients healthy & safe for the long haul.Read More
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.Read More
In the running community, patellofemoral pain syndrome (“PFPS”), or Runner’s Knee, has a reputation for being painful and frustrating.Read More
Most sports-related foot injuries are preventable. Here are 5 simple tips to help protect your youth athletes from foot and ankle injuries.
When your child falls in love with a sport, it can be difficult to step up to the plate and interfere. But sometimes as a parent, you have to play hardball.Read More
Should you walk or run to get your miles in? Find out which option might be best for your individual health and wellness goals.Read More
What is overtraining and how do you know if you need to take a day off? Find out the suggested frequency for rest days and how best to weave them into your normal workout routine.
Exercise science has advanced over the decades, and folks over 50 will find improved results—and a more enjoyable process—by taking advantage of some of the newer trends in fitness. To help you separate the useful information from marketing gimmicks, here are five fitness trends worth following when you’re over 50.Read More
Notorious in baseball players, Tommy John injuries, or Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) injuries, can cause significant pain, decreased strength and mobility loss. There are two surgical options available for athletes who suffer from a Tommy John ligament injury.Read More